Keywords: Russia

The Children's Game

The Children's Game


Max Karpov

ISBN: 9781510734814
Year of publication: 2018

Max Karpov THE CHILDRENS GAME The person who yells Thief the loudest is the thief himself. Old Russian saying PROLOGUE After the long winter, it was spring again in Moscow. The last crusts of sooty snow had melted from the curbs and the city parks were bright with the colors of tulips and lilacs. At the Kremlin gardens, the apple and cherry trees were in bloom, filling the air with a familiar scent of anticipation. On nearby Boulevard Ring Road, an unmarked white cargo van was moving through ...

Keywords: anti-Russian propaganda
Black Earth City

Black Earth City


Charlotte Hobson

ISBN: 0312420617
Year of publication: 2012

Charlotte Hobson BLACK EARTH CITY WHEN RUSSIA RAN WILD and So Did We 1 Russian Lessons There was a time before I was old enough for school when my mother and I visited Russia once a week. Welcome to Russia, the lady said, each time she swung open her front door to us. Russia consisted of an overheated apartment just outside Southampton, full of photographs of ballet dancers. In the front room, where I was sent to play, two unfriendly, stiff-legged pugs lay snoring on the carpet. I didnt object, ...

Keywords: Russia Voronezh Воронеж
The Red Web

The Red Web


Andrei Soldatov
Irina Borogan

ISBN: 9781610395731
Year of publication: 2017

Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan THE RED WEB THE STRUGGLE BETWEEN RUSSIAS DIGITAL DICTATORS AND THE NEW ONLINE REVOLUTIONARIES Information wants to be free. Futurist Stewart Brand This is not a phone conversation. a Russian expression meaning a wish to discuss something in person because somebody else might be listening PROLOGUE In an otherwise residential district of southwest Moscow, a nineteen-story gray-and-white high rise, surrounded by a modest fence, could at first glance be mistaken for ...

Keywords: Computers HISTORY Political Science Russia and the Former Soviet Union Security World
The Fall of the Russian Empire

The Fall of the Russian Empire


Donald James

ISBN: 9780586057452
Year of publication: 2015

Donald James THE FALL OF THE RUSSIAN EMPIRE For Robert Frank Wheal Prologue The chteau stood above the village, a cluster of turrets and square pigeonniers. A pair of white doves circled it, brilliant in the sunshine. I drove under the clock tower and stopped the car in the cobbled courtyard. On both sides arched openings in stone barns gave into a darkness where cattle stirred. As I got out of the car a man descended the stone staircase ahead. He was in his sixties, slightly built. I crossed ...

Keywords: History Russia and Former Soviet Republics War
Consolations of the Forest

Consolations of the Forest


Sylvain Tesson

ISBN: 9780141975498
Year of publication: 2013

Sylvain Tesson CONSOLATIONS OF THE FOREST Alone in a Cabin in the Middle Taiga Translated from the French by Linda Coverdale To Arnaud Humann For I belong to the forests and solitude. KNUT HAMSUN Pan Freedom is always available. One need only pay the price for it. HENRY DE MONTHERLANT Cahiers, 1957 A Sidestep Id promised myself that before I turned forty I would live as a hermit deep in the woods. I went to spend six months in a Siberian cabin on the shores of Lake Baikal, on the tip of North ...

Keywords: Essays and Travelogues Personal Memoirs Russia Travel
Gray Shadows

Gray Shadows


Julia Gousseva

ISBN: 9781500804992
Year of publication: 2014

Julia Gousseva GRAY SHADOWS Chapter One Nikolai slipped his Makarov pistol into the shoulder holster, put on his jacket, and stepped outside. He checked the time: a quarter to ten. As agreed, his clients black Audi was parked on the corner. Everything was exactly like it was supposed to be. So far, the only unusual thing that winter morning was the bright sun that enveloped Moscow with a surreal warm glow. He squinted and crossed the street, looking for things out of place, for anything ...

Keywords: Russia suspence
The King's Concubine

The King's Concubine


Anne OBrien

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2013

PRAISE FOR THE NOVELS OF ANNE OBRIENThe Kings Concubine The Kings Concubine is a delicious and satisfying Cinderella story, following the rise of Alice Perrers from powerless naivety to the pinnacle of the realm as the mistress of Edward III. Anne OBrien brings Alices story to life with vivid details and glorious writing that will please any fan of historical fiction. Gillian Bagwell, author of The September QueenQueen Defiant Queen Defiant lives up to its title as Anne OBrien, with sensual ...

Keywords: Contemporary Fiction Contemporary Women Foreign Language Fiction Foreign Languages Literature & Fiction Mystery; Thriller & Suspense Russian Thrillers Thrillers & Suspense Women's Fiction
The Deceit of Riches

The Deceit of Riches


Val M Karren

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2017

V M Karren THE DECEIT OF RICHES Today is a little worse than yesterday, but a bit better than tomorrow. - Russian proverb The following is a work of fiction, as was most of official Soviet history. FOREWORD Dear Reader, As husband and wife living and working in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia during the same tumultuous time period as the author, we so identify with this gripping novel. Though Peter Turner might be fictional, the chaos, the explosion of crime and the mafia, and the struggle for basic ...

