Book Review: Tsarina by Ellen Alpsten

I do adore any novels about the Romanov empire and Tsarina by Ellen Alpsten didn’t disappoint. First let me say, Alpsten masterfully captured the dark, somber reality of Russia in the early 1700’s. I could almost feel the bleak weather, the hunger, and the misery of Catherine’s (a that time Marta’s) early life. Tsarina opens […]