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by Stuart M. Kaminsky

  • ISBN: 0786204753
  • Category: Mystery
  • Subcategory: Suspense and Obscurity
  • Author: Stuart M. Kaminsky
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Thorndike Pr; Large Print edition (June 1, 1995)
  • Pages: 364
  • ePub book: 1867 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1218 kb
  • Other: rtf azw mbr lit
  • Rating: 4.2
  • Votes: 331

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Stuart M. Kaminsky (September 29, 1934 – October 9, 2009) was an American mystery writer and film professor

Stuart M. Kaminsky (September 29, 1934 – October 9, 2009) was an American mystery writer and film professor. He is known for three long-running series of mystery novels featuring the protagonists Toby Peters, a private detective in 1940s Hollywood (1977-2004); Inspector Porfiry Petrovich Rostnikov, a Moscow police inspector (1981-2010); and veteran Chicago police officer Abe Lieberman (1990-2007).

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Hard Currency - Stuart M. Kaminsky. The book was something about economics. The widower who had taken her in was probably fifty, Iliana had played the virgin for him, hating his farm smell, the coarseness of his palms, the little brown mole next to his nose. She had managed to keep the man out of her bed for all but two nights by feigning sickness

Stuart M. Kaminsky (1934-2009) was one of the most prolific crime fiction authors of the last four decades. Born in Chicago, Kaminsky penned more than sixty novels over his lifetime.

Stuart M. In 1981's Death of a Dissident, Kaminsky debuted Moscow police detective Porfiry Rostnikov, whose stories were praised for their accurate depiction of Soviet life. Start reading Hard Currency (Inspector Porfiry Rostnikov Mysteries Book 9) on your Kindle in under a minute. Don't have a Kindle? Get your Kindle here, or download a FREE Kindle Reading App.

When a former Russian advisor stands accused of murdering a female citizen in Cuba, Inspector Porfiry Rostnikov is dispatched to the former Soviet Unions one-time ally on a criminal plomatic mission. With a watchful KGB agent on his tail Rostnikov must grapple with his cunning Cuban counterpart as well as a perplexing murder scenario, to save face for his mother country.

Kaminsky gets Russia right, and Cuba right, but best of all he gets his superb cop Rostnikov altogether right yet another time. Bravo! -Ed McBain The Soviet Union is dead, and Russian society has been fractured into a thousand pieces. Apart from the infallible appeal of Inspector Rostnikov series, this book reveals unsettling truth of Cuba coming to terms with the emerging democratic Russia (as Rostnikov goes on assignment to Cuba).

When the Dark Man Calls.

When the Dark Man Calls.

Unwilling to accept the convictions of Castro's police, Inspector Porfiry Rostnikov travels to Cuba to investigate the alleged killing of a Cuban national by a former Russian advisor

Comments

Ceck Ceck
This series never fails to surprise and please the reader.
Highly recommended
Opilar Opilar
Kaminsky's characters are always run true. One never has to guess what his characters will do -- they will do what their personality demands of them. I never fail to enjoy any of his novels. This one was as good as all the rest.
Pooker Pooker
I've bought and read every one of Kaminsky's Inspector Porfiry Rostnikov's novels I could find; mostly they're a joy to read. "Hard Currency," however, at least to my mind, is not up to the quality of the others. It has the feel (including actual copy from at least one other of his books) of being done in a rush with not nearly as much attention to the loving detail and inventiveness Kaminsky normally provides.
Envias Envias
As usual Inspector Rostnikov keeps you guessing to the end of the book. Thoroughly entertaining and engrossing and the characters change as in real life. Excellent.
Zeli Zeli
Loved this series in hard cover. I am now treating myself to one per month on my Kindle. They are even better the second time around.
Malahelm Malahelm
I love this whole series, the characters, the stories, the language. Kaminsky shows heart on every page and can turn a phrase with surprising agility. I'm only sorry that I didn't discover these novels earlier.
Haracetys Haracetys
enjoyed
Well written. Characters are three dimensional,