THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. WE'LL CONTACT OUR TEN (10) WINNERS ON OR ABOUT 4/21/20.
Calling all historical mystery fans: You do not want to miss this giveaway.
Boris Akunin is the undisputed champion of Russian crime fiction and the author of well over a dozen crime novels. He's best known for his Fandorin mysteries, a mesmerizing historical mystery series set in 19th-century Imperial Russia.
The series chronicles the adventures of detective Erast Fandorin, a sophisticated sleuth described by The Guardian as "a devastatingly attractive combination of Sherlock Holmes, Lord Peter Wimsey, and James Bond." Readers the world over have fallen for Akunin's fictional detective; novels from the Fandorin mystery series have been translated into over 30 languages.
The latest Fandorin mystery made readily available to stateside readers is She Lover of Death (Grove, March 2020). A fast-paced narrative rich with historical detail and packed with clever twists, Akunin's She Lover of Death is one of our favorite reads to hit shelves this year—and in celebration, we're giving away 10 copies of the fresh release!
About the Book
She Lover of Death
First published in Russian in 2001, She Lover of Death is Boris Akunin’s eighth Erast Fandorin mystery and the latest to be made readily available to stateside readers. In this gripping tale, Fandorin investigates a decadent society of subversive poets known as the Lovers of Death, who “conduct nightly seances to determine who shall be Death’s next lover.” The resulting rash of suicides shakes 19th-century Moscow to its core and draws the attention of the dashing detective, who must go undercover and move through the ranks of the secret society in order to try to prevent the next death.
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Note: The sweepstakes is open to all legal residents of the 50 United States and Washington, DC who are 18 years of age and older by April 10, 2020.