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The Ice Wedding
     

The Ice Wedding

by Nancy A. Collins
 
The Russian Empress Anna Ioannovna was famous for her cruel practical jokes and capricious nature towards those she considered beneath her. Neither peasant nor prince, was safe from her wrath. Prince Mikhail, the scion of a noble and powerful family, found himself forced to become her court jester on the day his wife died. Later, he was forced to marry her chambermaid

Overview

The Russian Empress Anna Ioannovna was famous for her cruel practical jokes and capricious nature towards those she considered beneath her. Neither peasant nor prince, was safe from her wrath. Prince Mikhail, the scion of a noble and powerful family, found himself forced to become her court jester on the day his wife died. Later, he was forced to marry her chambermaid in an elaborate mock wedding. When the Czarina offers the newlyweds their freedom if they agree to spend their wedding night in the cottage she has had built for them, they eagerly agree, even though it is made of solid ice. Award-winning author Nancy A. Collins crafts a chilling Gothic fairytale based on an amazing historical event.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940014755672
Publisher:
Hopedale Press
Publication date:
06/02/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,034,975
File size:
301 KB

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About The Author

Nancy A. Collins has authored over 20 novels and novellas, numerous short stories, and worked on several comic books, including a two-year run on Swamp Thing. She is a recipient of the HWA’s Stoker Award and the British Fantasy Society Award, and has been nominated for the Eisner, John Campbell Memorial, World Fantasy & International Horror Guild Awards. Best known for her ground-breaking vampire character, Sonja Blue, which heralded the rise of the popular Urban Fantasy genre, her works include the best-selling Sunglasses After Dark, the Southern Gothic collection Knuckles And Tales, & the Vamps series for Young Adults. Her most recent novel is Left Hand Magic, the second installment in the critically-acclaimed Golgotham urban fantasy series. She currently resides in Wilmington, North Carolina with her fiancé, Tommy, their Boston terrier, Chopper, and an indeterminate number of cats, only two of which she admits to having anything to do with.

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