Blood and Rubles

Blood and Rubles

A Porfiry Petrovich Rostnikov Novel

Book - 1996
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With the Cold War over, Inspector Porfiry Rostnikov and the members of the Moscow metropolitan police cope with a vicious organized crime execution, a gang of murderous children, a cache of stolen czarist treasures, and a mysterious kidnapping

Blackwell North Amer
Crime in post-communist Russia has only gotten worse: rubles are scarce; blood, plentiful. In the eyes of Inspector Porfiry Rostnikov and his metropolitan police team, newfound democracy has unleashed the desperation that pushes people over the edge, and has emboldened those already on the path to hell.
A trio of nasty cases confirms their worst fears. Deputy Inspector Sasha Tkach must find the murderous thieves who have terrorized an impoverished neighborhood. His bloodstained quarry turns out to be a gang of brothers, aged seven, nine, and eleven years old. Policewoman Elena Timofeyeva joins the tax police in a raid on a house filled with Czarist treasures, worth billions of rubles. The next day every last relic and work of art has disappeared without a trace. And relentless Inspector Emil Karpo will not rest until he finds the Mafia beasts who killed the only woman he has ever loved in a bloody drive-by shooting - Karpo intends to punish them his way.

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& Taylor

With the Cold War over, Inspector Porfiry Rostnikov and the members of the Moscow metropolitan police cope with a vicious organized crime execution, a gang of murderous children, a cache of stolen czarist treasures, and a mysterious kidnapping. 25,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Fawcett Columbine, 1996.
ISBN: 9780449909492
0449909492
Branch Call Number: M KAM
Characteristics: 257 p. ; 22 cm.

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