The Tsar's Dragons

2 books in series
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The Tsar's Dragon Publisher's Summary

When Tsar Alexander II decided to drag Russia into the industrial age, he began by inviting Welsh businessman John Hughes to build an ironworks. A charismatic visionary, John persuades influential people to invest in his venture while concealing his greatest secret: he couldn't even write his own name.

John recruited adventurers prepared to sacrifice everything to ensure the success of Hughesovka (Donetsk, Ukraine). In a place where murderers, whores, and illicit love affairs flourish, The Tsar's Dragons is their story of a new beginning in Hughesovka, a town of opportunity.

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  • Book 1

    • The Tsar's Dragon

    • By: Catrin Collier
    • Narrated by: Mark Meadows
    • Length: 17 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When Tsar Alexander II decided to drag Russia into the industrial age, he began by inviting Welsh businessman John Hughes to build an ironworks. A charismatic visionary, John persuades influential people to invest in his venture while concealing his greatest secret: he couldn't even write his own name. John recruited adventurers prepared to sacrifice everything to ensure the success of Hughesovka (Donetsk, Ukraine).

    Regular price: $26.39

  • Book 2

    • Princes and Peasants

    • The Tsar's Dragons, Book 2
    • By: Catrin Collier
    • Narrated by: Peter Noble
    • Length: 11 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Tsar's Dragons series follows the epic tale of 19th-century industrialist John Hughes, who founded a city on the Russian steppe. For people like Hughes' right-hand man, Glyn Edwards, who has found love in a new country, and Anna Parry, a Welsh orphan who has found fulfilment working in Hughesovka's hospital, the city is a chance to build a new life, but fresh arrivals from their hometown threaten the peace and stability of that new existence. Meanwhile, for ambitious Russians like Alexei Beletsky, the city offers a chance to change their homeland for the better.

    Regular price: $23.34