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The Bridge of Sighs

(2003)
(The first book in the Yalta Boulevard series)
A novel by

 
 
It's 1948; three years after the Soviets liberated a tiny nation from German occupation. But the ideals of the revolution have dissipated - the Red Army still patrols the rubble-strewn streets of the Capital; everyone is careful to address one another as Comrade; lawlessness and corruption are the rules of the City. The young homicide inspector Emil Brod, fresh from the police academy, is unprepared for the instant hatred his colleagues appear to have towards him. It seems they believe he is a spy. When the wealthy state songwriter, Janos Crowder, is found murdered, the case is, surprisingly, assigned to Emil. It's not long before Emil discovers threads that link Crowder's death to very highest levels of the Party. Emil's investigations threaten to lead him into more and more danger. And Lena, Crowder's beautiful widow, complicates matters further. But Emil's choice is simple - between the truth and that of his and Lena's safety.

Genre: Historical Mystery
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Hardback Editions

May 2003 : UK Hardback
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Title: Bridge Of Sighs
Author(s): Olen Steinhauer
ISBN: 0-434-01119-3 / 978-0-434-01119-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd
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February 2003 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Bridge of Sighs: A Novel
Author(s): Olen Steinhauer
ISBN: 0-312-30245-2 / 978-0-312-30245-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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Paperback Editions

June 2004 : UK Paperback
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Title: Bridge Of Sighs
Author(s): Olen Steinhauer
ISBN: 0-09-945198-0 / 978-0-09-945198-3 (UK edition)
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February 2004 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Bridge of Sighs: A Novel (Yalta Boulevard Quintet)
Author(s): Olen Steinhauer
ISBN: 0-312-32601-7 / 978-0-312-32601-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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July 2003 : UK Paperback
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Title: Bridge Of Sighs
Author(s): Olen Steinhauer
ISBN: 0-434-01120-7 / 978-0-434-01120-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd
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Audio Editions

November 2005 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Bridge of Sighs
Author(s): Olen Steinhauer
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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November 2005 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Bridge of Sighs
Author(s): Olen Steinhauer
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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February 2003 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Bridge of Sighs
Author(s): Olen Steinhauer
ISBN: 0-7861-9329-8 / 978-0-7861-9329-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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March 2003 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: The Bridge of Sighs: Library Edition
Author(s): Olen Steinhauer
ISBN: 0-7861-2378-8 / 978-0-7861-2378-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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March 2003 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Bridge of Sighs
Author(s): Olen Steinhauer
ISBN: 0-7861-9055-8 / 978-0-7861-9055-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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February 2003 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Bridge of Sighs
Author(s): Olen Steinhauer
ISBN: 0-7861-9327-1 / 978-0-7861-9327-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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February 2003 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: The Bridge of Sighs
Author(s): Olen Steinhauer
ISBN: 0-7861-2412-1 / 978-0-7861-2412-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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Kindle Editions

April 2007 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Bridge of Sighs: A Novel (Ruthenia Quintet Book 1)
Author(s): Olen Steinhauer
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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