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The Holy Thief
(Captain Alexei Dimitrevich Korolev, #1)
by William Ryan
- Format: hardcover, 352 pages
- Language: english
- Awards: Barry Award Nominee for Best First Novel (2011), CWA New Blood Dagger Nominee (2010), Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Award Nominee for Ireland AM Crime Fiction Award (0), Kerry Group Irish Fiction Award Nominee (2011), Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Nominee for Shortlist (2011)
- Characters: Alexei Dimitrevich Korolev
- Series: Captain Alexei Dimitrevich Korolev, #1
- Author: William Ryan
- Genres: mystery, crime, fiction, russia, thriller, historical, detective
- Places: Moscow
- Release date: August 31, 2010
- Publisher: Minotaur Books
- First published: January 1, 2010
- ISBN: 9780312586454 (0312586450)
About The Book
Moscow, 1936, and Stalin’s Great Terror is beginning. In a deconsecrated church, a young woman is found dead, her mutilated body displayed on the altar for all to see. Captain Alexei Korolev, finally beginning to enjoy the benefits of his success with the Criminal Investigation Division of the Moscow Militia, is asked to investigate. But when he discovers that the victim is an American citizen, the NKVD — the most feared organization in Russia — becomes involved. Soon, Korolev’s every step is under close scrutiny and one false move will mean exile to The Zone, where enemies of the Soviet State, both real and imagined, meet their fate in the frozen camps of the far north.
Committed to uncovering the truth behind the gruesome murder, Korolev enters the realm of the Thieves, rulers of Moscow’s underworld. As more bodies are discovered and pressure from above builds, Korolev begins to question who he can trust and who, in a Russia where fear, uncertainty and hunger prevail, are the real criminals. Soon, Korolev will find not only his moral and political ideals threatened, but also his life.
William Ryan’s remarkable debut will storm into ten countries in what is sure to be an international publishing event. With Captain Alexei Korolev, William Ryan has given us one of the most compelling detectives in modern literature, a man dogged and humble, a man who will lead us through a fear-choked Russia to find the only thing that can save him or any of us— the truth.
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