B.A. Shapiro

On March 18, 1990, a pair of thieves disguised as police officers stole 13 works of art from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, Mass. Among the stolen were works by Vermeer, Rembrandt, Degas and Manet. Unsolved to this day, the heist provides the perfect backdrop for The Art Forger by B.A. Shapiro. Claire Roth is a talented artist shunned by the art world because of a past transgression. She now makes a living copying masterpieces-- which may not be respectable, but is perfectly...