The secret daughter of the Tsar is thrilling from its first intense moments until its final, unexpected conclusion. After conceiving four daughters, the Empress is determined to sire a son and believes Lena can help her. As she sets about investigating the legitimacy of his claim through a winding path of romance and deception, the ghosts of her own past begin to haunt her.
. Determined to protect her son from the nazis, Charlotte escapes the city, but not before learning that the officer's interest in her stems from his longstanding obsession with the fate of the Russian monarchy. Charlotte, a former ballerina living in World War II occupied Paris, receives a surprise visit from a German officer.
The Secret Daughter of the Tsar: A Novel of The Romanovs #ad - Lena, a servant in the imperial Russian court of 1902, is approached by the desperate Empress Alexandra. A compelling alternate history of the romanov family in which a secret fifth daughter—smuggled out of Russia before the revolution—continues the royal lineage to dramatic consequencesIn her riveting debut novel, Jennifer Laam seamlessly braids together the stories of three women: Veronica, The Secret Daughter of the Tsar, Lena, and Charlotte.
Once elevated to the romanov's treacherous inner circle, Lena finds herself under the watchful eye of the meddling Dowager Empress Marie.
The Tsarina's Legacy: A NovelSt. Martin's Griffin #ad - Veronica is both celebrated and chastised. Grisha determines that to preserve Catherine's legacy he must save her from Zubov's dangerous influence and win back her heart. Seeking purpose, veronica agrees to act as an advocate to free a Russian artist sentenced to prison for displaying paintings critical of the church and government.
In jennifer laam's the tsarina's legacy, unexpected connections between Grisha and Veronica are revealed as they struggle to make peace with the ghosts of their past and help secure a better future for themselves and the country they both love. Dmitry potemkin, one of grisha's descendants, invites Veronica to Russia to accept a ceremonial position as Russia's new tsarina.
The Tsarina's Legacy: A Novel #ad - Haunted by the horrors of his campaign against the Muslim Turks, Grisha hopes to construct a mosque in the heart of the empire. Then. Grigory "grisha" potemkin has had a successful long association with the powerful Empress Catherine of Russia. Unfortunately, the ambitious Platon Zubov, Catherine's much younger new lover, stands in his way.
. As her political role comes under fire, Veronica is forced to decide between the glamorous perks of European royalty and staying true to herself. Now.
The Blood Archive : Book Two Russian TrilogyTelemachus Press, LLC #ad - Katya and roo hold the key to finding the archive but at a price that may cost them their lives as they race between London, New York, Ohio and the French Alps to save the course of history. Mikhail borisov, now a wealthy oligarch exiled from Russia, ex KGB, risks all to return to power. A kgb killer, a beautiful young prima donna with a wild past and a Midwestern deputy sheriff who has lost his way collide in a desperate search for a lost archive worth billions of dollars, containing documents that could change the course of history.
The action packed plot weaves the dark violent past of the Russian Revolution involving the Romanovs and deliberations of Stalin’s murderous clique into an equally intriguing present day adventure exploring the mystery surrounding the lives of the three main characters. He is haunted by deeds he performed in the past.
The Blood Archive : Book Two Russian Trilogy #ad - Katya marston, brought up in luxury in England, spoiled, has been orphaned since birth, her parents unknown. Reuben yoder, known as Roo, a deputy sheriff regrets his misspent life and seeks redemption. This historically accurate thriller is a sequel to The Blood Stiller, Book One of the Russian Trilogy, but can be read as a novel on its own.
The search for the lost archive intertwines three diverse lives. The secret papers, linked to a mystery surrounding the brutal murder by the Bolshevik Cheka of Tsar Nicholas II and his family, expose the heartless machinations of Stalin’s inner circle.
Blood and Oil; The Devil's Tears The Russian Trilogy Book 3Telemachus Press, LLC #ad - In hiding from both the police and the killers, he turns to his lover, Katya for help, while investigating the crime, and suspects she is betraying him with a Russian oligarch. It seems as if nothing Roo knew and nothing he believed in, makes sense any more. The only clue in his hands – a fragment of a 1900’s stock share certificate - worth a fortune if the other half can be found.
Roo, accused of the murder, goes on the run to New York. The only thing propelling him forward is the case he must solve in order to prove his innocence. This historical and contemporary thriller examines how one man’s past can change another’s present and questions why some mysteries are never solved.
