Old Scores (Chris Norgren) by Aaron Elkins

By Aaron Elkins

While a widely known French collector donates a Rembrandt to the museum, curator Chris Norgren travels to Europe on a fact-finding journey that takes a sinister flip. through the writer of A Glancing gentle and Make No Bones.

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I grabbed him by the arm and peered at him. "Not Sunday. Š "Oh, Christ. m. Monday, but you can't get from here to Dijon by five o'clock the same day, what with the time difference, so you'd have to leave Sunday. Saturday night, to be on the safe side. I know it's a nuisance舒" "Nuisance! Tony, I put in for this time off three months ago. You know how舒wait a minute, why couldn't I go check out the painting earlier? I could be in Dijon tomorrow. I could be back by the weekend. I could舒" But Tony was shaking his head.

As it happens, there's a collector who wants to give us one of his paintings," he said off-handedly. " I asked warily. "Oh, it's just a portrait. " Well, there in a nutshell was why no one had ever accused Tony of not knowing how to get someone's attention. "What's-his-name-Rembrandt," I said thickly, once I got my voice going again. " I frowned. " "Well, we do have a small problem. " "Renȳ . . " I stared at him. "And he just . . " Tony continued his placid chewing. "That's about it. "Š "Just like that?

This was followed by a peal of merry and transparently genuine laughter. I liked him right off, which hadn't been part of my plan. "How do you do, Monsieur Vachey? I'm Christopher Norgren. " He waved this off, stood up and shook hands with a formal little bow, and motioned me toward a chair. I sat, first checking for antlers. " Vachey said. " On the Rue de la Prȳfecture, a noisy truck rattled slowly by. The sound easily penetrated the French windows near Vachey's desk. So did a whiff of exhaust.

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