The Kremlin Conspiracy – Joel Rosenberg

Joel C. Rosenberg, The Kremlin Conspiracy. Carol Stream: Tyndale House Publishers, 2018, 466 pp. $18.29 Political thrillers are a “dime a dozen” these days. Some of these books are not worth the paper they’re printed on – others pack a punch. Joel Rosenberg’s latest offering is the latter sort. The Kremlin Conspiracy is a well-researchedContinue reading “The Kremlin Conspiracy – Joel Rosenberg”

The Kremlin Conspiracy – Joel Rosenberg

Joel C. Rosenberg, The Kremlin Conspiracy. Carol Stream: Tyndale House Publishers, 2018, 466 pp. $18.29 Political thrillers are a “dime a dozen” these days. Some of these books are not worth the paper they’re printed on – others pack a punch. Joel Rosenberg’s latest offering is the latter sort. The Kremlin Conspiracy is a well-researchedContinue reading “The Kremlin Conspiracy – Joel Rosenberg”

THE MAN WITHOUT A FACE: The Unlikely Rise of Vladamir Putin (2012)

Masha Gessen has a story to tell.  This Russian journalist draws the lines clearly and writes in terms that are understandable and inspiring.  Gessen tells the story of the ascension of President Putin in The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladamir Putin. Gessen writes, “And with this, the transformation of Russia back intoContinue reading “THE MAN WITHOUT A FACE: The Unlikely Rise of Vladamir Putin (2012)”

EYE OF THE RED TSAR – Sam Eastland (2010)

The Eye of the Red Tsar combines suspense, good detective work and is laced with action throughout.  Set in the former Soviet Union, the book follows Pekkala, an inspector who is faced with the daunting task of locating the Romanov’s killers and located the remaining living Romanov, Alexis. This fictional thriller follows some of theContinue reading “EYE OF THE RED TSAR – Sam Eastland (2010)”

A HISTORY OF MODERN RUSSIA – Robert Service (1997)

A History of Modern Russia by Robert Service is a fascinating account of the events that begin with Nicholas II and lead all the way to Vladimir Putin. Sometimes a few sentences  is worth the price of the book.  The author contemplates the death of Stalin and describes the process of embalming and the funeralContinue reading “A HISTORY OF MODERN RUSSIA – Robert Service (1997)”