Death of the Red Rider: A Leningrad Confidential Yulia Yakovleva

Death of the Red Rider: A Leningrad Confidential

Author: Yulia Yakovleva
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Book Title
Death of the Red Rider: A Leningrad Confidential
Author
Yulia Yakovleva
ISBN
9781782276807
"A superb read, with some unexpected turns right at the end." -- Crime Book of the Month, The Critic On the eve of Soviet purges, Detective Zaitsev returns to solve the murder of a Red Army horseman -- the second installment in the ultimate noir detective series Perfect for fans of thrilling historical crime fiction, Philip Kerr's Bernie Gunther novels, and Lara Prescott's The Secrets We Kept "Fascinating reading. . . This series has legs!" -- Publishers Weekly As the Red Terror gathers pace, a horseman and horse mysteriously collapse in the middle of a race in Leningrad. Weary Detective Zaitsev, still raw from his last brush with the Party, is dispatched to the Soviet state cavalry school in Novocherkassk, southern Russia, to investigate. As he witnesses the horror of the Holodomor, and the impact of Soviet collectivisation, he struggles to penetrate the murky, secretive world of the cavalry school. Why has this particular murder attracted so much attention from Soviet officials? Zaitsev needs to answer this question and solve the case before the increasingly paranoid authorities turn their attention towards him... Don't miss the second installment in the atmospheric and relentlessly dark detective series set in Stalinist Russia, where corruption, informers, and purges take paranoia to the next level.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Yulia YakovlevaPublisher: Pushkin VertigoPublished: 11/07/2023ISBN: 9781782276807Pages: 256Weight: 0.81lbsReview Citations: Publishers Weekly 08/21/2023
"A superb read, with some unexpected turns right at the end." -- Crime Book of the Month, The Critic

On the eve of Soviet purges, Detective Zaitsev returns to solve the murder of a Red Army horseman -- the second installment in the ultimate noir detective series

Perfect for fans of thrilling historical crime fiction, Philip Kerr's Bernie Gunther novels, and Lara Prescott's The Secrets We Kept

"Fascinating reading. . . This series has legs!" -- Publishers Weekly

As the Red Terror gathers pace, a horseman and horse mysteriously collapse in the middle of a race in Leningrad. Weary Detective Zaitsev, still raw from his last brush with the Party, is dispatched to the Soviet state cavalry school in Novocherkassk, southern Russia, to investigate. As he witnesses the horror of the Holodomor, and the impact of Soviet collectivisation, he struggles to penetrate the murky, secretive world of the cavalry school.

Why has this particular murder attracted so much attention from Soviet officials? Zaitsev needs to answer this question and solve the case before the increasingly paranoid authorities turn their attention towards him...

Don't miss the second installment in the atmospheric and relentlessly dark detective series set in Stalinist Russia, where corruption, informers, and purges take paranoia to the next level.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Yulia Yakovleva
Publisher: Pushkin Vertigo
Published: 11/07/2023
ISBN: 9781782276807
Pages: 256
Weight: 0.81lbs

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 08/21/2023
"A superb read, with some unexpected turns right at the end." -- Crime Book of the Month, The Critic

On the eve of Soviet purges, Detective Zaitsev returns to solve the murder of a Red Army horseman -- the second installment in the ultimate noir detective series

Perfect for fans of thrilling historical crime fiction, Philip Kerr's Bernie Gunther novels, and Lara Prescott's The Secrets We Kept

"Fascinating reading. . . This series has legs!" -- Publishers Weekly

As the Red Terror gathers pace, a horseman and horse mysteriously collapse in the middle of a race in Leningrad. Weary Detective Zaitsev, still raw from his last brush with the Party, is dispatched to the Soviet state cavalry school in Novocherkassk, southern Russia, to investigate. As he witnesses the horror of the Holodomor, and the impact of Soviet collectivisation, he struggles to penetrate the murky, secretive world of the cavalry school.

Why has this particular murder attracted so much attention from Soviet officials? Zaitsev needs to answer this question and solve the case before the increasingly paranoid authorities turn their attention towards him...

Don't miss the second installment in the atmospheric and relentlessly dark detective series set in Stalinist Russia, where corruption, informers, and purges take paranoia to the next level.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Yulia Yakovleva
Publisher: Pushkin Vertigo
Published: 11/07/2023
ISBN: 9781782276807
Pages: 256
Weight: 0.81lbs

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 08/21/2023