Evie, a rebellious young American leaves New York in search of art and adventure in jazz-age Paris, where her grandmother lives. But on arrival, her grandmother’s sudden death leaves Evie compelled to carry out her dying wish: to find a man from her past called Zhenya.
The quest leads Evie deep into the heart of the Russian émigré community of Paris. With the world on the brink of war, she becomes embroiled in murder plots, conspiracies and illicit love affairs as White faces Red Russian and nothing is as it seems.
With Jean, a liberal Russian writer by her side, Evie finally seems to have found the passion and excitement she’s yearned for. But is she any nearer to discovering the identity of the mysterious Zhenya, or the heartbreak of her grandmother’s past?
Publisher: Cornerstone Digital, June 2014
Reviewer: Jen Kendell
A wonderful story of heartbreak and passion. I’m so glad there was happiness too for the main character, Evie. I truly couldn’t put the book down – a must read ! The author obviously researched well and has much knowlege of what happened to the ‘White Russians’ – it was a delight and I was sorry to reach the end.