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Red Mistress In The Wake Of The Russian Revolution, A Determined Young Woman Breaks With Her Past To Become A Spy In S Paris, Where Shadowy Intrigues And A Dangerous Romance Put Her Loyalty To The TestIn The Spring Of , Nadia Shulkina, The Daughter Of Russian Aristocrats, Looks Toward A Bright Future She Has No Premonitions Of War, Let Alone The Revolution That Is About To Destroy Her Comfortable WorldHer Once Noble Family Is Stripped Of Every Possession, And Terrible Losses Soon Follow To Save What S Left Of Her Family And Future, Nadia Marries A Zealous Bolshevik In An Act Of Calculated ReinventionIt Won T Be Her LastWhen She Agrees To Work Undercover For The Soviets In S Paris, Nadia Is Drawn Into A Beautiful Yet Treacherous World Of Secrets And Deceit Beset By Conflicting Loyalties And Tested By A Forbidden Love Affair, She Becomes Embroiled In A Conspiracy That Ends With A Shocking Murder What Chances Will She Take To Determine Her Own Fate


About the Author: Elizabeth Blackwell

As the daughter of a U.S Foreign Service officer, Elizabeth Blackwell grew up in Washington, D.C., interspersed with stints in Africa, the Middle East and Europe pretty much always with a book in hand She majored in history at Northwestern University hoorayreading and received her master s in journalism from Columbia University, which led to a career as an editor and writer for a number of publications that have since gone out of business surely just a coincidence She now writes fiction from her home office in the Chicago suburbs, in between wrangling her three children and fighting for a parking spot at the local Target.



10 thoughts on “Red Mistress

  1. says:

    Espionage, secrets, lies, deceit, reinvention Whatcan a young woman want than to take part in the action especially knowing she lost nearly everything her and her family possessed.Nadia marries a Bolshevik in hopes of saving her family and her future but has no idea the despair that may lie ahead with the Russian Revolution and the uncertainty aftermath.What s known is that her life is about to change, with an affair or two, with a pregnancy, with requests for new


  2. says:

    It s no secret I love history and historical fiction, but Russia and the Soviet Union have never been one of those areas that I have an interest in I do, however, also love spy novels, so I thought I d give The Red Mistress a try Wow, I was not disappointed From the first page, Ms Blackwell s writing had me hook, line, and sinker.The story revolves around Nadia, the daughter of a Russian Aristocratic family She is a young teenager when the revolution begins and her world


  3. says:

    Over the past few years, I ve become a fan of historical fiction and while most books seem to focus on WW1 or WW2, Red Mistress takes us on a journey through the Russian Revolution My ancestors are Russian, which made this story all thepoignant.The story centers on Nadia, a young girl born into Russia s aristocracy Through a series of events during the Bolshevik Revolution, Nadia is forced to make a life altering decision to save herself and her family and in turn, finds a way


  4. says:

    3.75 starsOkay, I really enjoyed this book I really did But I think the main problem was I had expected way too much after reading the synopsis Red Mistress was actually one of my 5 star predictions, so guys, you get the height of my expectations Anyway, I will delve deeper into what caused me to rate the book low, but first I would like to talk about what I loved in this book.What I loved 1 I really enjoy books that talk about how people were effected by war revolution, both during i


  5. says:

    Before the Russian revolution, Nadia Shulkina and her family led a life of privilege, with a country estate and a home in Saint Petersburg Nadia was taught by an English governess and adored her older brother Vasily With the rise of the Bolsheviks her father was murdered, their estate and home were confiscated and she became a former person With her new status she was not entitled to a food ration card and survived by becoming a cleaner in her former home Nadia takes on a number of jobs as B


  6. says:

    A will to survive I apologize for being late with this review I needed another few days to finish it and I m glad I did What a great book I loved the suspense and history I ve always been interested in Russian history I loved the fact that the main character is an aristocracy from a noble family trying to survive after the Russian Revolution We meet Nadia shulkina, she is the said Russian Aristocrat who survives by becoming a maid in her own house when it is turned to a dorm for nurses A will to su


  7. says:

    Red Mistress by Elizabeth Blackwell is an enjoyable historical fiction that encompasses the rise the rise and events of the Russian Revolution, and the immediate years thereafter.This story is about Nadia whom was a part of the Russian royals aristocracy during the time of this upheaval Many were arrested and executed A few were able to flee to other countries, where their lives were drastically altered and became impoverished Others were lucky enough to find family, friends, or trades that a Red Mistress


  8. says:

    I received this book free from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.When I initially chose Red Mistress, I was anticipating a solid espionage story set in early 1900s Russia to vary up my string of historical fiction reads What I ended up reading was muchThe story follows Nadia Shulkina across several decades where author, Elizabeth Blackwell, effectively portrays Nadia s character growth throughout the years We first learn about Nadia s noble Russian family, the Shulkins, from he I received this book fre


  9. says:

    I loved this book It s great historical fiction, taking place during the Russian Revolution and into the early 1930 s Nadia Shulkin s nice but not overly wealthy life is upended when the peasants revolt and her entire life goes away family, home, belongings, everything She doesn t even get a ration card, as she is regarded as a former person But Nadia is tough and she works hard to survive, and not become a casualty Then she becomes a somewhat unwilling spy, sent to England to root out I loved this book It s great hist


  10. says:

    This is a well written story that kept my attention to the end With just a little bit of intrigue woven throughout, the story will carry you through a troubled era of Russian history When the Tsar of Russia is disposed of, anyone connect to the royal family becomes a target Then begin the wars, the starvation, desolation, andacross the land Communism takes hold and there are worries about Germany s Hitler Life for Nadia Shulkin changes in hours, several times in her life Raised in a This is a well written story that kept my a


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