Marie Kulbas, the daughter of a wealthy merchant, is excited about her new life in the vibrant city of St Petersburg. But as World War I escalates she must farewell those dearest to her when her brother and her fianc leave for the Front. Colonel Alexei Serov comes from a long line of professional soldiers. Leading his men is his birthright and his duty; his allegiance to Russia surpasses everything, including his obligations to his wife and family. His role is clear, until he meets Marie and suddenly emotions rise in him that he has never felt before. As their world starts to crumble, Marie and Alexei discover a love that they will cling to in their search for a path to safety.
- PAGES: 400
- CHAPTERS: 23
- PUBLISHED: 1st August 2013
- PUBLISHER: Hachette Australia
- FORMAT: Paperback
- GENRE: Fiction
The author did not shy away from depicting the horrors of war and yet at the same time made Russia so appealing and romantic. A wonderful juxtaposition.
4 StarsCLAIR – GOODREADS
The Russian Tapestry portrays a world where the past is brought to vivid life: wars, revolution, friendships and love and is inspired by a true story.
5 StarsCALYPSO – AMAZON
The Russian Tapestry is a beautifully woven tale of history, hardship, love and loyalty. The historical aspect – it’s set in Russia and Estonia during WWI – highlights the adversity faced by two people in their quest for survival and love.
4 StarsMONIQUE – WRITE NOTE REVIEWS
Beautiful, memorable, stunning. I couldn’t put it down.
5 StarsDEENA – GOODREADS