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Lost Roses

(2019)
(The second book in the Caroline Ferriday series)
A novel by

 
 
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER . The million-copy bestseller Lilac Girls introduced the real-life heroine Caroline Ferriday. Now Lost Roses, set a generation earlier and also inspired by true events, features Caroline's mother, Eliza, and follows three equally indomitable women from St. Petersburg to Paris under the shadow of World War I.

"Not only a brilliant historical tale, but a love song to all the ways our friendships carry us through the worst of times." - Lisa Wingate,#1 New York Times bestselling author of Before We Were Yours

It is 1914, and the world has been on the brink of war so often,

many New Yorkers treat the subject with only passing interest. Eliza Ferriday is thrilled to be traveling to St. Petersburg with Sofya Streshnayva, a cousin of the Romanovs. The two met years ago one summer in Paris and became close confidantes. Now Eliza embarks on the trip of a lifetime, home with Sofya to see the splendors of Russia: the church with the interior covered in jeweled mosaics, the Rembrandts at the tsar's Winter Palace, the famous ballet.

But when Austria declares war on Serbia and Russia's imperial dynasty begins to fall, Eliza escapes back to America, while Sofya and her family flee to their country estate. In need of domestic help, they hire the local fortune-teller's daughter, Varinka, unknowingly bringing intense danger into their household.

On the other side of the Atlantic, Eliza is doing her part to help the White Russian families find safety as they escape the revolution. But when Sofya's letters suddenly stop coming, she fears the worst for her best friend.

From the turbulent streets of St. Petersburg and aristocratic countryside estates to the avenues of Paris where a society of fallen Russian emigres live to the mansions of Long Island, the lives of Eliza, Sofya, and Varinka will intersect in profound ways. In her newest powerful tale told through female-driven perspectives, Martha Hall Kelly celebrates the unbreakable bonds of women's friendship, especially during the darkest days of history.

Praise for Lost Roses

"A charming and vividly rendered historical novel . . . Based on true events, this prequel to Lilac Girls transports." - People

"Inspired by true events, just like its predecessor, and just as well-researched, Lost Roses is a remarkable story and another testament to female strength. This sweeping epic will thrill and delight fans of Lilac Girls and readers of historical fiction alike." - PopSugar

Genre: Historical

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April 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: Lost Roses: A Novel
Author(s): Martha Hall Kelly
ISBN: 1-5247-9637-9 / 978-1-5247-9637-2 (USA edition)
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Title: Lost Roses: A Novel
Author(s): Martha Hall Kelly
ISBN: 1-984886-21-5 / 978-1-984886-21-7
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Title: Lost Roses: A Novel
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ISBN: 1-984819-55-0 / 978-1-984819-55-0
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Title: Lost Roses
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ISBN: 1-76089-261-0 / 978-1-76089-261-6 (Australia edition)
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April 2019 : Audio CD
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Title: Lost Roses: A Novel
Author(s): Martha Hall Kelly
ISBN: 1-984845-37-3 / 978-1-984845-37-5
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April 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Lost Roses: A Novel
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April 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Lost Roses: A Novel
Author(s): Martha Hall Kelly
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Title: Lost Roses: A Novel
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April 2019 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Lost Roses
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ISBN: 1-4894-9984-9 / 978-1-4894-9984-4 (Australia edition)
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April 2019 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: Lost Roses
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ISBN: 1-4894-9985-7 / 978-1-4894-9985-1 (Australia edition)
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April 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Lost Roses
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Title: Lost Roses: A Novel
Author(s): Martha Hall Kelly
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Title: Lost Roses
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