Pushkin Press

Books published by Pushkin Press

The Inugami Curse

Detective Kosuke Kindaichi is invited to assist when the head of the Inugami clan dies, leaving a complex will which enrages his three daughters.

Reviewed on 11 April 2020 by Chris Roberts

The Teahouse Detective: The Old Man in the Corner

A collection of short stories, each with a puzzle to solve.

Reviewed on 13 July 2019 by John Cleal


Following the murder of four westerners in an oasis town in the North African desert, a man without memory appears, trying to make sense of his location and the various groups pursuing him.

Reviewed on 01 April 2017 by Chris Roberts

Waking Lions

Driving in the desert late at night, Dr Eitan Green hits and kills Asum, an Eritrean immigrant. Asum’s wife Sirkit finds Eitan’s wallet at the scene and pressures him to make his medical skills available to those in need.

Reviewed on 26 November 2016 by Chris Roberts


In 1930s Stockholm, ex-boxer Harry Kvist makes a routine call to collect a debt, and when the man is found dead a few hours later the police have Harry in the frame. Harry sets out to find the real murderer, and clear himself.

Reviewed on 03 September 2016 by Chris Roberts

The Hotel of the Three Roses

Commissario Carlo De Vincenzi receives an anonymous tip that a crime is to be commited at a louche hotel.

Reviewed on 23 July 2016 by John Cleal

Barcelona Shadows

In early 20th century Barcelona, Inspectors Corvo and Malsano seek the monster abducting children for the most grisly of purposes.

Reviewed on 22 February 2014 by Chris Roberts