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Stalin's Gold Audiobook

Stalin's Gold: A Frank Merlin Novel

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Publisher's Summary

December 1938. Moscow. Josef Stalin has lost some gold. He is not a happy man. He asks his henchman, Beria, to track it down.

September 1940. London. Above the city the Battle of Britain rages, and the bombs rain down. On the streets below, DCI Frank Merlin and his officers investigate the sudden disappearance of Polish RAF pilot Ziggy Kilinski while also battling an epidemic of looting unleashed by the chaos and destruction of the Blitz.

Kilinski’s fellow pilots, a disgraced Cambridge don, Stalin’s spies in London, members of the Polish government in exile and a ruthless Russian gangster are amongst those caught up in Merlin’s enquiries. Sweeping from Stalin’s Russia to Civil War Spain, from Aztec Mexico to pre-war Poland, and from Hitler’s Berlin to Churchill’s London, a compelling story of treasure, grand larceny, treachery, torture and murder unfolds. Eventually, as Hitler reluctantly accepts that the defiance of the RAF has destroyed his chances of invasion for the moment, a violent shoot-out in Hampstead leads Merlin to the final truth...and Stalin to his gold.

Stalin’s Gold is the latest in the Frank Merlin Series and follows on from Princes Gate.

©2014 Mark Ellis (P)2015 Audible, Ltd.

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  • Rogayah
    Reading, United Kingdom
    4/13/16
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    "London's wartime detective"

    Merlin has to struggle to do his work while London is being bombed. The find of a gold bar stamped with Polish markings leads his investigating their community. He is also asked to unofficially investigate the disappearance of a polish flyer. The night bombings, the fires and looters all make London a very dangerous place for Merlin and his team.

    This is the second book in the Merlin chronicle and is as good as the first one. Read by the same narrator who adds depth and enjoyment to the characters.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Mikey
    poole, United Kingdom
    6/22/15
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    "Stalin's Gold"
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    If you are a fan of the WW11 era and enjoy PI novels, this book is for you. I will say that there are a huge amount of characters and you might find it hard to keep up with for a few hours, but if you can deal with that then you will settle in to an engrossing, enjoyable and detailed story. The Narration was ok, decent accents but could have been better.

    This is a mini journey through time where the era of ww11 is the destination, very riveting. I liked Frank marrow and his methods; gritty, tough and ruthless at times. I disliked how the story jumped about with so many characters; but as I said if you are able to keep up with that then this book is for you, and therefore a good reason for me not to mark it down as such.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Sachin
    1/21/16
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    "Great novel...thoroughly enjoyed."

    Enjoyable listen, well written and well narrated. Would definitely recommend to all who are interested in detective novels around WWII.

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