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The secret wife

by Paul, Gill, 1960-

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1914: Russia is on the brink of collapse, and the Romanov family faces a terrifyingly uncertain future. Grand Duchess Tatiana has fallen in love with cavalry officer Dmitri, but events take a catastrophic turn, placing their romance -- and their lives -- in danger. 2016: Kitty Fisher escapes to her... Full description

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Summary: 1914: Russia is on the brink of collapse, and the Romanov family faces a terrifyingly uncertain future. Grand Duchess Tatiana has fallen in love with cavalry officer Dmitri, but events take a catastrophic turn, placing their romance -- and their lives -- in danger. 2016: Kitty Fisher escapes to her great-grandfather's remote cabin in America, after a devastating revelation makes her flee London. There, on the shores of Lake Akanabee, she discovers the spectacular jewelled pendant that will lead her to a long-buried family secret.
Physical Description: 404 p.
ISBN: 9780008102142
0008102147
Author Notes:

Gill Paul is an historical fiction author who enjoys specialising in recent history. Her novel, The Secret Wife, is about the romance between cavalry officer Dmitri Malama and Grand Duchess Tatiana, the second daughter of Russia¿s last tsar, who first met in 1914. It¿s also about a young woman in 2016 deciding whether to forgive her husband after an infidelity. Her other novels include: Women and Children First, The Affair, and No Place for a Lady.

Gill also authors historical non-fiction, These titles include: A History of Medicine in 50 Objects, and a sereis of Love Stories, each containing fourteen stories of real-life couples: how they met and why they fell in love. This series includes Royal Love Stories, World War I Love Stories and Titanic Love Stories.

Gill Paul was born and raised in Glasbow. She studied medicine, English and History at Glasgow University. She soon moved to London to work in publishing. She founded her own company turning out books for publishers and editing such works as Griff Ryhs Jones, John Suchet, and Ray Mears. She also writes on health and nutrition.

(Bowker Author Biography)

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