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Details if other :. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Preview — Wired by Judith Gaines. Jade Weekes emerged from the oily wash of the Seine five years ago with no memory of her life, but an uncanny knowledge of fine art, museum security, and a knack for walking away with priceless treasures.
Wired by Judith Gaines
Now she's tracking an elusive Van Gogh with ties to an underworld struggle that will reveal her forgotten past. Jade Weekes leaves Paris to track a priceless Van Gogh fro Jade Weekes emerged from the oily wash of the Seine five years ago with no memory of her life, but an uncanny knowledge of fine art, museum security, and a knack for walking away with priceless treasures.
Pete to Chicago. Her contacts are shady and she is beginning to think there is more to this job than a buyer wanting a gift for his wife. Otherwise, why would Simon Morrell, a rival thief, cross her path just as the FBI begins asking questions? Caught up in the six billion dollar international art theft industry, she enlists help from unlikely sources: film actor Alex Ford, and veteran FBI specialists Stewart Connor and John Young.
No one is who they seem, most of all Jade Weekes. Get A Copy. Kindle Edition , pages. Published March 19th first published January 1st More Details Other Editions 1. Friend Reviews. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about Wired , please sign up. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
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Sort order. Quite a good book, I think I will be looking for more by this author. Yes there were a lot of spelling errors, and a spell checker would have helped a lot, but other than that, the book was quite enjoyable.. I downloaded this book because I enjoy 'heist' movies and it promised me an art theft. Art theft, at least in the media, is usually intelligent. It's not about hurting people, it's about elegant, intellectual crime where no-one really gets hurt, because, lets face it, if your painting gets stolen you can always have someone paint a copy, most of us would never be able to tell the difference.
Jade Weekes, the protagonist of 'Wired' would be able to tell the difference, but we don't know why.
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Her I downloaded this book because I enjoy 'heist' movies and it promised me an art theft. Her past is a mystery and what there is, is not entirely believable. The mystery is a plus, it's a great way of pulling us into the story, but for me, Jade herself is just a little bit bland. I can't put my finger on it. The Light Brigade In this moving new novel from celebrated author Nickolas Butler, a Wisconsin family grapples with the power and limitations of faith when one of their own falls under the influence of a radical church.
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