“Queen Victoria and the Romanovs: 60 Years of Mutual Distrust” is a fascinating journey through the intimacy of royal politics and diplomacy, and a study in the universality of family squabbles, even in the most exalted of families.
A conversation with Gill Paul about her latest historical novel and Romanov alternative history. In The Lost Daughter, Paul explores the possibility of Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna’s possible escape from Yekaterinburg.
While the Russian Revolutions claimed many Romanov victims, Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna, the mother of Nicholas II, famously survived. The life of this fascinating woman, born a Danish princess, is explored in C.W. Gortner’s novel, The Romanov Empress.
Sophie Law’s well-researched debut Olga’s Egg posits a missing Faberge Egg, made for the eldest daughter of Nicholas II.
Ekaterinburg’s Grisly Centenary: The Final Fate of the Romanovs