11 best books by Tatyana Polyakova

Review of the best according to the editorial board. On the selection criteria. This material is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

The detective genre never loses its popularity – books are read with interest, the plot is always twisted, and the outcome is often unpredictable. One of the best modern prose writers Tatyana Polyakova is an author whose works are loved and known by connoisseurs of the detective genre, her texts are written in an easy syllable. During her career, Tatyana Viktorovna has written more than 80 books, which have sold over 25 million copies in total. Our rating contains the most interesting works of the writer, with which you will certainly want to get acquainted.

Rating of the best books by Tatyana Polyakova

Nomination a place title of the work rating
Rating of the best books by Tatyana Polyakova 1 Sisters do not miss (1998) 4.9
2 All in chocolate (2002) 4.8
3 Thin thing (1997) 4.8
4 Exclusive Macho (2003) 4.7
5 Ghostbusters (2001) 4.7
6 Money for a hitman (1997) 4.7
7 Lady Phoenix (2006) 4.6
8 Her little secret (1998) 4.5
9 The young lady and the bully (2000) 4.5
10 No matter how it is (1997) 4.5
11 Ice Kiss Taste (2003) 4.5

Sisters do not miss (1998)

Book author: Tatiana Polyakova

Rating: 4.9

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The most interesting is the novel “Sisters is not a miss”, written in easy language, and the plot is easy to understand, but unpredictable in development. Cousins ​​with strained relationships learn about the existence of a treasure that their grandfather buried in an old Russian city. However, instead of the expected treasures, only the corpse of an unknown person is found. Meanwhile, the provincial mafia does not sleep, it also hunts for wealth. To warm up the plot, Tatyana Viktorovna introduces the second cousin of the sisters into the plot. The fight is serious, the stakes are high, but the girls do not even think to retreat, they masterly get out of all dangerous situations.

The detective novel 'Sisters is not a Mistake' was written back in 1998 by a then beginning author, but Tatyana Polyakova's syllable was recognizable and easy even then. For 20 years, the book has been re-read by more than one generation of book lovers, regardless of the time they highly appreciate the work and admire the talented sisters. What is also noteworthy is that the novel is not connected with cycles of books and series, it is suitable for getting acquainted with the work of the writer.

All in chocolate (2002)

Book author: Tatiana Polyakova

Rating: 4.8

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The adventurous detective 'Everything in Chocolate' is the story of an investigation into the seemingly simple, but sophisticated murder of a young dancer of erotic dances who did not disdain to provide intimate services during her lifetime. However, it was necessary to solve the case quickly and quietly, because the business card of the head of the police department himself stained with blood was found in the victim's pocket. The pressure from the authorities and the need for the utmost caution in the investigation lead Olga Sergeevna, the detective of the department, to irritation, which will intensify after the appearance in the case of another corpse of a stripper, and then the son of a notorious businessman.

The case becomes tangled after the last murder, but it is all the more interesting to watch how the female investigator unleashes this intricate tangle of plot.

Thin thing (1997)

Book author: Tatiana Polyakova

Rating: 4.8

Thin thing (1997)

Another novel by Tatyana Viktorovna, which has become a classic of the detective literary fund of Russia. 'A Thin Thing' was written in the era of the dashing 90s, therefore it corresponds to the spirit of that difficult time. The plot contains both criminal showdowns and murders.

The focus is on Yulia Mikhailovna Kruglova, a teacher from a small provincial town. She lives in an apartment on the ground floor, so uninvited 'guests' in the person of an electrician at a stool or an alcoholic at a bottle are no surprise to her. She lived measuredly exactly until an unknown man knocked on the door, asked for help, and collapsed dead in her hallway. The situation is aggravated when, some time after the incident, the brother of the deceased with three partners in the style of thieves bouncers comes to Yulia Mikhailovna to find out who shot the unfortunate man. They do not stand on ceremony with a fragile woman and brutally elicit information from her. However, the teacher was not so simple …

Readers who got acquainted with the 'Thin Trick' note: the plot is dashingly twisted, in the spirit of the 90s, and it is almost impossible to guess the ending, which adds interest to reading.

Exclusive Macho (2003)

Book author: Tatiana Polyakova

Rating: 4.7

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The book 'Exclusive Macho' is part of the series of works 'Olga Ryazantseva – Lady for Special Assignments', based on which the series of the same name was filmed.

The main character Olga Ryazantseva cannot stay away from piquant and dangerous stories, in particular from the 'cool' male games started by convinced macho. This time she fell head over heels: a young girl with a slit throat was found on a luxury yacht. Olga, by chance, becomes the main suspect. The situation is aggravated by the successive killings of eyewitnesses to the tragedy, who spoke with Ryazantseva the day before. As it turns out in the course of the development of the plot, there was a clash of interests of two crime bosses, and Olga became an unwitting participant in the fight to the death.

The only chance to survive in this situation is to find the killer herself, but this must be done carefully, because he is also looking for Olga. In such a twisted plot, there is even room for true love.

Ghostbusters (2001)

Book author: Tatiana Polyakova

Rating: 4.7

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The next in the rating work 'Ghost Hunters' was included in the series of books “Anfisa and Zhenya – unwilling detectives”. A detective story with an unpredictable ending, written with humor, carries away to the last page.

