By Steve Berry
Ekaterinburg, Russia: July sixteen, 1918. Ten months have handed seeing that Nicholas II’s reign used to be reduce brief by means of revolutionaries. this night, the White military advances in town the place the Tsar and his kin are being held captive via the Bolsheviks. Nicholas dares to pray for salvation. as an alternative, the Romanovs are coldly and methodically executed.
Moscow: current Day. Atlanta attorney Miles Lord, fluent in Russian and good versed within the country’s historical past, is overjoyed to be in Moscow at the eve of this type of momentous occasion. After the autumn of Communism and a succession of vulnerable governments, the Russian humans have voted to convey again the monarchy. the hot tsar could be selected from the far-off kinfolk of Nicholas II by means of a especially appointed fee, and Miles’ activity is to accomplish a history cost at the Tsarist candidate favorite through a strong staff of Western businessmen. yet study quick turns into the least of Miles’ matters while he's approximately killed via gunmen on a urban plaza.
Suddenly Miles is racing throughout continents, shadowed by way of nefarious henchmen. first and foremost, his in basic terms query is why individuals are pursuing him. yet after an odd dialog with a mysterious Russian, who steers Miles towards the writings of Rasputin, he turns into eager to understand more–most very important, what rather occurred to the family members of Russia’s final tsar?
His merely significant other is Akilina Petrov, a Russian circus performer sympathetic to his fight, and his in simple terms advisor is a cryptic message from Rasputin that suggests that the bloody evening of see you later in the past isn't the final bankruptcy within the Romanovs’ tale . . . and that somebody may well 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 old truth to supply an explosive page-turner. In The Romanov Prophecy, the actual and the speculative meld right into a attention-grabbing and exceedingly suspenseful paintings of fiction.
From the Hardcover edition.