Theft of the Master aims to appeal to the reader seeking more from a novel than a good read. This is an intricate web of a story speckled with an assortment of finely described characters spanning different historical periods and continents. The story moves along at a terrific rate and entices the reader to discover how the circle will be completed. This is the story of an ancient religious icon pilfered at the end of WWII and its consequences for a family and a nation. Theft of the Master has all the ingredients of a top class thriller!