Alex Markman

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Putin, the Russian Elite, and the Future of Russia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,950. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Asteroid Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
In this thoughtful monograph, the author traces how Russia’s character has shaped its evolution, with a particular focus on how the ruling “elite” has led the country from one disaster to another. An examination of Russia’s ruling circles since Lenin and the leadership selection process, reveals how and why Putin ascended to power, and how his policies are likely to shape the country’s future.
Пути Голгофы
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,540. Language: Russian. Published: August 29, 2013 by Asteroid Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
Роман Пути Гогофы повествует о том мрачном времени, когда Римской империей правил обезумевший император Тиберий, в Иудее бесчинствовал его ставленник Понтий Пилат, и странствовал по земле Израиля Иисус Христос. В книге автор, основываясь на не-религиозных источниках и исторических фактах, попытался восстановить события того далекого прошлого.
Flavour of Paris
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012 by Asteroid Publishing. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Burney, a man in his early thirties, courts his former female manager Angela, a woman of about the same age, who is a workaholic and a dedicated feminist. She likes him, but the difference in social status made her hesitant to accept his advances. In a lovely fall day, confronting her in Toronto downtown, Burney convinces her to take a break in her stressful job and travel with him to Paris.
The Dark Days of Love
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,370. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012 by Asteroid Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Romance and adventure novellas about contemporary North American upper middle class family, exposing highly intense drama behind a decent façade. Acting in exotic places of American wilderness, boardrooms of corporations or comfortable homes, dangerous locales of Jamaica and megalopolises of Canada and the US, the characters must deal with tough reality of competition and temptations and desires.
Messenger of Death
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,820. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012 by Asteroid Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Inspired by gang wars in Quebec Canada in the late 1990s, Messenger of Death takes the reader into the frightening and fascinating world of bikers’ turf wars. Public outcry, police pressure, media, and politicians seem helpless against powerful organized crime. It takes the government to pass anti-constitutional law and enormous police effort to curb the violence.
Breakfast with the Cleaning Lady
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012 by Asteroid Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Two upper middle-class snobbish women talk in French in the presence of a cleaning lady who hardly speaks English. When the day wears on, the two women discover, to their embarrassment, that the Ukrainian immigrant has a higher education and understands all.
Born with Sin
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 7,870. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012 by Asteroid Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In one episode Born with Sin exposes the life of homosexual young man, who was trying to come to terms with uncomfortable and often hostile world around him.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,110. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011 by Asteroid Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Inspired by actual events, Contra-ODESSA is a suspenseful novel depicting a geopolitical battle between superpowers in Argentina. Soviets send a team of KGB agents to extort Swiss bank account numbers from Nazis. American CIA agents seek the source of funding for radical groups. The action-filled journey pulls the reader along an adrenaline-filled moment in time to discover which side wins.

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