This is not just an intriguing and captivating detective novel that readers of all ages will find interesting, but a genuine historical immersion into time itself.
The young heroine, who has lost everyone close to her, even the ones she never met, feels the connection with those dead and gone and enters a deadly confrontation with the murderer. She cannot ask her friends, who sincerely love her, for help. Only she alone can learn the truth and destroy the maniac.
With every twist of the fascinating story, with every cut-off lock of hair, the fragile sixteen year old girl with a long braid becomes a fiercer warrior, breaking all stereotypes and obstacles in her way. She runs along the blade of a razor whilst the reader is kept in unremitting suspense throughout the entire novel.
Sasha is leading a real psychological war-investigation, a cruel and uncompromising game with death. She intentionally exposes herself to yet another deadly blow. She is killed, but she escapes the endless traps again and again, growing stronger every time, breaking her inner obstacles, striving for her complex goal, which she must achieve in order to save the lives of others and learn the truth.
Here’s What Several Reviewers Had To Say:
Thoughtful, accurate, and immersive. Set at the cusp of Soviet Union collapse in 1989, Gelen Amu is a truly vivid experience of a crime thriller that has all the makings of a great detective novel.
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A thrilling ride with dashes of horror and drama! En route to discovering a puzzling murder and learn more about herself, a young girl overcomes psychological barriers to find the truth in the midst of the downfall of the Soviet Union.
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It’s a murder mystery that you would want to read till the end. Set in the Soviet Union, Gelen Amu finds herself looking for truth and connecting the dots between her relatives and the events that transpired in the 1950s.