Author: Irina Reyn

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Review: The Imperial Wife

July 17, 2016 Fiction, Historical Fiction 6 ★★★

Review: The Imperial WifeTitle: The Imperial Wife
Author: Irina Reyn
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Rating:three-stars

Summary: This was a light, fast read with great parallel storylines, but an unsatisfying ending.

“Tanya Kagan, a rising specialist in Russian art at a top New York auction house, is trying to entice Russia’s wealthy oligarchs to bid on the biggest sale of her career, The Order of Saint Catherine, while making sense of the sudden and unexplained departure of her husband.” (source) As we learn more the provenance of the order and its ownership by Catherine the Great, there are clear parallels between the challenges she and Tanya each face. Read more »

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