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The Romanov Prophecy Audiobook

The Romanov Prophecy

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Publisher's Summary

In 1917, Nicholas II, Tsar of Russia, was executed by revolutionaries. Now, in response to the collapse of the country's economy, the people have voted to instate a new Tsar, one who will be chosen from the descendents of Nicholas II. But a powerful group of Western businessmen want to make sure he is a candidate they can control, and hire African-American lawyer Miles Lord, with his knowledge of Russian language and history, to check the background of their chosen man. Miles is thrilled with his assignment...until he becomes the target of an assassination attempt and must run for his life, guided by a cryptic phrase penned by Rasputin, and a bizarre prophecy that the Tsar will return to the throne and that Miles himself will see to it.

©2004 Steve Berry; (P)2004 Books on Tape

What the Critics Say

"Berry uses Russia, past and present, to excellent effect and makes sharp observations about the contemporary Russian scene....A solid tale." (Publishers Weekly)

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    brian 03-19-13
    brian 03-19-13 Member Since 2013
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    "Long Live the Tsar!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    An excellent bit of alternate history.


    What about Paul Michael’s performance did you like?

    He does accents very well.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    God Save the True Tsar.


    Any additional comments?

    For the first book I heard from Steve Bery, it shows to me why he has a big fan base.

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    Lucky Six Atlanta, GA United States 02-10-13
    Lucky Six Atlanta, GA United States 02-10-13 Member Since 2009
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    "Interesting plot based on mysterious history."
    Where does The Romanov Prophecy rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Top third. Like the linkage of history and fiction even if there are some fantastic leaps of logic, but that is what makes fiction enjoyable.


    What did you like best about this story?

    Details about the actual deaths of the Romanovs.


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    Steve 01-31-13
    Steve 01-31-13
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    "The ball eventually gets rolling"

    I really enjoyed the history in the book, and how they clearly pointed out what parts of it were "new discovery".

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    Christopher L. Ross Australia 01-24-13
    Christopher L. Ross Australia 01-24-13
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    "Great Book"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    This was a great book, captivating and compelling storyline with quite a gripping conclusion.


    What about Paul Michael’s performance did you like?

    Narrated the Russian accent quite well


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    Jon S. WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA, United States 01-14-13
    Jon S. WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA, United States 01-14-13 Member Since 2016

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    "Great historic novel"
    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    The description of the murder of the royal family was like being in the room.


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    John Atlanta, GA, United States 01-28-09
    John Atlanta, GA, United States 01-28-09 Member Since 2016
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    "A Fast Paced Good Read"

    Kept me in its grip from chapter to chapter. Lots of good history and references to current Russia.

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    Greg Clark, NJ, United States 11-25-04
    Greg Clark, NJ, United States 11-25-04
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    "From Russia With Love?"

    Well written, good premise but climax is typical escape from certain death situation after the hero doesn't figure out who the villin is.

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    Matthew SEATTLE, WA, United States 03-15-10
    Matthew SEATTLE, WA, United States 03-15-10 Member Since 2016
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    "Return of the Russian royalty?"

    As usual,a good yarn by Mr.Berry, well read. The plot is the usual windy and wide ranging, with the usual visits Berry sends us on around the globe. Big characters with a reasonable amount of depth, and a twisty ending. I enjoyed this, and, if you enjoy Berry's style, you will too.

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    Olga Billerica, MA, United States 02-21-10
    Olga Billerica, MA, United States 02-21-10
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    "pure fiction"

    While listening this book I have to always remind myself that this is just a fiction and not a history novel. A lot of twisted facts from Russian history and Russian real life made this reading thorny for me. But overall, it is a decent fiction story.

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    jamo002 01-30-08
    jamo002 01-30-08 Member Since 2002
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    "A good Listen"

    But not a great listen. Quite an interesting and well researched plot but some of the dialoge is trite and lacks quality "story telling". In fairness, however, not every author can be John Gresham.

    Never-the-less I have bought, but not yet read, another Berry book.

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