always looks small while you hold it in your hands, but let it
go, and you learn at once how big and precious it is.”
- Maxim Gorky
Interactive Suspense Fiction
in Saint Petersburg - A Dream
Vacation Mutates into a Nightmare
While on a much-needed vacation to
exotic Saint Petersburg, the formidable and former Leningrad - a
capital city of Russia - the unthinkable happens; your
spouse and your daughter are snatched in broad daylight right in
front of you moments before your scheduled private tour of the
world's largest art museum.
In a capital city of a country you do
not know with millions of people speaking a language you do not
speak you must find your loved ones and take them back. That's A
Pinch in Saint Petersburg to be sure.
Out on the Trip of a Lifetime - And Ended up with your Life
You patted yourself on
the back for your resourcefulness - buy advance tickets to the
Hermitage, get there early to beat the lines and meet the private
tour guide you hired who can explain it all. The love of your
life by your side and the apple of your eye frolicking at your feet
after a long time apart you're ready for a perfect today, right?
Gazing at the
impressive facade of one of the world's truly great palaces, you
turn away from your family for just a second. And then your
head snaps back at the squeal of tires. Your brain cannot process
what your eyes are telling you - your life partner and your daughter
are stuffed into the back of a Mercedes at gunpoint! The car races
off as your mind grapples with unreality.
Ally Against an Unknown Opponent?
A mature, well dressed
man approaches you in the wake of your personal disaster. He
claims to know who's taken your family and offers his help.
Shaking, you consider his offer. Do you accept his
invitation to join him in a nearby cafe? What will you learn there?
What help can he offer? Should you bother? What sort of deal with
the devil might you make? Since this is interactive fiction
every decision at every turn of the plot is yours to make.
You Are Your
Own Hermitage Tour Guide
The stage is set at
The Hermitage and every aspect of this world-famous museum is
implemented with acute attention to every detail. How can we be
so sure? Because Implementor Howard Sherman spent ten days in Russia
last summer with complete and total focus in capturing every single
detail of Saint Petersburg and injecting his primary experience into
this interactive fiction novel.
Read Howard's A Pinch
in Saint Petersburg blog
loaded with pictures, audio and day-by-day impressions.
aficionados will be treated to a virtual tour of The Hermitage
delivering an immersive "you are there" experience. As you sail
through room after room of the Hermitage museum in search of even a
whisper of a clue, memories of the dark moments that started your
you. Who's for you? Who against you? Should you turn the
tables and play this sadistic game by your own rules? Do you gamble
the lives of your family to free them or play it safe or go with
what you know?
You shouldn't assume
that all the answers are hidden in the vast Winter Palace. The
surrounding streets and canals are there open for your exploration.
As you float ghost-like through in the streets of Saint Petersburg
looking for any trace of your family you'll be hard put not to
notice the famous sites and historical locations - even in your
You're on your own in
Saint Petersburg whether you realize it or not.
You've got the answers
- but are they the right ones to see this interactive suspense novel
through to a happy ending?
We Want You to Try
This Astonishing Suspense Fiction Novel with Zero Risk
We aren't going to ask you to trust
us on this. We respect you too much for that.
Instead, Malinche provides a
Malinche's own President & CEO has
PERSONALLY approved this policy: We want you to take your time in
Saint Petersburg and spend as much time with it as you want....for 60 days.
At the end of those 60 days, you can either keep this interactive
fiction suspense novel or request a refund for any reason
The choice is entirely yours. If you
do choose to delete this suspense fiction title we will make sure
you are rushed back a complete refund of your money. You aren't
risking a penny this way - A Pinch in Saints Petersburg must meet
your every expectation or you get all your money back. Period.
That's more than fair, and it's the
way we treat everyone because we here at Malinche all wish to be
treated the same way. We're offering the best "guarantee of
satisfaction" you could ever ask for. You don't have to trust us at
all -- we have to trust you! And we do.
Own Your Copy of this Suspense Thriller
$49.95 for instant digital download of your
new interactive suspense novel. You'll step inside The Hermitage
and start this suspense thriller in just a couple of minutes.