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The Romanov Prophecy | [Steve Berry]

The Romanov Prophecy

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.
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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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    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
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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 Singer WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA, United States 01-14-13
    Jon Singer WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA, United States 01-14-13 Member Since 2012

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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
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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 2014
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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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    James B Boerne, TX, USA 04-11-07
    James B Boerne, TX, USA 04-11-07 Member Since 2002
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    "! on reseach; 3 on writing."

    This is the second, and last, novel by this author Iwill read. His facts are very informative and largely unknown.

    The problem is his story telling is mediocre. His Reader is even worse ( multiple Russians who all sound the same) as the story progresses.

    James Droste

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    Marc Washington, DC, USA 03-27-06
    Marc Washington, DC, USA 03-27-06 Member Since 2015
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    "bathroom read"

    "...and the innocense of beasts will guard and lead the way..." Well, not much to that. Seems more and more writers are writing hoping for a movie deal. This one should probably end up on UPN. It's just not much of a story. Oh well, back to comics of my newspaper.

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