Cover Reveal of Sword by Bogdan Teodoescu


Cover Reveal of Sword by Bogdan Teodorescu



Courtesy of Love Book Tours I am bringing you this striking cover reveal of Sword by  Bogdan Teodorescu.

It is dark, moody and sinister looking, just what you would hope to expect for a Thriller Novel.

Bogdan Teodorescu’s Sword is a powerful political thriller that has already been a bestseller in Romania and in its French translation.

Sword by Bogdan Teodorescu will be available in May.



About the Book

On the streets of Bucharest, a brutally efficient serial killer is at work. His targets: individuals from the Roma community with a criminal record. Each victim is killed with a single blow to the throat and tensions rise at the same rate as the body count. For not everyone disagrees with this vigilante killer.

With Presidential elections about to take place, and the police seemingly unable to track down the elusive assassin they’ve nicknamed Sword, the government struggles to keep control while other political figures try to stoke public resentment for their own ends.

The demons in Romania’s fractured society begin to resurface, as old distrust and prejudices grow with each new victim from the Roma community. The case is under the media’s relentless spotlight. Meanwhile, ruthless figures both inside and outside the government are maneuvering to take advantage of the situation. But are they playing with political fire for their own purposes – are they in danger of sparking a vicious racial conflict?

Bogdan Teodorescu paints an acid portrait of a divided society in this powerful political thriller containing themes that will echo around the world.



Corylus Books

Corylus Book is a new venture aiming to publish fiction translated into English. The people behind the company have very different backgrounds, but what brings them together is a deep appreciation of crime fiction and a strong interest in books from countries that have been under-represented in English.

It took a while before it turned out that everyone’s thoughts had been on similar lines – that they wanted to take a chance on presenting some of the great European crime fiction that wouldn’t normally make its way into English. With a mixture of language, translation and other skills between the four of them, it seemed the logical next step to take

The first Corylus books are a pair of Romanian crime novellas, Living Candles by Teodora Matei and Zodiac by Anamaria Ionescu.

There’s more to come in 2020 –  later in the year there will be the first of two books by Icelandic crime writer Sólveig Pálsdóttir. The Fox will be available in the second half of this year, followed by Shackles in 2021.

And there’s even more to come, with a novel by Bogdan Hrib set partly in Romania and partly in the north-east of England, a second novel from Teodora Matei, and we’re talking to more exciting writers from across Europe about what we can do together…



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Publication date: May 2020
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