By Steve Berry
Ekaterinburg, Russia: July sixteen, 1918. Ten months have handed considering that Nicholas II’s reign was once minimize brief by way of revolutionaries. this night, the White military advances in town the place the Tsar and his family members are being held captive through the Bolsheviks. Nicholas dares to pray for salvation. as a substitute, the Romanovs are coldly and methodically executed.
Moscow: current Day. Atlanta legal professional Miles Lord, fluent in Russian and good versed within the country’s heritage, is extremely joyful to be in Moscow at the eve of any such momentous occasion. After the autumn of Communism and a succession of susceptible governments, the Russian humans have voted to deliver again the monarchy. the hot tsar could be selected from the far-off family of Nicholas II via a particularly appointed fee, and Miles’ task is to accomplish a historical past fee at the Tsarist candidate favourite via a strong crew of Western businessmen. yet examine speedy turns into the least of Miles’ issues whilst he's approximately killed via gunmen on a urban plaza.
Suddenly Miles is racing throughout continents, shadowed through nefarious henchmen. at the beginning, his merely query is why everyone is pursuing him. yet after an odd dialog with a mysterious Russian, who steers Miles towards the writings of Rasputin, he turns into desirous to understand more–most vital, what fairly occurred to the relations of Russia’s final tsar?
His basically spouse is Akilina Petrov, a Russian circus performer sympathetic to his fight, and his in basic terms advisor is a cryptic message from Rasputin that means that the bloody evening of see you later in the past isn't the final bankruptcy within the Romanovs’ tale . . . and that somebody may also have survived the bloodbath. The prophecy’s implications are earth-shattering–not just for the way forward for the tsar and mom Russia, but additionally for Miles himself.
Steve Berry, nationwide bestselling writer of the exceptional mystery The Amber Room, once more delves into wealthy ancient truth to supply an explosive page-turner. In The Romanov Prophecy, the genuine and the speculative meld right into a interesting and really suspenseful paintings of fiction.
From the Hardcover edition.