April 12, 2016

This is a Historical Legacy! The Tsarina's Legacy: A Novel by @jenlaam {Review}

 
The Tsarina's Legacy: A Novel by Jennifer Laam 
Then...Grigory "Grisha" Potemkin has had a successful long association with the powerful Empress Catherine of Russia. But Catherine and Grisha are older now and face new threats, both from powers outside of Russia and from those close to them. Haunted by the horrors of his campaign against the Muslim Turks, Grisha hopes to construct a mosque in the heart of the empire. Unfortunately, Catherine's much younger new lover, the ambitious Platon Zubov, stands in his way. Grisha determines that to preserve Catherine's legacy he must save her from Zubov's dangerous influence and win back her heart.

Now...When she learns she is the lost heiress to the Romanov throne, Veronica Herrera's life turns upside down. Dmitry Potemkin, one of Grisha's descendants, invites Veronica to Russia to accept a ceremonial position as Russia's new tsarina. Seeking purpose, Veronica agrees to act as an advocate to free a Russian artist sentenced to prison for displaying paintings critical of the church and government. Veronica is both celebrated and chastised. As her political role comes under fire, Veronica is forced to decide between the glamorous perks of European royalty and staying true to herself.

In Jennifer Laam's The Tsarina's Legacy, unexpected connections between Grisha and Veronica are revealed as they struggle to make peace with the ghosts of their past and help secure a better future for themselves and the country they both love.





JENNIFER LAAM is the author of The Secret Daughter of the Tsar and The Tsarina's Legacy. She earned her master's degree in History from Oakland University in Michigan and her bachelor's degree from the University of the Pacific in Stockton, CA. She has lived in Los Angeles and the suburbs of Detroit, traveled in Russia and Europe, and worked in education and non-profit development. She currently resides in Northern California.



OMG the amazing legacy that is The Tsarina's Legacy!  This is one that I'm sure will be a classic in years to come as it will be one that you WILL remember for years after you read it.  The author did an amazing job creating a fictional story out of real history.  With an amazing plot this book is full of history, romance, and is a real art form vs. just a story. The story is full of amazing characters best of all Empress Catherine who is one person ive come to love over the years of reading books about her. This story has tons of very interesting twists and turns every step of the way as well as a wonderful love triangle that I wasnt at all mad about reading because it was so amazing! 

This is one of the very few books that I wouldn't mind picking right back up and reading again.  Its just that good!  Its not one to miss!  

Danger is everywhere in this amazing plot driven story about a lost heiress.  With a wonderful love triangle and a twisting story its one that you won't want to put down!  













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