The Firebird

The Firebird

By Susanna Kearsley

Sourcebooks Landmark, Paperback, 9781402276637, 544pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2013

Description

New York Times Bestseller

Two Women.
One Mysterious Relic.
Separated By Centuries.

Nicola Marter was born with a gift so rare and dangerous, she kept it buried deep. When she encounters a desperate woman trying to sell a small wooden carving called "The Firebird," claiming it belonged to Russia's Empress Catherine, it's a problem. There's no proof.

But Nicola's held the object. She knows the woman is telling the truth.

Beloved by readers as varied and adventurous as her novels, you will never forget spending time in New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Susanna Kearsley's world.

Reviewers love Susanna Kearsley

Winner of RT Book Reviews Historical Fiction and Historical Fantasy/Paranormal Awards

"A creative tour de aforce...Brilliant "-New York Journal of Books

"Romantic, passionate, and bittersweet, this intelligent, tension-laden story will sweep you away."-Historical Novel Review

"An imaginatively captivating trip through time."-Fresh Fiction

"Kearsley makes the impossible seem real...and makes history come alive."-Booklist

Readers love The Firebird

"If you closed your eyes and opened them again, you would be there, right in the story."

"This is now my very favorite Kearsley novel...which is saying a lot."

"Every scene leaves me wanting more."

"Deeply romantic and filled with rich, fascinating history."

"Expertly weaves two tales into one vastly entertaining read."



About the Author
New York Times and USA Today bestselling author and RITA award winner, Susanna Kearsley is known for her meticulous research and exotic settings from Russia to Italy to Cornwall, which not only entertain her readers but give her a great reason to travel. Her lush writing has been compared to Mary Stewart, Daphne Du Maurier, and Diana Gabaldon. She hit the bestseller lists in the U.S. with The Winter Sea and The Rose Garden, both RITA finalists and winners of RT Reviewers' Choice Awards. Other honors include finaling for the UK's Romantic Novel of the Year Award, National Readers' Choice Awards, and the prestigious Catherine Cookson Fiction Prize. Her popular and critically-acclaimed books are available in translation in more than 20 countries and as audio books. She lives in Canada, near the shores of Lake Ontario.