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The Witches of St. Petersburg Imogen Edwards-Jones

The Witches of St. Petersburg By Imogen Edwards-Jones

The Witches of St. Petersburg by Imogen Edwards-Jones


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Summary

Princesses Anastasia and Militza from Montenegro, famed for their wild beauty and mystical powers, befriend the isolated Tsarina Alexandra and use their psychic gifts to help in her increasingly desperate quest to produce a male heir.

The Witches of St. Petersburg Summary

The Witches of St. Petersburg by Imogen Edwards-Jones

'Sumptuous, sexy and haunting. I adored this novel' SANTA MONTEFIORE.

Starving men and women stalk the streets of St. Petersburg. Revolution is brewing. Yet in the Imperial court of Nicholas II and the lavish palaces of the aristocracy, there is unimaginable luxury and extravagance.

Into this world of stifling splendour come two sisters. Princesses Anastasia and Militza from Montenegro are famed for their wild beauty and mystical powers. They befriend the isolated Tsarina Alexandra and use their psychic gifts to help in her increasingly desperate quest to produce a male heir. In one doomed last throw of the dice, the princesses introduce Rasputin to the Russian court. Forgotten by history, these extraordinary sisters played a frustrating role in the fate of the Romanov family - a true story of love, lust, power and betrayal.

'I couldn't put it down' CLAUDIA WINKLEMAN.
'Brilliant' CANDACE BUSHNELL.
'A rip-roaring read' DAISY GOODWIN.
'Sumptuous ... Intrigue and black magic in the time of Rasputin' iNewspaper.
'Glamour, scandal and Russian princesses ... A rollicking read' Good Housekeeping
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The Witches of St. Petersburg Reviews

'Sumptuous, sexy and haunting. I adored this novel' -- Santa Montefiore
'With precision and razor-sharp accuracy ... A brilliant take on the historical novel' -- Candace Bushell
'Richly imagined ... A rip-roaring read' -- Daisy Goodwin
'Sumptuous historical saga of intrigue and black magic in the time of Rasputin' * i Newspaper *
'I couldn't put it down. If you're buying a book this winter, make sure it's this one' -- Claudia Winkleman
'Historical fiction always works best when it's based on truth, and the big beating heart of this epic is the Russian Empire' * Heat *
'The Russian Empire in its twilight days is the richly evoked setting for this intriguing tale of love and betrayal ... [Edwards-Jones] brings her shrewd eye for the less savoury aspects of elite circles to this tense and gripping novel' * The Lady *
This breathtaking historical tale vividly brings to life the collapse of the Russian Empire ... Bewitchingly written, with dramatic pace and scene-setting descriptions' * Woman's Own *
'A rollicking read' * Good Housekeeping. *
'This heady historical tale whisks readers straight to the heart of the Romanov court' * Irish Mail on Sunday, Books of the Year. *
'This breathtaking historical tale brings to life the collapse of the Russian Empire, taking true events and casting them in a mystical light ... The intrigue of the Russian court really springs from the page in this bewitchingly written novel, with well-established characters and setting descriptions' * Woman *

About Imogen Edwards-Jones

Imogen Edwards-Jones studied Russian at Bristol University. Her first book The Taming of Eagles was about the first 100 days of the collapse of communism. A writer and journalist, she has travelled extensively within the old Soviet Union, studying in Kiev. She is the author of twenty books including the best-selling Babylon series. She is married with two children, lives in London, is a member of the London College of Psychic Studies and an honorary Cossack.

Additional information

GOR009464019
9781788544023
1788544021
The Witches of St. Petersburg by Imogen Edwards-Jones
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Head of Zeus
2018-10-25
416
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