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The Russian Connection By Ned Burchfiel
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Three stories twist together to form a tale of twists, suspense, thrills, and secrets, keeping readers guessing until the final stone is uncovered. Tom, a veteran detective, sets out to investigate... More > the odd robbery of a collection of inexpensive paintings from an art museum. What starts out as a simple case turns into a bottomless pit of secrets, darkly clad informants, and close escapes under the seemingly impenetrable skin of a terrorist group, the Twilight Wolves. But that's only one third of the picture; on the other side lies two men with a personal vendetta against the Wolves, facing the same adversities as Tom himself. Through a renegade and suicidal web the two come together and embark on the most desperate circumstances, leaving only the final, and most important tale to be told. Filled with twists and secrets sure to shock readers and keep them hooked until the final page is turned, The Russian Connection combines contemporary structure and pose with a complex, yet addictive storyline.< Less
Practical Russian By Natalia Sidifarova
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‘Practical Russian (My first six steps)’ is for beginners who have already completed the introductory pronunciation course. This book is ideal for self-studying, as it provides detailed... More > explanation and covers the most important basic things needed for further independent studies. As the book is designed for learning the language in small bits, it consists of only six lessons and is conceived to become the first out of several mini-books altogether making up a complete beginner course. Step by step the learner will accumulate the necessary amount of vocabulary units, get good reading skills, acquire the rudiments of grammar and get the initial idea of word formation. Grammar rules are illustrated with tables; the material is strictly limited and even numbered and summarized, which makes it possible for the learner to track his or her progress. Each lesson is provided with practical exercises. The book is recommended to be used in conjunction with the same-name audio CD.< Less
Russian Roots By Marina Brierley
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This is an epic family history about refugees from Stalin’s regime of terror. Full of historical detail on Russia and China, the story follows the flight of two families. One a prosperous clan... More > of merchants, the other ambitious peasants; their lives entwine over many years. Their first destination is China, where the ‘White Russians’ preserve their culture in the volatile cosmopolitan city of Shanghai in the 1930’s and 40’s. Forced to flee Communism again after Mao’s victory, they enjoy a tropical interlude in the Philippines before finding safer havens in Australia and America. The story comes full circle with the demise of the USSR and the rediscovery of family links that had been torn asunder. Rival political ideologies are explored unflinchingly and the story ends with hope for the future of the émigrés’ descendents. Most no longer consider themselves Russian but the history of their ‘roots’ remains a compelling story, not only for them, but for anyone fascinated with the past.< Less
Russian Roots By Marina Brierley
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This is an epic family history about refugees from Stalin’s regime of terror. Full of historical detail on Russia and China, the story follows the flight of two families. One a prosperous clan... More > of merchants, the other ambitious peasants; their lives entwine over many years. Their first destination is China, where the ‘White Russians’ preserve their culture in the volatile cosmopolitan city of Shanghai in the 1930’s and 40’s. Forced to flee Communism again after Mao’s victory, they enjoy a tropical interlude in the Philippines before finding safer havens in Australia and America. The story comes full circle with the demise of the USSR and the rediscovery of family links that had been torn asunder. Rival political ideologies are explored unflinchingly and the story ends with hope for the future of the émigrés’ descendents. Most no longer consider themselves Russian but the history of their ‘roots’ remains a compelling story, not only for them, but for anyone fascinated with the past.< Less
The Russian Doll By Taylor Bates
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Charlie Dawson is just about as normal as a normal 12-year-old boy gets– or at least he thinks he is. When Charlie’s Uncle and Aunty are forced into bankruptcy, they bring with them some... More > interesting objects– one of them being Uncle Harry’s Intricate, burgundy Russian doll. The Russian Doll holds a dark secret, and it will take Charlie to a place that is unimaginable…. About the Author: Taylor Bates is a talented, eleven year old girl from the North East of England. "The Russian Doll" is her debut novel and the first in a series of fantasy books.< Less
The Russian Doll By Taylor Bates
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Charlie Dawson is just about as normal as a normal 12-year-old boy gets– or at least he thinks he is. When Charlie’s Uncle and Aunty are forced into bankruptcy, they bring with them some... More > interesting objects– one of them being Uncle Harry’s Intricate, burgundy Russian doll. The Russian Doll holds a dark secret, and it will take Charlie to a place that is unimaginable…. About the Author: Taylor Bates is a talented, eleven year old girl from the North East of England. "The Russian Doll" is her debut novel and the first in a series of fantasy books.< Less
A Russian Rendezvous By A. Machin Taylor
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David Hopkins’ job as a chemist in a multinational company based in London involves regular travel to Eastern Europe at the height of the Cold War. His business trips behind the “Iron... More > Curtain” come to the attention of British Intelligence who dupe him into acting as a courier on their behalf. He is persuaded by the “spooks” to smuggle Anna, a beautiful and mysterious Russian to the West. They fall in love and secretly marry in England against the express orders of the Security Services. In hiding, to protect his wife from MI6 who have plans for her that will place her in peril, David learns that her father is in internal exile deep in Southern Russia and in mortal danger. Acting independently of the Intelligence community, who he does not trust, he resolves to smuggle him out to the West with the help of a motley crew, which includes his wife. A gripping life and death drama unfolds across Southern Russia and the Transcaucasian Soviet Socialist Republics as David heads for the Iranian border and safety.< Less
A RUSSIAN RENDEZVOUS By A. Machin Taylor
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David Hopkins’ job as a chemist in a multinational company based in London involves regular travel to Eastern Europe at the height of the Cold War. His business trips behind the “Iron... More > Curtain” come to the attention of British Intelligence who dupe him into acting as a courier on their behalf. He is persuaded by the “spooks” to smuggle Anna, a beautiful and mysterious Russian to the West. They fall in love and secretly marry in England against the express orders of the Security Services. In hiding, to protect his wife from MI6 who have plans for her that will place her in peril, David learns that her father is in internal exile deep in Southern Russia and in mortal danger. Acting independently of the Intelligence community, who he does not trust, he resolves to smuggle him out to the West with the help of a motley crew, which includes his wife. A gripping life and death drama unfolds across Southern Russia and the Transcaucasian Soviet Socialist Republics as David heads for the Iranian border and safety.< Less
The Russian Connection By Ned Burchfiel
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Three stories come together to form a tale of twists, suspense, thrills, and secrets, keeping readers guessing until the final stone is uncovered. Tom, a veteran detective, sets out to investigate... More > the odd robbery of a collection of inexpensive paintings from an art museum. What starts out as a simple case turns into a bottomless pit of secrets, darkly clad informants, and close escapes under the seemingly impenetrable skin of a terrorist group, the Twilight Wolves. But that's only one third of the picture; on the other side lies two men with a personal vendetta against the Wolves, facing the same adversities as Tom himself. Through a renegade and suicidal web the two come together and embark on the most desperate circumstances, leaving only the final, and most important tale to be told. 2nd Edition.< Less
The Russian Connection By Ned Burchfiel
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Three stories come together to form a tale of twists, suspense, thrills, and secrets, keeping readers guessing until the final stone is uncovered. Tom, a veteran detective, sets out to investigate... More > the odd robbery of a collection of inexpensive paintings from an art museum. What starts out as a simple case turns into a bottomless pit of secrets, darkly clad informants, and close escapes under the seemingly impenetrable skin of a terrorist group, the Twilight Wolves. But that's only one third of the picture; on the other side lies two men with a personal vendetta against the Wolves, facing the same adversities as Tom himself. Through a renegade and suicidal web the two come together and embark on the most desperate circumstances, leaving only the final, and most important tale to be told. 2nd Edition.< Less

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