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THE GIRL FROM JUNCHOW
Genre: Historical Romance, Historical Fiction
This sequel to The Russian Concubine propels the heroine on a search for her father in the prison camps of Siberia. Furnivall transports readers to the wilds of Russia and delivers a tale that sweeps across the area with drama and passion, grand characters and the scope of an epic that will richly satisfy her fans.
As a White Russian emigree in China, Lydia survived a harsh life. Like her mother, she believed her father was dead. Then she discovers he's alive and in a camp in Siberia. She locates her half-brother Alexei, and the two travel across the continent, hunting for clues they hope will lead them to their father.
They end up in Siberia, and although it's a bleak landscape, they're filled with hope. When they're separated, Lydia, always able to rely on her wits, is fortunate to be befriended by the camp commandant's wife. But finding her father
Reviewed By: Kathe Robin
Published: June 2009