MK book image (2)“Max Karpov has produced a cleverly conceived thriller that … captures perfectly the mentality of Vladimir Putin’s Russia … And, on top of it, the book is near impossible to put down. A must read.” – Michael Morell, Former Acting Director and Deputy Director, CIA 

Welcome to the website for Max Karpov, author of THE CHILDREN’S GAME, a thriller novel about Russian cyber warfare, fake news, and modern espionage. THE CHILDREN’S GAME takes readers into the dark corners of Vladimir Putin’s Russia and its potent “children’s game” – a strategy to destabilize Western democracies by exploiting existing cultural divides.

Now available from Skyhorse Publishing.

Max Karpov is an investigative journalist, a novelist and Washington, D.C. native.  He has written features for the Washington Post, the Miami Herald, and elsewhere.

Follow Max Karpov on Twitter at @maxvkarpov