Release Date: September 1, 2009
What really happened to Anastasia Romanov?
Anastasia Romanov thought she would never feel more alone than when the gunfire started and her family began to fall around her. Surely the bullets would come for her next. But they didn't. Instead, two gnarled old hands reached for her. When she wakes up she discovers that she is in the ancient hut of the witch Baba Yaga, and that some things are worse than being dead.
In modern-day Chicago, Anne doesn't know much about Russian history. She is more concerned about getting into a good college—until the dreams start. She is somewhere else. She is someone else. And she is sharing a small room with a very old woman. The vivid dreams startle her, but not until a handsome stranger offers to explain them does she realize her life is going to change forever. She is the only one who can save Anastasia. But, Anastasia is having her own dreams…
why it caught my eye:
Just look at that cover, wouldn't it catch yours? This was another book that caught my attention while I was re-shelving other books at work. So I picked it up and I'm rather intrigued by the plot. There has been a lot of speculation about what happened to Anastasia Romanov over the years, so I'm really curious to see where Joy Preble takes this story. I didn't catch this one in time to add it to my Christmas wishlist, but maybe I'll be able to pick up a copy with some Christmas spending money. :)