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Black Wolf

(2019)
(The second book in the Natalya Ivanova series)
A novel by

 
 


'G.D. Abson is an author at the absolute top of his game' - David Young, bestselling author of STASI CHILD and STASI WOLF



'A twisty, fast-paced thriller' - The Times and Sunday Times Crime Club


***From the author of the Sunday Times Crime Club Star PickMOTHERLAND.***


A young woman is found dead on the outskirts of St Petersburg on a freezing January morning. There are no signs of injury, and heavy snowfall has buried all trace of an attacker.


Captain Natalya Ivanova's investigation quickly links the victim to the Decembrists, an anti-Putin dissident group whose acts of civil disobedience have caught the eye of the authorities. And Natalya soon realises she is not the only one interested in the case, as government security services wade in and shut down her investigation almost before it has begun.

Before long, state media are spreading smear stories about the dead woman, and Natalya suspects the authorities have something to hide. When a second rebel activist goes missing, she is forced to go undercover to expose the truth. But the stakes are higher than ever before. Not only could her pursuit of the murderer destroy her career, but her family ties to one of the victims threaten to tear her personal life apart.

A captivating, pacy thriller that plunges right into the beating heart of Putin's Russia.


Praise for Motherland:

'Natalya Ivanova does for St Petersburg what Martin Cruz Smith's Arkady Renko did for Soviet-era Moscow. . . taut, fast-moving and compellingly believable.' TOM CALLAGHAN, author of A KILLING WINTER

'One of my favorite procedurals with a female lead set overseas was the Saudi trilogy by Zoe Ferraris. If the next two are as unique and satisfying as this, Abson's place beside Ferraris will be well earned.' MenReadingBooks.com

'Scandinavian noir takes a detour through Russia in this first in a new series featuring an idealistic policewoman surrounded by compromised officials and fellow policemen. . . Gritty, dark, fast-paced, and satisfying. Sno-Isle Libraries

'This is an absolute corker of a crime fiction thriller debut from the gifted Abson set in Putin's contemporary Russia, a fearsome, kleptocratic, scary and lawless nation.' NetGalley reviewer

Genre: Mystery

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Used availability for G D Abson's Black Wolf

Hardback Editions

May 2019 : UK Hardback
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Title: Black Wolf (The Natalya Ivanova thrillers)
Author(s): G D Abson
ISBN: 1-912624-53-2 / 978-1-912624-53-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Mirror Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

November 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: Black Wolf (The Natalya Ivanova thrillers)
Author(s): G D Abson
ISBN: 1-912624-22-2 / 978-1-912624-22-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Mirror Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

May 2019 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Black Wolf: A twisty, fast-paced thriller that will keep you guessing until the very end (The Natalya Ivanova Thrillers Book 2)
Author(s): G D Abson
Publisher: Mirror Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU