Final Portrait

Final Portrait

‘Vera Caspary and others were the forerunners of Gillian Flynn, Megan Abbott, Laura Lippmann and of course, Paula Hawkins’ Irish Times

Renowned painter Henry Leveret is found shot dead in his downtown studio, and his estranged son, Michael, returns to his family and his father’s circle of friends in order to try to find out who killed him.

There are plenty of suspects: his gallery manager, Chandler Sprague, who is in love with Henry’s widow; his wealthy heiress assistant Janet Altheim, who was in love with him; and her lover Bruno, who resented Henry are just a few on Michael’s list.

But Leveret was writing a biography of sorts, his own confession, when he was shot. Was he about to reveal something, a secret that cost him his life?
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 14th May 2016

Price: £7.99

ISBN-13: 9781471918889

Reviews

A female pioneer of the genre
LA TIMES
Vera Caspary is an expert at suspense and suspicion
NEW YORK TIMES
Vera Caspary and others were the forerunners of Gillian Flynn, Megan Abbott, Laura Lippmann and of course, Paula Hawkins
IRISH TIMES