New PDF release: A Fine Red Rain (Inspector Porfiry Rostnikov Mysteries Book

By Stuart M. Kaminsky

ISBN-10: 0684186667

ISBN-13: 9780684186665

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ISBN-13: 9780743211611

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Inspector Porfiry Rostnikov fights to prevent a vendetta opposed to the acrobats of the Moscow circus.

A under the influence of alcohol perches atop the statue of Nikolai Gogol in Arbat sq., and police inspector Porfiry Rostnikov sighs. After years battling to turn into a most sensible detective, he has suffered a demotion to the minor crimes unit, this means that the lunatic at the statue is his accountability. however the limping policeman fails to speak the distraught guy down, and with an ideal somersault, acrobat Valerian Duznetzov makes the final bounce of his storied occupation.

Across city, Duznetzov's companion, Oleg, waits for him less than the massive most sensible, working towards their trapeze regimen excessive above the circus flooring. After letting pass of the bars and going right into a ideal double turn, Oleg falls, understanding ahead of impression that the web was once treacherously untied.

As Rostnikov digs into this unusual pair of deaths, he reveals darkish secrets and techniques contained in the Moscow circus - secrets and techniques certain to seize the eye of his previous pals on the KGB.

About the Author:

Stuart M. Kaminsky (1934-2009) used to be essentially the most prolific crime fiction authors of the final 4 many years. Born in Chicago, he spent his early life immersed in pulp fiction and vintage cinema - varieties of well known leisure which he may make his life's paintings. After university and a stint within the military, Kaminsky wrote movie feedback and biographies of the good actors and administrators of Hollywood's Golden Age. In 1977, while a deliberate biography of Charlton Heston fell via, Kaminsky wrote "Bullet for a Star", his first Toby Peters novel, starting a fiction occupation that might final the remainder of his lifestyles. Kaminsky penned twenty-four novels starring the detective, whom he defined as "the anti-Philip Marlowe". In 1981's "Death of a Dissident", Kaminsky debuted Moscow police detective Porfiry Rostnikov, whose tales have been praised for his or her exact depiction of Soviet existence. His different sequence starred Abe Lieberman, a hardened Chicago cop, and Lew Fonseca, a approach server. In all, Kaminsky wrote greater than sixty novels. He died in St. Louis in 2009.

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"Impressive. . . . Kaminsky has staked a declare to a bit of the Russian turf. . . . He captures the Russian scene and characters in wealthy detail." - The Washington put up publication international.

"Quite easily the simplest cop to come back out of the Soviet Union considering that Martin Cruz Smith's Arkady Renko in Gorky Park." - The San Francisco Examiner.

"Stuart Kaminsky's Rostnikov novels are one of the best mysteries being written." - The San Diego Union-Tribune.

"For a person with a style for outdated Hollywood B-movie mysteries, Edgar winner Kaminsky bargains lots of nostalgic enjoyable . . . The tone is gentle, the velocity brisk, the tongue firmly in cheek." - Publishers Weekly.

"Marvelously entertaining." - Newsday.

"Makes the utterly wacky attainable . . . Peters [is] an unblemished delight." - Washington submit.

"The Ed McBain of mom Russia." - Kirkus Reviews.

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