You guys all know Kim is more of the historical fiction fan than I am, so this week’s First Line Friday is her selection! Yes, I enjoy Historical Fiction, but we all know she is the historian of the two of us, especially when it comes to Russian History. Come on, her husband’s name is Ivan! 😉
It wasn’t clear who had betrayed me.
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. His latest masterpiece once again conjures those turbulent days in a fictional drama of extraordinary depth and suspense.
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.