One Night in Winter (Paperback)
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One Night in Winter (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 27/02/2014
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If your children were forced to testify against you, what terrible secrets would they reveal? Moscow 1945. As Stalin and his courtiers celebrate victory over Hitler, shots ring out. On a nearby bridge, a teenage boy and girl lie dead. But this is no ordinary tragedy and these are no ordinary teenagers, but the children of Russia's most important leaders who attend the most exclusive school in Moscow. Is it murder? A suicide pact? Or a conspiracy against the state? Directed by Stalin himself, an investigation begins as children are arrested and forced to testify against their friends - and their parents. This terrifying witch-hunt soon unveils illicit love affairs and family secrets in a hidden world where the smallest mistakes will be punished with death.

Publisher: Cornerstone
ISBN: 9780099580331

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“Great historical novel”

One Night in Winter is a compelling historical novel set in the post war Stalinist era in Russia. It shows the privileged classes enjoying more freedom and prosperity than ever before, with a new feeling of... More

Hardback edition
6th May 2014
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“makes you realise how awful it was.”

It opens with the deaths of two teenagers, who shoot each other in what appears to be a tragic accident. But there is more to it than meets the eye. They were part of a club that adored the poems of Pushkin, and the... More

Hardback edition
23rd April 2014
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“Emotional. Heartbreaking. Haunting. Brilliant.”

‘One Night In Winter’ is gripping and compelling reading from the beginning to the end. Initially, I felt slightly overwhelmed by the sheer amount of characters, but on reflection I feel that every character plays... More

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25th September 2013
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