What does it take to make a thief? Self Portrait is the short story prequel to the novel WIRED. WIRED (Novel) Emerging from the oily waters of the Seine, Jade Weekes has no memory of her past and her only useful skill appears to be stealing priceless artwork, usually just a few steps ahead of rival thieves. Now she's tracking an elusive Van Gogh from Paris to the U.S. with ties to an underworld struggle that will reveal more than her previous life. The trail reveals a murder, a betrayal, and a devious smuggling enterprise. Caught up in the six-billion-dollar international art theft industry, Jade is in a race to remember clues to help the FBI stop a killer.