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Martin Cruz Smith

Biography

Martin Cruz Smith

Martin Cruz Smith’s novels include STALIN'S GHOST, GORKY PARK, ROSE, DECEMBER 6, POLAR STAR and STALLION GATE. A two-time winner of the Hammett Prize from the International Association of Crime Writers and a recipient of Britain’s Golden Dagger Award, he lives in California.

Martin Cruz Smith

Books by Martin Cruz Smith

by Martin Cruz Smith - Fiction, Historical Fiction

In Venice 1945, the war may be waning, but the city known as La Serenissima is still occupied. One night, a fisherman named Cenzo comes across a woman floating in the lagoon. Giulia is on the run from the Wehrmacht SS, but instead of handing her over to the Nazis, Cenzo chooses to protect her. This act of kindness leads them into an incredible and dangerous world along the enigmatic maze of the Venice Lagoon.

by Martin Cruz Smith - Fiction, Mystery

Arkady Renko has survived the cultural journey from the Soviet Union to the New Russia, only to find the nation as obsessed with secrecy and brutality as was the old Communist dictatorship. In TATIANA, the melancholy hero --- cynical, analytical and quietly subversive --- unravels a mystery as complex and dangerous as modern Russia itself.