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Artist's Proof

Gordon Cotler

Gordon Cotler attracted national attention and praise for his political thriller, Prime Candidate. In Artist's Proof, the Edgar Award-winning author combines an appealing detective and a wide cast of supporting characters into an intriguing mystery set in the art world. Taking an early retirement from the NYPD, Sid Shale has moved into a shabby beach house to devote his time to painting. His artistic career is looking bright: a wealthy Texan is interested in one of Sid's pricier works. But suddenly, the quiet beach community is rocked by the murder of a 16-year-old girl. Since Sid's portfolio contains nude sketches of the victim, soon he is the prime suspect. Sid must struggle to keep his perspective as his search for evidence takes him from glitzy art dealers to gruff off-duty cops. Narrator Richard Poe infuses the suspense with a full palette of dramatic tension and wry humor. And his adept performance highlights Gordon Cotler's masterful ear for dialogue.

Gordon Cotler attracted national attention and praise for his political thriller, Prime Candidate. In Artist's Proof, the Edgar Award-winning author combines an appealing detective and a wide cast of supporting characters into an intriguing mystery set in the art world. Taking an early retirement from the NYPD, Sid Shale has moved into a shabby beach house to devote his time to painting. His artistic career is looking bright: a wealthy Texan is interested in one of Sid's pricier works. But suddenly, the quiet beach community is rocked by the murder of a 16-year-old girl. Since Sid's portfolio contains nude sketches of the victim, soon he is the prime suspect. Sid must struggle to keep his perspective as his search for evidence takes him from glitzy art dealers to gruff off-duty cops. Narrator Richard Poe infuses the suspense with a full palette of dramatic tension and wry humor. And his adept performance highlights Gordon Cotler's masterful ear for dialogue.
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Gordon Cotler attracted national attention and praise for his political thriller, Prime Candidate. In Artist's Proof, the Edgar Award-winning author combines an appealing detective and a wide cast of supporting characters into an intriguing mystery set in the art world. Taking an early retirement from the NYPD, Sid Shale has moved into a shabby beach house to devote his time to painting. His artistic career is looking bright: a wealthy Texan is interested in one of Sid's pricier works. But suddenly, the quiet beach community is rocked by the murder of a 16-year-old girl. Since Sid's portfolio contains nude sketches of the victim, soon he is the prime suspect. Sid must struggle to keep his perspective as his search for evidence takes him from glitzy art dealers to gruff off-duty cops. Narrator Richard Poe infuses the suspense with a full palette of dramatic tension and wry humor. And his adept performance highlights Gordon Cotler's masterful ear for dialogue.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Richard Poe

Length:

8h 26m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

22:17


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

32:38


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

24:26


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

21:37


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

10:12


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

19:29


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

12:51


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

13:33


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

17:18


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

14:49


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

17:45


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

23:00


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

13:35


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

13:44


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

13:58


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

24:46


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

11:36


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

17:14


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

13:12


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

21:44


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

20:06


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

07:53


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

24:30


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

11:41


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

14:24


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

14:10


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

20:19


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

22:12


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

09:57


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

01:04