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A Gentle Axe

A Gentle Axe
  • Author(s): R N Morris
  • Location(s): St Petersburg (Leningrad)
  • Genre(s): Crime
  • Era(s): 19th Century

A great setting of 19th Century St Petersburg for this crime novel

Brief Loves that Live Forever

Brief Loves that Live Forever
  • Author(s): Andrei Makine
  • Location(s): Russia
  • Genre(s): Fiction

In Soviet Russia the desire for freedom is also a desire for the freedom to love. Lovers live as outlaws, traitors to the collective spirit, and love is more intense when it feels like an act of resistance. Now...

Consolations of the Forest

Consolations of the Forest
  • Author(s): Sylvain Tesson
  • Location(s): Siberia
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): 2010

In Consolations of the Forest, Sylvain Tesson explains how he found a radical solution to his need for freedom, one as ancient as the experiences of the hermits of old Russia: he decided to lock himself alone in a...

Critique of Criminal Reason

Critique of Criminal Reason
  • Author(s): Michael Gregorio
  • Location(s): Kaliningrad (Königsberg)
  • Genre(s): Crime

Hanno Stiffeniis, a rural magistrate, is asked come to Königsberg to solve a series of murders that have caused terror in the city: set against the Napoleonic Wars 1803/4.

Kolymsky Heights

Kolymsky Heights
  • Author(s): Lionel Davidson
  • Location(s): Siberia
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): 20th Century

Kolymsky Heights. A frozen Siberian hell lost in endless night. The perfect location for an underground Russian research station. It’s a place so secret it doesn’t officially exist; once there, the scientists are forbidden to leave. But one scientist...

Königskinder

Königskinder
  • Author(s): Gernot Gricksch
  • Location(s): Hamburg, Moscow
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Romance
  • Era(s): 1970s -2000s

Zuerst die gute Nachricht: Ja, es gibt sie wirklich, die eine große wahre Liebe und den einen Menschen, den das Schicksal für uns vorherbestimmt hat. Dummerweise ist das Schicksal manchmal aber etwas schlampig bei der Durchführung seiner Pläne. So...

Konstantin

Konstantin
  • Author(s): Tom Bullough
  • Location(s): Ryazan
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1867

It is 1867 and winter in Ryazan, a city on the banks of the Oka River in Central Russia. Konstantin is ten years old. His days are full of dreams of flight – to Moscow, even to the silent...

The Red Coffin

The Red Coffin
  • Author(s): Sam Eastland
  • Location(s): Russia
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): 1939

It is 1939. The world stands on the brink of Armageddon. In the Soviet Union, years of revolution, fear and persecution have left the country unprepared to face the onslaught of Nazi Germany. For the coming battles, Stalin has...

The Road of Bones: A Journey to the Dark Heart of Russia

The Road of Bones: A Journey to the Dark Heart of Russia
  • Author(s): Jeremy Poolman
  • Location(s): Russia
  • Genre(s): Travelogue
  • Era(s): Modern

The Road of Bones is the story of Russia’s greatest road. For over 200 years, the route of the Vladimirka Road has been at the centre of the nation’s history, having witnessed everything from the first human footsteps to...

The Romanov Prophecy

The Romanov Prophecy
  • Author(s): Steve Berry
  • Location(s): Russia
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): 20th Century and near future

History is being made and Miles Lord has a ringside seat. The people of Russia have voted to bring back the tsar, a ruler to be selected from the distant relatives of Nicholas II, who was murdered along with...

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