A master at work
Summer, 1941. Russia has been invaded.
The most Viking of Vikings
5 of 5 stars Series: Leo Demidov 3 My version: Paperback Fiction USSR, USA Simon & Schuster 2011 Bought Three decades Moscow, 1965. When Leo Demidov's worst fears are realised and a tragic murder destroys everything he loves, he demands only one thing: that he is allowed to find the killer who has struck at the heart of his … Continue reading Review: Agent 6 – Tom Rob Smith
The clocks were striking thirteen
Four legs good, two legs bad.
Lights, camera, action.
The (second) war to end all wars, just started another one.
The Holy Thief by William Ryan My rating: 4 of 5 stars A grisly murder. A Russian Detective in Moscow handed a hot potato of a case he knows he shouldn’t take. Especially as it’s 1936, you’re 42, your boss is Stalin, and he’s getting twitchy… But what are you gonna do? A nice new … Continue reading Review: The Holy Thief
Eye of the Red Tsar by Sam Eastland My rating: 4 of 5 stars Now this is more like it. A well-written and wonderfully intriguing tale of (just) post-revolutionary Russia. Full of incident and clues and what might be clues and what might not be clues. You never know. I've no idea if Sam Eastland … Continue reading Review: Eye of the Red Tsar