'One of those writers that anyone who is serious about their craft views with respect bordering on awe' Val McDermid A triple murder in Moscow's famous Gorky Park amusement centre rocks the capital - three corpses found in the snow, so badly mutilated that their identities can't be verified.
Chief Investigator Arkady Renko from the Moscow police takes the case.
Renko is a brilliant investigator - dangerously so. Now, to identify the victims and uncover the truth, he must battle the KGB, FBI and the police - and stay alive doing it. 'You'll be engrossed in the atmospheric setting and the complexity of Renko's pained character' Observer
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 592 pages
- Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
- Publication Date: 12/09/2013
- Category: Crime & mystery
- ISBN: 9781471131080
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Review by tbrennan1
This book was part of World Book Night 2014. The hero Arkady Renko is a senior investigator in Moscow and he is left with a triple murder, when three corpses are discovered frozen in the snow ,with the victims unidentifiable. We are in 1977 Russia with echoes of the Cold War in the background as our hero tries to uncover the truth behind the killings. Enjoyable read.