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The Firebird


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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.


"Kearsley blends history, romance and a bit of the supernatural into a glittering, bewitching tale." - Kirkus Reviews
"I was immediately drawn into the story which is told in alternating time periods jumping back and forth between past and present. " - Teresa's Reading Corner
"I would highly recommend The Firebird if you are looking for a historical fiction novel written with a beautiful story and strong characters. The Firebird will sweep you up in time, and as a reader, you will travel from past to present in settings such as England, Scotland, Ireland and Russia. I definitely plan to read more of Kearsley's books and am fortunate to have several to choose from. " - Redlady's Reading Room
""The Firebird" does definitely reinforce that Susanna Kearsley is an author that creates unforgettable characters." - readful things blog
"All in all, if you enjoy history, a dash of romance, and a whole lotta plot...this is a book to invest in." - Jilly Mcbean
"Authentic historic detail, a touch of the paranormal, and romance come together with a synergistic effect in versatile Kearsley's (The Rose Garden, 2011) lovely and memorable novel. STARRED Review" - Booklist
"I was left with two happy endings both of which I adored." - Dear Author
"If you love Historical Fiction with a little pinch of paranormal elements and romance, The Firebird is for you! I was immediately transported in to Scotland and Russia and through Anna's and Nicola's lives!" - Proserpine Craving Books
"It's been a long time since I've enjoyed a book so much. I love how the author blends the historical events in with the fictional elements, such that it truly is hard to distinguish fact from fiction, and I lived in the story." - The Good, The Bad and The Unread
"Kearlsey's writing is superb, which is why she is one of my favorite authors. If you've read her past work and enjoyed it, you will love The Firebird." - Library of Clean Reads
"Kearsley's writing is so fluid and descriptive that every word was a pleasure" - Burton Book Review
"Susanna Kearsley brings historical figures and events to life in this artfully crafted, exquisitely detailed tale, laced with a heady mix of intrigue and romance." - Chatelaine
"The Firebird is a beautifully written story with characters that practically leap off the pages, a story that alternately broke my heart and healed it, and a pair of romances (or a trio, more accurately) that made me fall in love. This book made me laugh, made me cry (I seriously bawled happy tears through the last 30 or so pages), and made me certain that Susanna Kearsley has a talent like no other." - Ramblings of a Daydreamer
"The blend of the present and the past is very well done and should delight fans of historical fiction." - Fiction Addiction
"The present and past come together as Kearsley masterfully merges paranormal elements with a wonderful dual story and a fascinating historical setting. Those who loved A.S. Byatt's Possession will adore The Firebird." - RT Book Reviews
"The quiet, subtle romance combined with an engaging plot, well-researched historical details and descriptions and her beautiful flow of words are more than enough." - Romantic Historical Lovers
"This story is not a quick read and deserves the reader's full attention, which means it also deserves a second reading to fully appreciate Anna's story." - Historical Novel Review
"THE FIREBIRD was an engrossing, well-researched story that will delight fans of paranormal and historical fiction." - Book of Secrets

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