The Bridge to Holy Cross (Tatiana and Alexander)

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Author
Paullina Simons
Publisher
HarperCollins
Genre
Historical Fiction
Released
01 January, 2003

The Bridge to Holy Cross (Tatiana and Alexander)

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    Synopsis

    The world at war ... two people in love.Tatiana is eighteen years old and pregnant when she miraculously escapes war-torn Leningrad to the West, believing herself to be a widow. Her husband, Major Alexander Belov, a decorated hero of the Soviet Union, has been arrested by Stalin's infamous secret police. Tatiana begins her new life in America. In wartime New York City she finds work, friends and a life beyond her dreams. However, her grief is inescapable and she keeps hearing Alexander calling out to her.Meanwhile, Alexander faces the greatest danger he's ever known. An American trapped in Russia since adolescence, he has been serving in the Red Army and posing as a Soviet citizen to protect himself. For him, Russia's war is not over, and both victory and defeat will mean certain death. Tatiana and Alexander must struggle against destiny and despair as they find themselves in the fight of their lives.A master of the historical epic, Paullina Simons takes us on a journey across continents, time, and the entire breadth of human emotion, to create a heartrendingly beautiful love story that will live on long after the final page is turned. "This has everything a romance glutton could wish for: a bold, talented and dashing hero, a heart-stopping love affair! It also has -- thank goodness -- a welcome sense of humour and discernable characters rather than ciphers.”  Daily Mail (London)
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    About the author

    Paullina Simons

    Paullina Simons was born in Leningrad in 1963. As a child she emigrated to Queens, New York, and attended colleges in Long Island. Then she moved to England and attended Essex University, before returning to America. She lives in New York with her husband and children.

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