The Mona Lisa was stolen from her place of repose in the Salon Carré in the finest museum in the world, the Louvre, on 21 August 1911 ... and returned in 1913. That much is fact.A compelling story of the intrigue surrounding the 1986 robbery of Da Vinci's icon of the art world. An enthralling and engaging scheme of double-cross, conspiracy, murder, and a deadly vendetta. Transposed to modern-day Paris, the persuasive plot moves from Florence and Hong Kong, to Nice and Majorca - a tale rich in atmosphere and alive with the imagery of the locales - and an unexpected conclusion.'A gripping, suspense filled story - an entertaining read...' 'A most engaging and plausible plot...' 'Move over Dan Brown...'