A New York Times Bestseller
"Fascinating and immersive... I love a novel that deals with the many ways in which people keep their secrets."?Diana Gabaldon, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Outlander on A Desperate Fortune
One Mysterious Relic.
Separated By Centuries.
Nicola Marter was born with a gift so rare and dangerous, she kept it buried deep. When she encounters a desperate woman trying to sell a small wooden carving called "The Firebird," claiming it belonged to Russia's Empress Catherine, it's a problem. There's no proof.
But Nicola's held the object. She knows the woman is telling the truth.
Beloved by readers as varied and adventurous as her novels, you will never forget spending time in New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Susanna Kearsley's world.
Reviewers love Susanna Kearsley
Winner of RT Book Reviews Historical Fiction and Historical Fantasy/Paranormal Awards
"A creative tour de aforce...Brilliant "-New York Journal of Books
"Romantic, passionate, and bittersweet, this intelligent, tension-laden story will sweep you away."-Historical Novel Review
"An imaginatively captivating trip through time."-Fresh Fiction
"Kearsley makes the impossible seem real...and makes history come alive."-Booklist
Readers love The Firebird
"If you closed your eyes and opened them again, you would be there, right in the story."
"This is now my very favorite Kearsley novel...which is saying a lot."
"Every scene leaves me wanting more."
"Deeply romantic and filled with rich, fascinating history."
"Expertly weaves two tales into one vastly entertaining read."