Trans-Mongolian Express

447 pages

by David L. Robbins (Author)

Inspired by Warren Adler’s Trans-Siberian Express.

In the harrowing aftermath of Chernobyl’s meltdown in 1986, the fate of Eastern Europe hangs by a thread.

From Beijing, American radiation scientist Lara, once a thorn in the Russian mob’s side, is drawn back into the shadows of the Soviet Union on the Trans-Mongolian Express. She isn’t alone. Anton, a Soviet scientist exiled for predicting Chernobyl’s catastrophe, is on a quest to expose the truth. Amidst them, Timur, a Chechen giant fueled by vengeance, plots to destroy the already crumbling Soviet Union.

Suddenly, a murder on the remote tracks of the Gobi thrusts them into a deadly game of cat and mouse. As Chief Sheriff Bat races to solve the murder, their lives are thrown into jeopardy. Lara finds an unexpected ally in Gang, a reluctant assassin sent to end her life, and an illicit romance blooms amidst the chaos. But Gang isn’t the only killer onboard. A hidden menace lurks, threatening to unravel all their plans.

In this electrifying ride across a historical backdrop, suspense and passion collide in an unyielding dance of survival and redemption. Who will survive the Trans-Mongolian Express?

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“Trans Mongolian Express” provides a glimpse into a world shaken by dramatic events, with captivating characters and intricate situations. The author’s rich style, filled with details and imagery, brings the story to life, creating a remarkable reading experience. With intrigue, action, and an exploration of the human condition in the face of adversity, this book stands out as a captivating and thought-provoking read.  – The Historical Fiction Book Company

Inspired by Warren Adler’s Trans-Siberian Express, this historical mystery from Robbins (War of the Rats) revisits the Soviet Union in 1986 following the aftermath of the Chernobyl meltdown…Robbins’s deftly developed intrigue and characters make this a truly engrossing novel. [A] Gripping journey across the Gobi Desert, complete with murder. – Booklife Reviews Editor’s Pick