The story of the love that ended an empire n nIn this commanding book, Pulitzer Prize winning author Robert K Massie sweeps readers back to the extraordinary world of Imperial Russia to tell the story of the Romanovs lives Nicholas s political na vet , Alexandra s obsession with the corrupt mystic

Swashbuckling counter Spy Alex Hawke returns in New York Times bestselling author Ted Bell s most explosive tale of international suspense to date There dwells, somewhere in Russia, a man so powerful no one even knows his name His existence is only speculated upon, only whispered about in American

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Following the India China war of 1962, the Chinese Indians the Hakka , fearing suspicion and hostility, begin to emigrate Twenty year old Jillian Wu leaves Calcutta to marry a man she has never met Peter Chou, also a Hakka with much anticipation, only to discover that he is gay Forced by her husb

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In this relentlessly paced tale of international suspense, intrepid MI 6 intelligence officer Alex Hawke confronts an evil like no other Terror looms as a madman works his dark magic in the heart of the and a nightmare erupts along the Mexican border, creating a deadly combination that threa