The Siberian Dilemma
By Martin Cruz Smith (Simon & Schuster)
Investigator Arkady Renko is the main character in this series of books and for his latest escapade he travels deep into Siberia when journalist Tatiana Petrovna disappears while on assignment. Petrovna is Renko’s sometime lover but no one else but him seems worried about her disappearance. Renko also knows her enemies and the lengths to which they will go to keep her quiet.