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Flesh-Coloured Dominoes

Flesh-Coloured Dominoes

Author(s): Zigmunds Skujinš

Location(s): Baltic Coast, Russia

Genre(s): Fantasy, Mystery

Era(s): 18th Century to WW2 and modern

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When Baroness Valtraute von Bruegen’s officer husband’s body is severed in two, she is delighted to find that the lower half has been sewn onto the upper body of the humble local captain Ulste. She conceives a child only...

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Icebreaker

Icebreaker

Author(s): John Gardner

Location(s): Finland, Russia

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): Later 20th Century

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James Bond is back in this continuation novel set in Finland and Russia. Forced to work with small group of elite American, Russian and Israeli spies, Bond must stop a new terrorist group hellbent on creating a New Third...

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Kill with a Borrowed Knife: or Agent Ai

Kill with a Borrowed Knife: or Agent Ai

Author(s): Michael Wreford

Location(s): Beijing (Peking), China, Hong Kong, Moscow

Genre(s): Thriller

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China, the eve of the September 11 attacks. A powerful cyber weapon is about to be released. Only one man can stop it … Journalist and SIS (MI6) contract agent George Quant arrives on the run in Beijing. Estranged...

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Midnight in St Petersburg

Midnight in St Petersburg

Author(s): Vanora Bennett

Location(s): St Petersburg (Leningrad)

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): Early 20th century

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St Petersburg,1911: Inna Feldman has fled the pogroms of the south to take refuge with distant relatives in Russia’s capital city. Welcomed into the flamboyant Leman family, she is apprenticed into their violin-making workshop. With her looks and talents,...

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Moscow Noir

Moscow Noir

Author(s): Natalia Smirnova

Location(s): Moscow

Genre(s): Crime, Short Stories

Era(s): Modern

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“crime fiction featuring hard-boiled cynical characters and bleak sleazy settings.” Dirty dealings in the middle of the night, in the snow, very louche, stereotypical Moscow? Judge for yourself

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Moscow Rules

Moscow Rules

Author(s): Daniel Silva

Location(s): Courchevel, Italy, Moscow

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): 2000s

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The violent death of a journalist leads secret agent Gabriel Allon to Russia. But this is not the grim Moscow of Soviet times, but a new Moscow, awash in oil wealth and in thrall to a new generation of...

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One Night in Winter

One Night in Winter

Author(s): Simon Sebag Montefiore

Location(s): Moscow

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): 1945

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If your children were forced to testify against you, what terrible secrets would they reveal? Moscow 1945. As Stalin and his courtiers celebrate victory over Hitler, shots ring out. On a nearby bridge, a teenage boy and girl lie dead. But this...

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One Steppe Beyond

One Steppe Beyond

Author(s): Thom Wheeler

Location(s): Russia

Genre(s): Travelogue

Era(s): 1990s

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Travelling across the former Soviet Union is a challenge at the best of times – but in a dilapidated VDub… that’s got to be plain daft… hasn’t it? I was in my prime, hungry to make a mark on...

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Ostland

Ostland

Author(s): David Thomas

Location(s): Berlin, Russia

Genre(s): Historical, Thriller

Era(s): Mid 20th Century

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February 1941, wartime Berlin. Brilliant, idealistic young detective Georg Heuser joins the Murder Squad in the midst of the biggest manhunt the city has ever seen. A serial killer is slaughtering women on S-Bahn trains and leaving their battered...

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Red Sparrow

Red Sparrow

Author(s): Jason Matthews

Location(s): Russia

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): Modern

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A Russian honey trap agent targets a young CIA operative to uncover a senior-ranking mole at the heart of the Russian Intelligence service. Dominika Egorov, former prima ballerina, is sucked into the heart of Putin’s Russia, the country she...

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