Book List in Order:19 titles

  • RUSSIA, 1918The young Soviet state is in turmoil. Chekists walk along the streets. Hunger, cold and mud crawl away in the former aristocratic quarters of Moscow. The old order has been turned upside down, leaving room for political infighting and dar...


  • CRIMEA, 1914 When the Tzar's head of security is assassinated, Erast Fandorin is called to investigate: the killer has been overheard mentioning a 'black city' so Fandorin and his trusty companion, Masa, head to Baku, the burgeoning Russian capital o...


  • 1918 god. Poyezd Samara-Moskva. Vot uzhe boleye trekh let Erast Petrovich Fandorin nakhoditsya v kome. Vse eti gody vernyy Masa zabotitsya o svoyem gospodine. Vot i seychas oni vozvrashchayutsya posle ocherednoy reabilitatsii u kitayskogo tselitelya ...



  • Povest «Orekhovyy Budda» opisyvayet priklyucheniya svyashchennoy statuetki, kotoraya po vole sluchaya sovershila dlinnoye puteshestviye iz dalekoy Yaponii v ne meneye dalekuyu Moskoviyu. Budda stranstvuyet po vzbudorazhennoy petrovskimi potryaseniy...


  • Russia, 1891. The new governor-general of Siberia has been secreted away on a train from St. Petersburg to Moscow. A blizzard rages outside as a mustachioed official climbs aboard near the city; with his trademark stutter, he introduces himself as St...


  • An Erast Fandorin Mystery. Russia, 1905. Russia is locked in a bloody war with Japan. As enemy spies converge on St. Petersburg, Fandorin is called to investigate an explosion on a railway bridge. Trailing a suspect to Moscow, the detective comes fac...









  • In the middle of the night, a disheveled and badly frightened monk arrives at the doorstep of Bishop Mitrofanii of Zavolzhsk, crying: “Something’s wrong at the Hermitage!” The Hermitage is the centuries-old island monastery of New Ararat, known...


  • The ship carrying the devout to Jerusalem has run into rough waters. Onboard is Manuila, controversial leader of the “Foundlings,” a sect that worships him as the Messiah. But soon the polarizing leader is no longer a passenger or a prophet but a...


  • In Special Assignments, Erast Fandorin, nineteenth-century Russia’s suavest sleuth, faces two formidable new foes: One steals outrageous sums of money, the other takes lives. “The Jack of Spades” is a civilized swindler who has conned thousands...



  • In a remote Russian province in the late nineteenth century, Bishop Mitrofanii must deal with a family crisis. After learning that one of his great aunt's beloved and rare white bulldogs has been poisoned, the Orthodox bishop knows there is only one ...


  • In 1882, after six years of foreign travel and adventure, renowned diplomat and detective Erast Fandorin returns to Moscow in the heart of Mother Russia. His Moscow homecoming is anything but peaceful. In the hotel where he and his loyal if impertine...


  • It is 1877, and war has broken out between Russia and the Ottoman Empire. In the treacherous atmosphere of a Russian field army, former diplomat and detective extraordinaire Erast Fandorin stumbles upon his most confounding case. Its difficulties are...


  • PARIS, 1878: In a stately mansion on the rue de Grenelle, an eccentric antiquarian and nine members of his household are found murdered, and a precious Indian statue is missing. The only piece of evidence from the crime scene is a golden badge shaped...


  • Moscow, May 1876. What would cause a talented student from a wealthy family to shoot himself in front of a promenading public? Decadence and boredom, it is presumed. But young sleuth Erast Fandorin is not satisfied with the conclusion that this death...