The signature of Elvira Baryakina’s historical novels is numerous little known yet significant facts weaved into a true-to-life narrative. Focusing on interconnection between different nations and cultures in early 20th century, she provides her readers with a deep understanding of the epoch, its politics, economics, and social psychology.
Each of Baryakina’s books is a result of extensive world travel and several years of research. Her prime interest lays in the Russian Revolution and its impact on the modern world.
Elvira Baryakina was born in 1975 in USSR, into a family that spent its time and money on books, sometimes the suppressed ones. She pursued and earned a law degree, practiced law and taught at a university, but after moving to the USA in 2002, she renounced her legal career and became a writer and a book writing coach.
Elvira Baryakina is an author of fifteen books published internationally. Currently she lives in Irvine, California.