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An Artie Cohen Mystery (Artie Cohen Mysteries)

Reggie Nadelson


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Hardcover (6/30/2009)


In a playground in Brooklyn, Artie Cohen is led to a dead girl tiedup in duct tape on a children's swing. He soon realizes the killermurdered the wrong girl—the intended victim was his best friend TolyaSverdloff's daughter, who soon meets a similar fate. ArtieCohen—Russan-born New York police detective—is drawn inexorably from NewYork to London and ultimately to Moscow in pursuit of the killer. There,already in over his head, Artie uncovers a painful truth about his pastthat puts Tolya's life in the balance.

Praise For Londongrad: An Artie Cohen Mystery (Artie Cohen Mysteries)

“Nadelson's steady pacing keeps the pages turning... the detective-story format overlays an ambitious novel that manages to trace the tentacles of an international underworld of increasingly palpable influence, while at the same time forcing us to confront uncomfortable moral questions of loyalty and honor.” —Harper's

“Nadelson writes wonderfully well about New York in her crime novel series featuring detective Artie Cohen. Her new book, however, takes Cohen out of his comfort zone. The murder of a Russian friend's daughter leads him to London and Moscow. Nadelson's take on a London of oligarchs fuelled by money from the ‘new' Russia is thrilling and trenchant.” —Ian Rankin

“Reggie Nadelson is an original. Her detective Artie Cohen is as cunning as he is charming, as hardnosed as he is vulnerable, more gemütlich and giving than he likes to reveal. Her dialogue, characters and descriptive atmosphere are so authentic they assault the senses. This is crime fiction at its highest level.” —Open Letters Monthly

“Reggie Nadelson, where have you been all my life? This book is not just a well-written thriller, but one of those, ‘Damn, she's really good' type of books, the kind that inspires reading junkies to immediately seek out the author's backlist to see what he's been missing. LONDONGRAD is a dark, moody, brooding gem that's bound to get under your skin.” —Mystery Scene magazine

“If your summer reading calls for something more in the murder mystery and thriller genre, you can't go wrong with Nadelson's latest installment in the Artie Cohen mystery series…a timely tale of crossed loyalties and international conspiracies that should serve many well as a guilty summer pleasure.” —Russian Life magazine

Walker Books, 9780802777904, 400pp.

Publication Date: September 28, 2010

About the Author

A journalist and documentary filmmaker, Reggie Nadelson is the author of the Artie Cohen novels, including Londongrad, Fresh Kills, Red Hook, Disturbed Earth, Red Hot Blues, Hot Poppies, Bloody London, and Sex Dolls. Comrade Rockstar, her biography of Dean Reed, the American emigre who became the biggest rock star in the Soviet Union, is under option to Tom Hanks. Born in Greenwich Village, Nadelson now lives in downtown Manhattan.