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St. Martin's, May 2003, 24.95, 352 pp.
At the age of eighteen, college student Kathleen “Kick” Keswick met Sir Cranner Ballantine sole owner of Ballantine & Company Auctioneers, a very wealthy married man old enough to be her grandfather. She immediately becomes his mistress with her own home, which he paid for as well as bestowing jewels and fashionable clothes on her. His gave her a job at his company where she worked her way ...
St. Martin's, July 2004, 23.95, 320 pp.
She led a duel life as the power behind a London auction house while separating the undeserving rich from their fabulous jewels. Kick Keswick was a media icon for her daring thefts, always leaving a bouquet of shamrocks tied by a ribbon behind. Never caught, she retired to Province where she married Scotland Yard's Thomas Curtis, an art thief known as the Samaritan Burglar. They were very...