Keywords: organized crime Russia
First Person

First Person


Vladimir Putin
Nataliya Gevorkyan
Natalya Timakova
Andrei Kolesnikov

ISBN: 9780786723270
Year of publication: 2000

Vladimir Putin with Nataliya Gevorkyan, Natalya Timakova, and Andrei Kolesnikov FIRST PERSON An Astonishingly Frank Self-Portrait by Russias President Vladimir Putin In fact, I have had a very simple life. Everything is an open book. I finished school and went to university. I graduated from university and went to the KGB. I finished the KGB and went back to university. After university, I went to work for Sobchak. From Sobchak, to Moscow and to the General Department. Then to the Presidential ...

Keywords: Presidents and Heads of State Russian and Former Soviet Union
Rising

Rising


Fenek ère

ISBN: 9781940933290
Year of publication: 2017

Fenek Solre RISING To EM for the good times and the bad, for they were always memorable 1. Seatbelts, please, announced the pilot as BA879N smashed through a plate glass sky. Well be landing at Pulkovo in five minutes. Professor Tom Hunter felt a rush of anticipation as the plane glided over the Gulf of Finland, cutting across Krasnoe Selo, bearing down on a city that Hitler once decided to level, make uninhabitable, and relieve us of the necessity of having to feed the population through the ...

Keywords: apocalypse China globalism Islamization Nationalism revolution Russia
Sashenka

Sashenka


Simon Sebag Montefiore

ISBN: 9781439109847
Year of publication: 2008

Simon Montefiore SASHENKA To Santa There where the waves spray The feet of solitary reefs A loving enchantress Gave me her talisman. She told me with tenderness: You must not lose it, Its power is infallible, Love gave it to you. Alexander Pushkin, The Talisman Now and again in these parts, you come across people so remarkable that, no matter how much time has passed since you met them, it is impossible to recall them without your heart trembling. Nikolai Leskov, Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk Here I ...

Keywords: Europe Family Life Family secrets Russia and the Former Soviet Union Soviet Union Women historians
Stained Glass

Stained Glass


James Osiris Baldwin

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2016

James Osiris Baldwin STAINED GLASS Chapter 1 Vengeance, like most fantasies, is better in the imagining than it is in the execution. Snappy Joe Grassia Manelli hitman, renowned sadist, and murdering piece of human waste was hog-tied in my trunk. We were headed north along the Interstate, gunning for a place that a long-dead gangster had nicknamed Bozya Akra, Gods Acre. The Yaroshenko Organizatsiya had been planting bodies there since my grandfathers day, and if the Feds ever found it, theyd have ...

Keywords: Mystery russian mafia sorcerer Supernatural wizard
Blood Hound

Blood Hound


James Osiris Baldwin

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2016

James Osiris Baldwin BLOOD HOUND Thank you for picking up Blood Hound Join my mailing list and get your free copy of Burn Artist, the Hound of Eden Prequel: http:eepurl.comch6Jn Books in the Alexi Sokolsky series Available now from Amazon and Kindle Unlimited Burn Artist Book 0 Blood Hound Book 1 Stained Glass Book 2 Please note this book has a hyperlinked translation guide. Click any word with a link to see the meaning. Foreign words without a link have the translation in the same sentence. ...

Keywords: MM Romance Mystery russian mafia sorcerer Supernatural wizard
RED: Burning Skies

RED: Burning Skies


Colin Taber
Colin Raine

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2017

Colin Taber and Colin Raine RED: BURNING SKIES To Tom. Thanks for your help and support. Chapter 1 Yanjiang Er Base Five Two, Mars January 22, 2037 A.D. Two minutes, Shan said, his warning going out to his squad of men. Looking through his helmets visor, he saw awkward nods from the closest of his suited brothers as the voices of others came back over the open channel to answer in his ears. They all stood ready, whether under the cover of the red rock overhang with him or under the Martian ...

Keywords: Aliens Australia China Colonization Mars Moon Russia xeno
War with Russia

War with Russia


Richard Shirreff

ISBN: 9781681441375
Year of publication: 2016

General Sir Richard Shirreff WAR WITH RUSSIA AN URGENT WARNING FROM SENIOR MILITARY COMMAND To my friends in Latvia, Estonia, and Lithuania. Men and women who understand the price of freedom. Foreword Admiral James Stavridis, US Navy Retired, former Supreme Allied Commander Europe AT HIS CONFIRMATION hearing in the summer of 2015, General Mark Milley, the new Chief of US Army Staff, was asked by the Senate Armed Services Committee what was the greatest threat to the Americanand Westerndemocratic ...

Keywords: anti-Russian fiction international relations political science propaganda Russian and former Soviet Union world

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