by Richard Dorrance
Little Jinny Blistov is a gangster who arrives in the US in the unheated hold of an Aeroflot cargo plane. He meets, make enemies of, then friends with, the aristocratic Gwenny and Roger June of Charleston. It isn't long before he convinces them to steal artifacts from warehouses of the Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Then Stirg, a Russian billionaire and adversary of theirs, objects.