Jerry Kennealy. The Forger (1996) 280 pp.
A tale of art fraud featuring San Francisco insurance investigator Robert Duran. While Duran is investigating a stolen van Gogh painting, his wife is abducted by her first husband, an ex-convict. Is there a connection?
Published in the United States as The Suspect (New York: Onyx, 1998; 364 pp.).
Setting: San Francisco