Bearer of Secrets



Bearer of Secrets: An Art Heist Mystery
(Celine Skye Psychic Mystery Series)
by Nupur Tustin

About Bearer of Secrets


Bearer of Secrets: An Art Heist Mystery (Celine Skye Psychic Mystery Series)
Psychic Mystery
3rd in Series
Setting – Where does your book take place? Paso Robles, CA and Boston, MA
Publisher ‏ : ‎ Foiled Plots Press (June 27, 2024)
Print length ‏ : ‎ 397 pages
Digital ASIN ‏ : ‎ B0D5PCCSDR


SIZZLING SUSPENSE: Based on the True Story of Boston’s Gardner Museum Theft!

Could a stolen Degas unravel a cold-case art heist? Celine must find out before murder closes in . . .
Shattered by a journalist’s death and sensing danger to his mother, Clara, psychic art sleuth Celine Skye struggles to focus on the

Gardner Museum theft. Until a stolen Degas taken eight years after the heist surfaces—along with new clues and visions of Clara in peril.

Compelled to investigate, Celine has a startling revelation linking Clara to a Gardner Museum insider. Could Clara’s son have uncovered evidence implicating her friend in the theft?

With the threat to Clara escalating, Celine must find the truth before murder finds them both. . .


Enjoy an Excerpt:

Celine Skye and Her Psychic Dream

Nupur Tustin

As a psychic art sleuth, Celine Skye often receives clues and insights into a case from psychic dreams. But since not every dream is a psychic dream—some will simply be taken from the events of our daily life—Celine has to examine what she’s seen to determine whether it’s worth considering.

So in Bearer of Secrets when she finds herself in a church with Jesus, whose voice sounds disturbingly familiar, Celine has to wonder if the dream holds a clue to the Gardner theft:


She’d been dreaming

Clearly. But what had it meant? Anything?

Celine turned her head back, her gaze fixed on the white ceiling looming over her. She’d been poring over the Gardner Museum file—just as Julia had suggested— before she went to bed.

“Who knows, it might trigger some psychic dreams,” the former fed had suggested. It was the only thing they could think of when their usual strategy of inducing a trance had failed miserably—producing only vivid and terrifying images of the shot that had taken Jonah Hibbert’s life. 

“I can’t do this,” Celine had gasped. “I can’t do it anymore, Julia.”

Even the memory of it made her shudder. Tight-lipped, she tore her mind away from the impressions swarming her brain. 

So, she’d been looking through the Gardner file last night. What had she focused on?

The gu. Belle had told her there was something about the wine vessel she was forgetting. 

Then she’d turned the page to the five Degas sketches taken from the Short Gallery. A large color photo of the Manet the thieves had made off with was mounted on the facing page. 

In her mind’s eye, Celine had seen a large golden key sitting atop the pages. The image had been so vivid, she’d reached out to touch it, only to feel the glossy paper of the photographs and the thick, rough texture of the paper on which they were mounted. 

She’d understood that to mean that the stolen Impressionist works were the key to—what exactly? Some clue or information she was missing about the gu? 

Would finding the Degas and the Manet lead to the Shang dynasty wine vessel?

And how did the church fit in? Why had she found herself there anyway?

It wasn’t a church in either Los Angeles, where she’d spent her childhood, or Paso Robles, her home for the past eight years. 

Boston? The voice she’d heard coming from the figure of the Savior had sounded so familiar. Where had she heard it before?


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About Nupur Tustin

Nupur Tustin is a former journalist who misuses a Ph.D. in Communication and an M.A. in English to paint intrigue and orchestrate murder. She is the author of the Joseph Haydn Mystery series set in eighteenth-century Austria and the Celine Skye Psychic Mysteries about a psychic art sleuth who takes on the still unsolved

 Gardner Museum theft of 1990. She also writes the Sophie’s Adventure series about an art sleuth who recovers stolen art as an undercover tourist. For more about her and her books, please visit

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  1. I love the pretty cover and it sounds like a book I would love to read.

  2. I'm so glad you like the cover, Anita! I'll be sure to pass on your compliments to my cover designer. And I'm also glad that you like the sound of this art heist mystery! Nupur

  3. And, Mary, thanks for hosting me. (I hope my previous comment to Anita went through. If not, thanks for visiting and leaving a comment, Anita. I'm glad you like the concept of the book as well as the cover). Nupur

  4. Sounds like a book I would really enjoy reading.


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