Nick Samoylov


Nick Samoylov was born in Moscow, then lived with his family inside the Arctic Circle before moving to the Southern Ukraine where he went to school. After graduation from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technologies, he worked in theoretical physics in Crimea and got involved in rock climbing and mountain-rescue team.

In 1999, the family emigrated to the United States, where Nick and his wife Luda live now, working as programmers and often for the same company and on the same project. They have two grown up daughters.

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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,460. Language: Russian. Published: February 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
В 1992 году Россия начала скатываться в хаос неограниченной "свободы". Группа друзей - молодых ученых, скалолазов и бывших офицеров спецназа - решили обследовать загадочный Патомский кратер, расположенный в центре Сибири между крупнейшими золото- и алмазононосными районами. То, с чем они столкнулись, изменило их жизнь навсегда. Это первая из уже написанных уже трех повестей серии Кратер.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,820. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Adventure » General
It is 1992, just after the USSR was dissolved, a group of talented young people decided to investigate the mysterious Patomskiy crater in the middle of Siberia, on the border between Russian main gold mining area and diamond fields. They planned to have it easy, but the post-USSR reality brought quite unexpected turn of events. It is the first book of the sequel.

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