This sounds like a wonderful book. I wish I didn't already have 5 books in my pile. If it's still up there (it probably won't be when I have finished--or I'll add it to my list of books to read from the library. Ci Wish List (i.e., books wanted added to the collection) and books-being-scanned list available at sites below Wish List: https://wiki.benetech.org/display/BSO/Bookshare+Wish+List Books Being Scanned List: https://wiki.benetech.org/display/BSO/Books+Being+Scanned+List --- On Tue, 1/5/10, solsticesinger <solsticesinger@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > From: solsticesinger <solsticesinger@xxxxxxxxx> > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Seeking proofreader for historical fiction > To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, bookshare-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > Date: Tuesday, January 5, 2010, 5:07 PM > > > > > > > > I'm seeking a proofer > for a book called Sashenka. > Here is the synopsis: > > Winter, 1916: In St Petersburg, Russia on the brink of > revolution. Outside > the Smolny Institute for Noble Young Ladies, an English > governess is waiting for > her young charge to be released from school. But so are the > Tsar's secret > police... > > Beautiful and headstrong, Sashenka Zeitlin is just sixteen. > As > her mother parties with Rasputin and her dissolute friends, > Sashenka slips into > the frozen night to play her part in a dangerous game of > conspiracy and > seduction. > > Twenty years on, Sashenka has a powerful husband with whom > she has two children. Around her people are disappearing, > but her own family is > safe. But she's about to embark on a forbidden love > affair which will have > devastating consequences. > > Sashenka's story lies hidden for half a > century, until a young historian goes deep into > Stalin's private archives and > uncovers a heart-breaking tale of passion and betrayal, > savage cruelty and > unexpected heroism - and one woman forced to make an > unbearable choice. > > If you're interested, > please let me know by > emailing: > solsticesinger@xxxxxxxxx > > Thanks so > much. > > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.