Eye of the Red Tsar
Bantam, 2011 (2010)
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Reviewed by Bob Walch
nce the most trusted agent of Tsar Nicholas Romanov, Pekkala has languished in a Siberian prison since the Bolsheviks came to power. Now Prisoner 4745-P is given a new lease on life when he is resurrected by Stalin and charged with locating the slain Tsar's killers and the royal child who reputedly survived the family execution in 1918.
ith his own fate hanging in the balance, the investigator who was once known as
the man with bloody hands
finds himself plunged into the past as he tries to sort through a mystery that, if solved, could have international repercussions.
n this Russian period thriller, Sam Eastland weaves historical fact with fast paced action to create a gripping scenario that will have readers devouring this tightly written story. Multiple flashbacks and the authentic setting offer the exotic flavoring that makes this a tasty morsel that any suspense gourmet will savor from start to finish.
he author is already working on a sequel, so consider this just the appetizer to what will hopefully be a complete seven course feast!
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