Anfisa and Zhenya, girls-detectives, go on vacation to a castle on Lake Ladoga. The plans are to relax well and arrange Yevgenia's personal life, but by definition, everything could not go smoothly. The heroines did not expect that all the guests of that estate would turn out to be strange, and the castle itself seemed to live its own life – now the chains ring for no reason, the floor boards creak, the wind creates incomprehensible sounds blowing through the cracks of windows and doors. Moreover, ghosts roam the castle, corpses are found with frightening frequency in different parts of the strange place. In such an environment, only the desperate will remain calm, and such were the girls-detectives. A sense of humor helps them not to dissolve in the surrounding madness, they take on an interesting investigation and bring it to an unexpected ending!

Money for a hitman (1997)

Book author: Tatiana Polyakova

Rating: 4.7

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One of the first novels by Tatyana Polyakova, 'Money for a Hitman', again returns the reader to the era of the dashing and criminal 90s of the last XX century. Margarita and Sonya, two girlfriends with an unusual manner of communication with each other, undertake to investigate unusual and intricate cases with humor, enthusiasm and interest characteristic of the author. One day Margarita witnesses the attempt of two people in the cemetery to bury the third alive. She calls her friend for help, but the friends do not have time to prevent the tragedy. Of course, they cannot ignore what happened and begin an investigation.

In the book, Tatyana Viktorovna presents the era in all its colors: criminal groups, murderers and showdowns. In between, there is a place for love and humor.

Lady Phoenix (2006)

Book author: Tatiana Polyakova

Rating: 4.6

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Another book in our rating about Olga Ryazantseva from the series of works dedicated to her. 'Lady Phoenix' is the life story of the protagonist, in which the complexities of her personal life and intricate investigations are intertwined. Cases for untangling criminal intentions are falling like snow on their heads, and they are all different: murder, theft, drug trafficking, blackmail. Olga masterfully conducts investigations, at the same time trying to figure out her own life, because she is also pregnant, but not from the man she lives with. And he loves the third. The reader will trace the unique fate of the heroine of the book cycle and see how a woman can cope with all the troubles of life, make the right choice and find personal happiness.

Her little secret (1998)

Book author: Tatiana Polyakova

Rating: 4.5

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The off-series adventure detective story 'Her Little Secret' is the story of Varya Saltykova, who was lucky enough to spend the night with the man of her dreams, a mysterious stranger. The illusions of a wonderful life were shattered when the bandits-friends came after him. As it turns out, this is a man nicknamed the Monk, involved in criminal circles. Three visitors severely beat Varya and, in an attempt to deal with her completely, threw the unfortunate woman from the bridge into the river, but … She survived!

Hospital manipulations, treatment, suicide attempt, mental hospital … The path to discovering the gift of reading the minds of people around was not the most pleasant. The heroine is not sympathetic to all readers with an obsession with revenge. Is the mysterious gift true or fiction? How will Varya cope with him and what awaits her offenders? 'Her Little Secret' is not a classic detective story, but a very interesting story with an unexpectedly evolving plot.

The young lady and the bully (2000)

Book author: Tatiana Polyakova

Rating: 4.5

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In the detective story 'The Young Lady and the Hooligan' we are talking about two sisters: one is a modest teacher Olga, the other is an adventurer Katya. One day they change places, Katya flies with her lover to France, Olin's husband gets out of prison and misfortunes begin to pour on the modest woman – one after another she finds corpses. Realizing that her sister knows what is happening and that her own life is in danger, the young teacher understands: the only way to survive is to find out the truth herself! And how could she agree to this adventure? Who is a bully in the detective story of Tatyana Viktorovna Polyakova?

No matter how it is (1997)

Book author: Tatiana Polyakova

Rating: 4.5

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Another detective in the ranking comes from the 90s, full of criminal showdowns, big money and the mafia. 'No matter how it is' – this is a story about a talented surgeon Marina, on duty, who saved the life of one criminal authority. In addition, she helps him in a criminal case – she transports a case with money to the specified city. However, the authority did not ensure the protection of Marina from his enemies, in addition he framed the savior himself, which was a glaring surprise for her.

Now Marina is constantly in danger. No matter how it is! – help came from whence they did not expect, her hope becomes a person whom she considered an enemy. The unpredictability of the plot, the realities of life in Russia in the 90s, real feelings – everything is in the book, and the motto of the story is 'a good deed never goes unpunished'. Whether to argue with this or to agree – it is up to the reader to draw a conclusion.

Ice Kiss Taste (2003)

Book author: Tatiana Polyakova

Rating: 4.5

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The final novel in the rating 'The Taste of an Ice Kiss' belongs to a series of books about Olga Ryazantseva. A talented woman detective again takes on a complicated case, this time she has to investigate the murder of three women, one by one ruined in the dressing rooms of one department store. Realizing that the matter is not easy and resonant, Olga has long resisted immersion in history, but will an experienced tracker be allowed to stay on the sidelines? The situation is aggravated when 2 more corpses are found, this time – men.

All five murders are united by the piquancy of the moment at which the crimes were committed. Olga, of course, sets the task of unraveling the ball. Just at this time, an expert on intractable problems appears in the city, who, it seems, did not take the side of the law this time. Olga named a dachshund after him, but only then did she see a prickly look and some kind of cool kiss …


Attention! This rating is subjective and does not constitute an advertisement and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

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