William Ryan, read by Simon Vance
Listen to this audiobook excerpt from William Ryan's mystery novel The Holy Thief. Moscow, 1936, and Stalin's Great Terror is just beginning. In a church, a woman is found dead, her body on display. Captain Alexei Korolev of the Criminal Investigation Division of the Moscow Militia is assigned, but the NKVD is watching and exile is a real possibility. Committed to the case, Korolev enters the realm of the Thieves, rulers of Moscow's underworld.
“A powerful first novel by British author William Ryan that I certainly hope will not be his last.” – Winston-Salem Journal on the audio edition of The Holy Thief
“The drama, excitement, intrigue, and fear are portrayed with authenticity and emotion.” – SoundCommentary.com