Five Days in Bogotá

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About the Author

Linda Moore is an author, traveler, and recovering gallery owner. Her gallery featured contemporary artists from Latin American, Spain, and the United States and she has exhibited at numerous art fairs, including in Bogotá, Buenos Aires, and Madrid. Attribution, her debut novel was an IBPA finalist in Ben Franklin Awards for General Fiction, Eric Hoffer honorable mention winner in General Fiction, on the 2022 Sarton Book Awards Short List in Contemporary Fiction, winner of Somerset Award in Literary and Contemporary Fiction and a 2022 International Book Awards Finalist in Best New Fiction, among other distinctions. She has published award-winning exhibition catalogs and her writing has appeared in art journals and anthologies. She resides with her book-collecting husband in San Diego and is working hard on her next novel in their vacation cottage on Kauai.


Praise for Five Days in Bogotá

"Love thrillers? Me, too, and Linda Moore's whip smartFive Days in Bogotá adds extra ammunition to the genre, with a feisty art . . . heroine on the verge of bankruptcy who has to thwart art fraud, nefarious ex-boyfriend, and even drug lords, in order to keep her family safe. A hold-your-breath read about what we do for love--of family and of art."
--Caroline Leavitt, New York Times bests-elling author of Pictures of You and With or Without You

"It's rare to encounter a book that so convincingly and vividly evokes a time and place, as Five Days does with Pablo Escobar's Colombia. Part thriller, part historical fiction, part glimpse into the small but intriguing world of international art dealing, it's great fun and a worthy read."
--Ron Currie, author of One-Eyed Man

"Five Days in Bogota is a gripping literary thriller that sweeps you into the international art world from the first page. Colombia is brought vividly to life, as is the darker, seamier side of the art trade with moments of heart pounding tension that will leave you breathless."
--Lyn Liao Butler, author of Someone Else's Life

"A romp through the beauty and mysteries of Colombia. Each page is rich with adventure and intrigue!"
--Joshua Mohr, author of Model Citizen, A Memoir

Praise For Attribution:

"Friends who are not quite friends, scholars with feet of clay, and unexpected finds in very old libraries contribute to an extraordinary ending . . . in this ultimately satisfying read."

". . . superb descriptions of Spain, its cities and museums, and seventeenth century art--as well as the often cut-throat world of graduate school. The ensuing intrigue is fast-paced, fun to read, hard to put down."
--Midwest Book Review

"Moore's . . . passion and extensive knowledge of art history show on every page. . . . A captivating journey to a specialized world full of drama."
--Kirkus Reviews

"The story is beautifully written and includes art history as well as descriptions of the restoration of canvas paintings and the ways in which the art market works."

"One does not need to be an art lover to enjoy this bright beam of hope. Readers who enjoy novels with engaging characters who grow through their struggles, and those who enjoy historical fiction, will find Attribution well worth their time."
--Reader Views, 5-star review

"Filled with exciting findings and daunting setbacks as well as numerous fascinating art references, Attribution is an enthralling read."
--Seattle Book Review

"Attribution by Linda Moore will grab the interest of art lovers and fans of historical fiction instantly. . . . The writing is gorgeous, sprinkled with lovely dialogues and mesmerizing descriptions."
--Readers' Favorite, 5-star review

"Desperate for meaning and to fill the hole left by her younger brother's death, an art historian searches for a lost painting--and finds herself. Gorgeously written and as rapturous as a Van Gogh, Moore's book is a winner."
--Caroline Leavitt, New York Times best-selling author of Pictures of You and With or Without You

"Moore's compelling debut takes the reader deep into the art world, where power, politics, and privilege have long pushed women out of the picture. Vividly rendered and full of intrigue, this mystery will have readers rooting for its heroine on her quest to uncover the truth and give credit where it's due. An illuminating and fascinating page-turner!"
--Gina Sorell, author of GMA Buzz pick and NYTBR Editor's Choice The Wise Women

"Moore's passion for art, and her deep knowledge of the field, makes Attribution as beautifully rendered as the mysterious painting at the center of its gripping mystery. An engrossing debut about the importance and power of truth."
--Stacey Swann, author of Good Morning America Book Club Pick Olympus, Texas

"Moore delivers a riveting, flawlessly paced plot full of unforgettable characters, satisfying turns, and the complex workings of an art world the author knows intimately. . . . At stake are the reputations of leading historians, the legacy of one of the great master painters, and the brilliance of the women relegated to their shadows--until now."
--Angela Pneuman, award-winning author of Home Remedies and Lay It on My Heart

"Attribution is an intriguing art-historical fantasia. I loved reading it!"
--Edward J. Sullivan, Professor, History of Art at New York University

"Moore knocked me out with this high-concept arthouse puzzle. I was on my heels the whole time, in the best way, gobbling up the next clue as the book pushed toward an evocative crescendo. A fascinating debut."
--Joshua Mohr, author of Model Citizen