Artemis Bookbinder is an odd academic with an NYPD background and an obsession for a case that remains unsolved: the robbery of the Gardner Museum in Boston. In February 2020, one of those famous paintings is found. Found with the painting, is a very dead body. Artemis, a lifelong germophobe, must navigate the outbreak of COVID-19 through a dark world of cults, drugs, and an all too powerful TV news outlet. What he discovers will shatter the foundation of everything he believes. Salvation depends on a woman who is trying to free herself from a vengeful world, controlled by men.
In March 1990, thirteen priceless pieces of art were stolen and despite thirty years of investigation, nothing has ever been found. Until now. "Birth of the Angel" is a must-read mystery novel that is filled with twists, turns, and the harsh realities of living during the COVID-19 pandemic.