The Novels

The Etruscan Mirror


Anisim Chernow, the owner of the Firm Gallery, asks detective Vseslav Smirnov for help. Exhibition of unknown artist Savva Rogozhin is put under his care, but the best painting of exposition called "The nymph" has disappeared just on the eve of opening. The artist will be found dead soon...

Mysterious world of ancient Etruscan civilization, that Rogozhin dedicated his artistic work to, takes Vseslav with it, and investigation doesn`t move from its place.

The Treasure of Kitezh City


A silver amulet from Kitezh city protects its owner from any misfortune. But if a person does evil things to obtain this amulet, its force will bring harm to the owner...

This is a legend on which the book is based. According to another legend, Kitezh, the ancient Russian city, escaping from the troops of khan Batyi, disappeared under the water in front of the very eyes of all observers.

A Coin Of Desires


An ancient Carthaginian coin with the figure of two-faced Janus takes people's lives to make its owner's desires come true.

This ancient Carthaginian coin with two-faced Janus description accidentally comes to hand of businessman Kirill Dubrovin. Legend has it that the coin has the power to bring good luck and make any desire of its owner come true.

Kirill isn't a superstitious one and of course he doesn't believe it…

Chellini's Venus


An owner of a private dog-breeders club... and Privy Councillor of politicians and businessmen Denis Matveev has been killed in a cottage located near Moscow. Prescient man, he used to solve the most difficult crimes without any problems, but he was unable to divine his own death...

A bronze statuette of Venus, made by Italian maestro Benvenuto Chellini in XVI century, turns out to be the instrument of crime.