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The Starlings of Bucharest

Author(s): Sarah Armstrong

Location(s): Moscow

Genre(s): Fiction, Spy

Era(s): 1970s

(The Moscow Wolves Series Book 2)

The threats people hold over us are most often imagined. We even create them for ourselves.
Ted moves to London to become a journalist but quickly slides into debt. Things look up when he is given the opportunity to go to Romania to interview a film director and then attend the Moscow film festival.
But someone has other plans for him.
Has he walked into a trap?

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A story in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

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