Publish date: 2013-01-28
Publisher: Allison & Busby
Pages no: 484
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Time Travel
Nicola Marter has psychometric powers. This means that when she touches an object, she can see glimpses of whoever's owned it or touched it before. Her grandfather, who escaped from Russia, has the same powers and always admonished her to keep the gift hidden, which she does, even from her boss Seba...
The beginning was really interesting. However, I felt myself skimming the parts where they have images of the past because I wanted to read the present story more.
I was not enjoying this at all in the beginning. The central conceit was bugging me to no end, and it was so annoying to slog through chunks of grade school exposition as the various historical figures explained Scottish politics to an eight year old. But I wound up enjoying it more once things sett...
As predicted, I loved this book! Historical fiction with that little bit of fantasy and romance woven into it. Susanna Kearsley has never let me down and this story definitely goes into my top five so far for this year.There are two main characters in this story. The first one, Nicola, lives in t...
I have loved every book that Susanna Kearsley has written, so I knew I would love "The Firebird". What I did not expect was to be just completely blown away by it. Her attention to Historical detail is second to none. Historical Novels Review said: "Romantic, passionate, and bittersweet, this intel...