Suddenly the game widens when John flees to London with his sister, Rebecca, and they are thrown into a race against time. Pursuing them is a baroness, beautiful and cruel, who will stop at nothing to protect her family, her fortune, and her global ambitions. Her secret, spanning oceans, continents, the collapse of the USSR, even the death of the Tsars, is a stunning revelation that could catapult her to the pinnacle of world power.
I enjoyed the over all story of The Exile, but bring abridged did cause some issues. Some parts seemed to be slightly jumpy. But for me the number one issue was the suspension of disbelief that makes this kind of novel fun, jumps the shark with unneeded coincidences