Blood and Rubles by Stuart M. Kaminsky

Blood and Rubles

byStuart M. Kaminsky

Kobo ebook | October 16, 2012

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In an era of financial free-for-all in Russia, a Moscow cop deals with rampant crime in a “terrific” and “exceptional” police drama (Detroit Free Press).
It’s the mid-nineties, and capitalism and privatization have come to Russia. As the trickle of cash turns to a torrent, bureaucrats become oligarchs, and the brutal Russian mafia is on the rise. Newfound democracy has not reduced the crime rate, and Inspector Porfiry Rostnikov, a forty-year veteran of the Moscow police department, and his colleagues have their hands full.
A prominent businessman is kidnapped in broad daylight. Three children—as innocent looking as they are savage—terrorize a slum. And a house full of Czarist treasures is raided by tax police—only to have every piece vanish the following day.
As criminals at all levels rush to exploit a system in confusion, “Inspector Porfiry Rostnikov is a rarity among policemen: shrewd, utterly incorruptible and destined to survive each complex political shift” (Publishers Weekly, starred review).

Stuart M. Kaminsky is head of the radio/television/film department at Northwestern University in Illinois. He is also a writer of textbooks, screenplays, and mystery novels. The more popular of his two series of detective novels features Toby Peters. Set in the 1930s and 1940s, the Peters books draw on Kaminsky's knowledge of history a...
Title:Blood and RublesFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:October 16, RoadLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:145326633X

ISBN - 13:9781453266335