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Doomed Spy

Doomed Spy
  • Author(s): J R Rogers
  • Location(s): Kinshasa, London, Montevideo, Moscow
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Suspense, Thriller
  • Era(s): 1960

From Leopoldville, to Antwerp to the quiet South American capital of Montevideo, Uruguay, Doomed Spy is a psychological spy thriller set in an unconventional distant posting at the height of the Cold War. At the center of the intrigue...

In the First Circle

In the First Circle
  • Author(s): Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
  • Location(s): Moscow
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1949

Moscow, Christmas Eve, 1949.The Soviet secret police intercept a call made to the American embassy by a Russian diplomat who promises to deliver secrets about the nascent Soviet Atomic Bomb program. On that same day, a brilliant mathematician is...

Moskva

Moskva
  • Author(s): Jack Grimwood
  • Location(s): Russia, Moscow
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Thriller
  • Era(s): 1980s

‘Peppered with memorable characters, carved with precision, … highly recommended’ Shots Magazine ‘Given that the definitive thriller in 1980’s Moscow already exists (Gorky Park), Moskva looks like a crazy gamble. But it’s one that comes off’ Sunday Times ‘A...

Murder on the Strike of Five

Murder on the Strike of Five
  • Author(s): M P Peacock
  • Location(s): Moscow, Russia
  • Genre(s): Historical, Mystery
  • Era(s): 1917

Moscow, Russia, February 1917. As the tinder-box of Revolution ignites, Inspector Vladimir Lesnoy gets a vital lead in an investigation he has been working on for years – the case of a brutal serial killer. Aboard the Trans-Siberian Express,...

Salt the Snow

Salt the Snow
  • Author(s): Carrie Callaghan
  • Location(s): Spain, Moscow
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1930s

American journalist Milly Bennett has covered murders in San Francisco, fires in Hawaii, and a civil war in China, but 1930s Moscow presents her greatest challenge yet. When her young Russian husband is suddenly arrested by the secret police,...

Stalin’s Ghost

Stalin’s Ghost
  • Author(s): Martin Cruz Smith
  • Location(s): Moscow
  • Genre(s): Mystery
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Investigator Arkady Renko, the pariah of the Moscow prosecutor’s office, has been assigned the thankless job of investigating a new phenomenon: late-night subway riders report seeing the ghost of Joseph Stalin on the platform of the Chistye Prudy Metro...

The Archivist’s Story

The Archivist’s Story
  • Author(s): Travis Holland
  • Location(s): Moscow
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 1939

Moscow, 1939. In the recesses of the infamous Lubyanka prison, a young archivist is sent to authenticate an unsigned story confiscated from one of the many political prisoners there. The writer is Isaac Babel. The great author of Red...

The Concubine’s Secret

The Concubine’s Secret
  • Author(s): Kate Furnivall
  • Location(s): China, Moscow
  • Genre(s): Historical, Fiction
  • Era(s): 1920s

China, 1929. For years Lydia Ivanova believed her father was killed by the Bolsheviks. But when she learns he is captive in Stalin-controlled Russia, the fiery-haired girl is willing to leave everything behind – even her Chinese lover, Chang...

The Day Watch

The Day Watch
  • Author(s): Sergei Lukyanenko
  • Location(s): Moscow
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Paranormal
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Walking the streets of Moscow, indistinguishable from the rest of its population, are The Others. Possessors of supernatural powers and capable of entering the Twilight, a shadowy world that exists in parallel to our own, each owes allegiance either...

The Little Russian

The Little Russian
  • Author(s): Susan Sherman
  • Location(s): Ukraine, Moscow, Russia
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1903-1920

The Little Russian spotlights an exciting new and assured voice in historical fiction. The novel tells the story of Berta Alshonsky, who revels in childhood memories of her time spent with a wealthy family in Moscow––a life filled with...

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