The Child Thief

The Child Thief

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December 1930, Ukraine. Luka, a war veteran, wants a quiet life with his family. Their village is hidden from the advancing Soviet brutality--until the stranger arrives pulling a sled bearing a terrible cargo. When the villagers' fear turns deadly, they think they've saved themselves. But their anger has cursed them: a little girl has vanished. In these frozen lands, Luka has the skills to find the one who stole the child. With his sons, he sets out in pursuit. They track down a skillful hunter who uses the child as the bait in his twisted game. Battling harsh conditions, Luka must stay ahead of Soviet authorities. His toughest enemy is the man he tracks, yet his strongest bond is a promise to his family back home.
Publisher: New York : Pegasus Crime, 2013
Edition: 1st Pegasus Books cloth ed
ISBN: 9781605984407
Branch Call Number: SMITH
Characteristics: 357 p. ; 24 cm


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Apr 09, 2016

A thriller set in historic Ukraine. Grabs your interest and holds it to the end.

Mar 28, 2016

A historical thriller that held me from cover to cover.

Diell Apr 24, 2014

muffin0321 is right, this was a good read, anyone who liked Child 44 should keep an eye on this writer.

Jul 29, 2013

absolutely one of my favorite books. Kept me going every turn of the page. Will definitely look forward to more books by this author. On same lines as Child 44 another great read.


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