The Big Steal

by Emyl Jenkins

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Hired to assess the value of broken and missing antiques following a suspicious burglary at a Virginia manor house, intrepid appraiser and amateur sleuth Sterling Glass finds that her job is more complicated than she’d anticipated. The antiques, she realizes, are not always what they seem: some are worth tens...
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Published By Algonquin Books

Format Paperback

Number Of Pages 366

Publication Date 07/14/2009

ISBN 9781565124462

Dimensions 5.5 inches x 8.19 inches

An "intriguing second mystery." –Publishers Weekly

— Sara Gruen

In The Big Steal, "real-life antiques appraiser Jenkins again imbues her sleuth, Sterling Glass, with knowledge and curiosity in equal parts, making this story as informative as it layered...The mystery is thoroughly involving, but the real fun is the characters: both Sterling and the supporting cast are well drawn and engaging...If you like light and breezy (but not silly), this one's for you." —Bookliststarred review