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Siren of the Waters

Siren of the Waters

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Written by Michael GenelinAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Michael Genelin

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
  • Publisher: Soho Crime
  • On Sale: July 1, 2009
  • Price: $9.99
  • ISBN: 978-1-56947-585-0 (1-56947-585-7)
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Jana entered the Czechoslovak police force as young woman, married an actor, and became a mother. The Communist regime destroyed her husband, their love for one another, and her daughter’s respect for her. But she has never stopped being a seeker of justice.

Now, she has risen to the rank of commander in the Slovak police force and is based in the capital, Bratislava, a crossroads of central Europe. She liaises with colleagues across the continent to track a master criminal whose crimes include extortion, murder, kidnapping, and the operation of a vast human trafficking network.

This investigation takes her from Kiev in Ukraine to the headquarters of the European Community in Strasbourg, France; from Vienna to Nice during the Carnival, as she searches for a ruthless killer and the beautiful young Russian woman he is determined to either capture or destroy.

“The novel’s dramatic ending portends many new developments. . . . Slovakia [is] viable territory for intriguing crime stories.”–Newsday

“Jana Matinova is an attractive character. She is a passionate young wife, a devoted mother, an intelligent and hardworking police officer, and a person whose years of seeing the worst of her society have not undermined her ability to hope and care. Genelin has allowed his readers to understand an area of the world hidden from Western eyes for a long time.”–The Oregonian