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Steve Berry: The Romanov Prophecy Steve Berry: The Romanov Prophecy Steve Berry: The Romanov Prophecy

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Ekaterinburg, ​Russia: July 16, 1918. Ten months have passed since Nicholas II's reign was cut short by revolutionaries. Tonight, the White Army advances on the town where the Tsar and his family are being held captive by the Bolsheviks. Nicholas dares to hope for salvation. Instead, the Romanovs are coldly and methodically executed.

Moscow: Present Day. Atlanta lawyer Miles Lord, fluent in Russian and well versed in the country's history, is thrilled to be in Moscow on the eve of such a momentous event. After the fall of Communism and a succession of weak governments, the Russian people have voted to bring back the monarchy. The new tsar will be chosen from the distant relatives of Nicholas II by a specially appointed commission, and Miles' job is to perform a background check on the Tsarist candidate favored by a powerful group of Western businessmen. But research quickly becomes the least of Miles' concerns when he is nearly killed by gunmen on a city… (tovább)

Eredeti megjelenés éve: 2004

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416 oldal · ISBN: 9781844568314
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416 oldal · ISBN: 9780345460066

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just_aGirl

On July 16, 1918, our most noble tsar, Nicholas II, and all the heirs of his body were taken from this life. Our mandate is to rectify the ensuing years and restore to this nation its tsar.

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just_aGirl

Revolution Day every November is marked by impressive demonstrations. They preach nostalgia. No crime, minimal poverty, social guarantees. That message has a certain appeal to a nation deep in despair.

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just_aGirl

Americans really are conspiratorialists. A plot into everything.

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just_aGirl

– … We are about to witness the restoration of the Tsar of All Russia. The recreation of an absolute monarchy. Pretty amazing, if you ask me.

– Pretty damn scary, one of the men said.

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just_aGirl

The appearance of the mafiya was not uncommon. He knew that a hundred or more gangs operated throughout Moscow. People being shot, knifed, or blown up had become as common as traffic jams, simply the risk of doing business on the streets.

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just_aGirl

Pridgen & Woodworth represented a wide portfolio of clients heavily invested in the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, the Baltic states, and Russia.

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just_aGirl

Hayes firmly believed Russians would have respected their leaders more if they’d raised the fares, then shot anybody who openly protested. That was a lesson many Russian tsars and communist premiers had failed to learn—Nicholas II and Mikhail Gorbachev particularly.


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