Russia, 1891. After the new governor-general of Siberia has been murdered on a train from St. Petersburg to Moscow, State Counsellor Erast Fandorin finds himself accused of the crime.
The only way for Fandorin to save his reputation is to find the mysterious CG – and the government mole who is feeding him information. Can Fandorin survive corruption among his fellow officials, the fearlessness of an unknown enemy, and the advances of a sultry young nihilist with his morals intact..? (More info)