Blood and Oil; The Devil's Tears The Russian Trilogy Book 3 #ad - Stalked by the killers, who has her own secrets, Roo and an exotic dancer, risk all to find the other half of the stock certificate and prevent an international crisis. Did one or more of the tsar’s children survive the 1918 brutal massacre in Ekaterinburg?In 2002, now a successful financier, Deputy Sheriff Roo Yoder is thrust into the hunt for a hundred- year- old treasure and a killer when his high school friend, is murdered.
Roo throws himself into the murder investigation and discovers in his uncle’s chequered past during the Russian Revolution, a connection to the Romanovs, and a clue leading to the certificate. His life upended, his future uncertain, Roo travels undercover six thousand miles to Baku in search of the document.
Rasputin's Daughter: A Novel A Romanov Novel Book 2Penguin Books #ad - His latest masterpiece once again conjures those turbulent days in a fictional drama of extraordinary depth and suspense. From the author of the national bestseller the kitchen boy comes a gripping historical novel about imperial Russia’s most notorious figure Called “brilliant” by USA Today, Robert Alexander’s historical novel The Kitchen Boy swept readers back to the doomed world of the Romanovs.
In the wake of the russian revolution, maria rasputin—eldest of the Rasputin children—recounts her infamous father’s final days, building a breathless narrative of intrigue, excess, and conspiracy that reveals the shocking truth of her father’s end and the identity of those who arranged it. What emerges is a nail-biting, richly textured new take on one of history’s most legendary episodes.
The Blood Stiller Book One Russian TrilogyTelemachus Press, LLC #ad - Wealthy new york socialite christina gartner, embittered by her recent divorce, attempts to escape from her glamorous life by moving from her luxurious Fifth Avenue residence to a shabby apartment building on East 82nd Street. Christina, raised on a farm in rural Ohio, is intellectual, bookish and rather naïve.
. This ruthless old bolshevik, hunting for the powerful secret, is plotting to bring down the Russian government and install a reign of terror equal to Stalin’s. On the run from the killers, a new york detective, Christina finds herself in a love-hate relationship with Jack Reilly, who takes her into protective custody.
The Blood Stiller Book One Russian Trilogy #ad - Christina is plunged into the reality of her neighbor’s turbulent past and involvement in the intrigue and sexual debauchery surrounding both the Bolshevik leaders and Tsar Nicholas II’s court. Her attempts to uncover madame Antonova’s long buried secret leads to the heart of a sinister émigré conspiracy.
The compelling story of betrayal and intrigue moves from the secret revolutionary cells formed during Russia’s revolution to the émigré world in Manhattan. The novel’s suspense and action are created by interweaving the clues to the mystery between 1917 Russia and 1970 New York City. They have a passionate affair and she falls deeply in love.
This fast paced historically accurate novel stretches over five decades and across the globe, from windswept Tobolsk in Siberia to the bustling streets of New York City. Lulled by the safety and comfort of living in Mme.
The Lost Season of Love and Snow: A NovelSt. Martin's Griffin #ad - A sensitive and skillfully written novel. Sure to enchant. Hazel gaynor, new york times bestselling author of the girl Who Came HomeThe unforgettable story of Alexander Pushkin’s beautiful wife, a woman much admired at Court, Natalya, and how she became reviled as the villain of St. A captivating tale in which Natalya Pushkin is vividly imagined.
In her striking new novel, the lost season of love and snow, jennifer Laam helps bring Natalya’s side of the story to life with vivid imagination—the compelling tale of her inner struggle to create a fulfilling life despite the dangerous intrigues of a glamorous imperial Court and that of her greatest love.
The Lost Season of Love and Snow: A Novel #ad - Petersburg. At the beguiling age of sixteen, Natalya Goncharova is stunningly beautiful and intellectually curious. When vicious court gossip leads Alexander to defend his honor as well as Natalya’s in a duel, he tragically succumbs to his injuries. Finding herself deeply attracted to Alexander’s intensity and joie de vivre, Natalya is swept up in a courtship and then a marriage full of passion but also destructive jealousies.
At her first public ball during the Christmas of 1828, she attracts the romantic attention of Russia’s most lauded rebel poet: Alexander Pushkin. Natalya finds herself reviled for her perceived role in his death.
