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*** THE Sunday Times TOP TEN BESTSELLING AUTHOR ***'Wonderful . . . hugely ambitious and atmospheric' Kate MosseDiscover a brilliant story of love, danger, courage and betrayal, from the internationally bestselling author of The Betrayal. *****Junchow, China, 1928.Lydia Ivanova was among the Russian elite until the Bolsheviks revolutions forced her to flee to China with her mother. But survival is hard.Lydia has a fierce spirit. Nothing can dim it, not even the foul waters of the Peiho River. Into the river's grime bodies are tossed - those of thieves and Communists alike. A reminder that every time Lydia steals from someone to feed herself and her mother, she takes her life into her own hands. Even though mother and daughter live in the Whites-only settlement, no walls can keep Lydia in as she escapes to meet her lover, Chang An Lo. But Chang has enemies who are hunting him down, and their all-consuming love can only mean danger for them both . . .The Concubine's Secret and The Jewel of St Petersburg are also available to buy NOW in paperback and ebook.Further praise for Kate Furnivall: 'Superb storytelling' Dinah Jefferies 'A thrilling plot ... Fast-paced with a sinister edge' Times'A thrilling, compelling read. Wonderful!' Lesley Pearse 'Gripping . . . poignant, beautifully written ...will capture the reader to the last' Sun 'Truly captivating' Elle 'Perfect escapist reading' Marie Claire 'An achingly beautiful epic' New Woman 'A rollicking good read' Daily Telegraph

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780751540420
ISBN-10: 0751540420
Format: Paperback / softback
(196mm x 128mm x 39mm)
Pages: 608
Imprint: Sphere
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 27-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Kate Furnivall

Kate Furnivall lives in Devon and was born in Wales. This is her first novel. The Russian Concubine is based on her mother's life.

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