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Heirs of the Motherland (The Russians #4)

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Eighteen years after the birth of his daughter, Count Dmitri Remizov returns to Russia from exile to claim the child he left behind. But Mariana, the image of her mother, Katrina, has been raised as a peasant. She is uncertain about her ability to take her rightful place as a countess of Imperial Russia.

Sergei and Anna, still hiding in Katyk, also face difficult decisions-
Paperback, 382 pages
Published November 1st 1993 by Bethany House Publishers
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Aloitin koko Vallankumouksen vuosisata -sarjan lukemisen tämän ja kolmen muun viimeisen osan takia, koska Nikolai II:n hallitusaika kiinnostaa minua eniten. Vihdoinkin tässä osassa Nikolai kruunataan tsaariksi. Toisin kuin aikaisemmissa osissa, missä tsaarin murhaa suunnitellaan tiiviisti, tässä hallitsijan elämään viitattiin (minun harmikseni) vain silloin tällöin.

Annan sijasta nyt seurataan enemmän Katarinan tyttären Marianan elämää. Vaikka juoni olikin hieman saippuaoopperamainen, oli se ihan
Jun 30, 2015 Rachel rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was a well-written and truly interesting historical subtly Christian novel, which is part of a series set in Russia. At this point in the series, the novels begin to focus on the 1890s and on into the 1900s. Also, the novels switch from being written by an authorial team of Michael Phillips and Judith Pella to being solely authored by Judith Pella, and while the series continues to be well done, it becomes less deeply detailed at this point. However, all of the characters are still well dra ...more
So we got this series, right? It's called The Russians, right? So what are we going to do with it? How about adding an American to the mix!


Okay, I'm sorry but this really upsets me. These novels are supposed to be entirely about Russian history. Why do we need other countries coming in? If it was about Russians immigrating to America or the similarities between Russia and America during that time period or even a series from the start about an American learning to survive in Russia, th
Nov 27, 2014 Kw rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The ending was unremarkable, but a good story and I'll be starting the next one pretty soon! ;-)
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Jan 07, 2010 Kristelle rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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This book was a good story and did a good job of transitioning to Marianna from Anna. I am waiting for more meat to the story that I think will come with the following books. I have enjoyed seeing the Marianna is a mixture of Katrina and Anna's personalities. It is a little sad that so many people are wanting to use Marianna for their own benefit.
This is an excellent fiction series but the absence of former co-author Michael Philips is noticeable; I prefer his style of writing. Still I will finish the series because it's a good story and because I enjoy the historical research it contains.
Oct 10, 2011 Donna rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I just can't say enough about this series. I'll definitely be reading all of them but since I have to get them at the library, will wait to start the next one when my schedule's not quite so full.
I read this over 10 years ago. Judith Pella was one of my top 3 authors of the time. Christian historical fiction - a wonderful genre!
good historical tie-ins, not all problems solved, not terribly exciting, continue Russia series
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Judith Pella is a bestselling, award-winning author whose writing career spans two decades. Her in-depth historical and geographical research combines with her skillful storytelling to provide readers with dramatic, thought-provoking novels. She and her husband make their home in Scapoose, Oregon.
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