The Lost Daughter: A NovelWilliam Morrow Paperbacks #ad - What she finds out pulls val into one of the world’s greatest mysteries—what truly happened to the Grand Duchess Maria? If you loved i was anastasia by Ariel Lawhon you won't want to miss this novel about her sister, Grand Duchess Maria. What really happened to this lost romanov daughter? A new novel perfect for anyone curious about Anastasia, and the other lost Romanov daughters, Maria, by the author of The Secret Wife.
Her days are a combination of endless boredom and paralyzing fear; her only respite are clandestine flirtations with a few of the guards imprisoning the family—never realizing her innocent actions could mean the difference between life and death1973: When Val Doyle hears her father’s end-of-life confession, “I didn’t want to kill her, ” she’s stunned.
The Lost Daughter: A Novel #ad - 1918: pretty, the nineteen-year-old daughter of the fallen Tsar Nicholas II, lives with her family in suffocating isolation, vivacious Grand Duchess Maria Romanov, a far cry from their once-glittering royal household. So, she begins a search for the truth—about his words and her past. The clues she discovers are baffling—a jewel-encrusted box that won’t open and a camera with its film intact.
The Kitchen Boy: A Novel of the Last Tsar A Romanov Novel Book 1Penguin Books #ad - Does he hold the key to the many questions surrounding the family’s murder? Historically vivid and compelling, yet so different, The Kitchen Boy is also a touching portrait of a loving family that was in many ways similar, from any other. Ingenious. Keeps readers guessing through the final pages. Usa today.
Soon to be a major motion picture starring kristin scott thomas the english patient, travel, perennially fascinating story of the final days of Nicholas and Alexandra Romanov as seen through the eyes of their young kitchen boy, Robert Alexander re-creates the tragic, and research in Russia, directed by Stefan Ruzowitzky The Counterfeiters Drawing from decades of work, Leonka.
The Kitchen Boy: A Novel of the Last Tsar A Romanov Novel Book 1 #ad - Now an ancient russian immigrant, leonka claims to be the last living witness to the Romanovs’ brutal murders and sets down the dark secrets of his past with the imperial family.
The Romanovs' Murder Case: The Myth of the Basement Room MassacreAbbott Press #ad - Every fairy tale contains the story of a prince, and once the prince meets his princess, they often live happily ever after. At age fifty, brutally murdered by his subjects, Nicholass body was mutilated and thrown into an unmarked mass grave with eight other people in a swampy bog in the middle of a remote forest.
The romanovs murder case takes a detailed look at the infamous mass murder of this Russian imperial family, stripped of its claim to the throne before being executed in 1918 following the February Revolution. G. But for nicholas ii, tsar of all the Russias, Princess Alexandra of Hesse, and his wife, the ending would be different.
The Romanovs' Murder Case: The Myth of the Basement Room Massacre #ad - Author T. Bolen investigates the evidence from the site of the murders, the Ipatiev House, ultimately refuting investigator Nicholas Sokolovs report that locates the murders in the homes basement. Bolen also provides, details of the united States intelligence officer, Homer Slaughter, for the first time, who was in the Ipatiev House within twenty-four hours of the murders.
This study shows that the romanov murders may very well have occurred in different rooms in the house, and that there was no eleven-person massacre. And although this story will never end happily ever after, revealing new evidence to refute the prevailing story will shed new light on the truth.
The Romanov Empress: A Novel of Tsarina Maria FeodorovnaBallantine Books #ad - Is the powerful story of a mother trying to save her family and an aristocrat fighting to maintain rule in a country of rebellion. Publishers weekly“A twist on the tragic story you’ve heard many times before. Bustle. W. Determined to guide him to reforms that will bring Russia into the modern age, Alexandra, Maria faces implacable opposition from Nicholas’s strong-willed wife, whose fervor has led her into a disturbing relationship with a mystic named Rasputin.
When resistance to his reign strikes at the heart of her family and the tsar sets out to crush all who oppose him, Minnie—now called Maria—must tread a perilous path of compromise in a country she has come to love. From the opulent palaces of St. Her husband’s death leaves their son Nicholas as the inexperienced ruler of a deeply divided and crumbling empire.
The Romanov Empress: A Novel of Tsarina Maria Feodorovna #ad - . As the unstoppable wave of revolution rises anew to engulf Russia, Maria will face her most dangerous challenge and her greatest heartache. This insightful first-person account of the downfall of the Romanov rule. The winds of fortune bring minnie to Russia, Alexander, where she marries the Romanov heir, and once he ascends the throne, becomes empress.
Maria’s life as a royal reads like a historical soap opera.