The Tsarina's Daughter

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Product Details

Price
$30.99  $28.82
Publisher
St. Martin's Griffin
Publish Date
Pages
512
Dimensions
5.7 X 8.4 X 1.7 inches | 1.15 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781250214409

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About the Author

ELLEN ALPSTEN was born and raised in the Kenyan highlands. Upon graduating from L'Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, she worked as a news anchor for Bloomberg TV London. Whilst working gruesome night shifts on breakfast TV, she started to write in earnest, every day, after work and a nap. Today, Ellen works as an author and as a journalist for international publications such as Vogue, Standpoint and CN Traveller. She lives in London with her husband, three sons and a moody fox red Labrador. She is the author of Tsarina.

Reviews

"Political intrigue abounds....fans of historical fiction based on real people will devour this rich repast." -Booklist

"Alpsten's gifts at laying on evocative period detail and engendering empathy for her characters will keep the pages turning." --Publishers Weekly

Praise for Tsarina:

"Astonishing...the ultimate Cinderella story." --Daisy Goodwin, bestselling author of The Fortune Hunter

"A fascinating and extraordinary ride." --Booklist (starred)

"Alpsten shines." --Publishers Weekly

"As detailed as the jewels and enamel inlay on the creations of Faberge." --Adriana Trigiani, bestselling author of The Shoemaker's Wife

"Masterfully researched and beautifully written." --Nancy Goldstone, author of Rival Queens

"Intrigue, rivalry, and sumptuous decadence leap to vivid life." --C.W. Gortner, author of The Romanov Empress

Game of Thrones without the dragons." --Natasha Pulley, author of the international bestseller The Watchmaker of Filigree Street

"Tsarina should come with a health warning--once you start reading, it's impossible to stop." --Hannah Rothschild, bestselling author of House of Trelawney

"Alpsten's colourful narrative does full justice to [Catherine's] extraordinary career." --Sunday Times (UK)

"An entertaining romp through the endless intrigue, violence and debauchery of court life." --Mail on Sunday (UK)

"A vivid page-turner of a debut." --The Times (UK)