The Van Gogh Deception (The Lost Art Mysteries) (Hardcover)

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Dan Brown meets Jason Bourne in this riveting middle-grade mystery thriller. When a young boy is discovered in Washington DC’s National Gallery without any recollection of who he is, so begins a high-stakes race to unravel the greatest mystery of all: his identity.

      As the stakes continue to rise, the boy must piece together the disjointed clues of his origins while using his limited knowledge to stop one of the greatest art frauds ever attempted. Digitally interactive, this breathtaking museum mystery offers QR codes woven throughout the book that bring renowned paintings to readers’ fingertips.

About the Author

As a lawyer, Deron R. Hicks investigates mysteries for a living. He is also the author of several books for young readers, including The Van Gogh Deception, which is part of the Lost Art Mysteries series. He lives in Warm Springs, Georgia, with his wife and children. To learn more, visit

Praise For…

"A suspenseful mystery romp with art appreciation and heartening trust in readers' intelligence." — Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"... A mash-up of high culture, high tech, mystery and action... readers ages 9-13 will relish every surprise turnabout." — Wall Street Journal

"Hicks deftly mixes details about art history and forgery into a fastpaced, nonstop-action mystery plot..." — Booklist

Product Details
ISBN: 9780544759275
ISBN-10: 0544759273
Publisher: Clarion Books
Publication Date: August 29th, 2017
Pages: 320
Language: English
Series: The Lost Art Mysteries