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Masaryk Station

(2013)
(The sixth book in the John Russell series)
A novel by

 
Berlin, early 1948. The city, still occupied by the four Allied powers, still largely in ruins, has become the cockpit of a new Cold War, and as spring unfolds its German inhabitants live in fear of the Soviets enforcing a Western withdrawal. Here, as elsewhere in Europe, the legacies of the War have become entangled in the new Soviet-American conflict, creating a world of bizarre and fleeting loyalties, a paradise for spies.

John Russell works for both Stalin's NKVD and the newly-created CIA. He does as little for either as he can safely get away with, and between the tawdry tasks they set him - assessing dubious defectors in Trieste, running a spy ring in a Berlin VD clinic, rescuing ex-Nazis who might prove useful from Czechoslovakia - he seeks a way to cut himself loose. His partner Effi Koenen has an easier time, starring in a popular radio series and looking after their adopted daughter Rosa, until a woman she helped save in the War turns up on her doorstep, and admits to a child she left behind all those years before, a child now trapped behind the new iron curtain.

Genre: Mystery
 
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Hardback Editions

June 2013 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Masaryk Station (A John Russell WWII Spy Thriller)
Author(s): David Downing
ISBN: 1-61695-223-7 / 978-1-61695-223-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Crime
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Paperback Editions

April 2014 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Masaryk Station (A John Russell WWII Spy Thriller)
Author(s): David Downing
ISBN: 1-61695-373-X / 978-1-61695-373-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Crime
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

January 2014 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Masaryk Station (John Russell 6)
Author(s): David Downing
ISBN: 1-908699-66-3 / 978-1-908699-66-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Old Street Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

June 2013 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Masaryk Station (John Russell 6)
Author(s): David Downing
ISBN: 1-908699-13-2 / 978-1-908699-13-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Old Street Publishing
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

June 2013 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: Masaryk Station (John Russell Series)
Author(s): David Downing
ISBN: 1-4821-0130-0 / 978-1-4821-0130-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: AudioGO
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June 2013 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: Masaryk Station: A John Russell Thriller, Book 6
Author(s): David Downing
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   

June 2013 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: Masaryk Station: A John Russell Thriller, Book 6
Author(s): David Downing
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon UK   

June 2013 : USA Audio CD
Title: Masaryk Station (John Russell)
Author(s): David Downing
ISBN: 1-62460-029-8 / 978-1-62460-029-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

June 2013 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Masaryk Station (John Russell series Book 6)
Author(s): David Downing
Publisher: Soho Crime
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

May 2013 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Masaryk Station (John Russell series Book 6)
Author(s): David Downing
Publisher: Old Street Publishing
Availability: Amazon UK   


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