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Re: OTMA: Daughters of the Tsar - A New Novel by Sarah Miller.
« Reply #15 on: September 17, 2008, 04:54:13 PM »
A teeny-tiny summary:
OTMA is a novel, told from the four grand duchesses' point of view, and covering the years between 1914 and 1918.


And a confession: I'm very excited and flattered, but at the same time nervous at the thought of living up to all your expectations -- not to mention my own. ; )
THE LOST CROWN: A Novel of Romanov Russia -- now in paperback!
"A dramatic, powerful narrative and a masterful grasp of life in this vanished world." ~Greg King

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Re: OTMA: Daughters of the Tsar - A New Novel by Sarah Miller.
« Reply #16 on: September 17, 2008, 05:03:39 PM »
Take it from me!
You've done a great, great job. No need to worry. At all.

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Re: OTMA: Daughters of the Tsar - A New Novel by Sarah Miller.
« Reply #17 on: September 17, 2008, 05:11:51 PM »
How intriguing, how exiting! Three years...........................................

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Re: OTMA: Daughters of the Tsar - A New Novel by Sarah Miller.
« Reply #18 on: September 17, 2008, 06:31:17 PM »
A teeny-tiny summary:
OTMA is a novel, told from the four grand duchesses' point of view, and covering the years between 1914 and 1918.


And a confession: I'm very excited and flattered, but at the same time nervous at the thought of living up to all your expectations -- not to mention my own. ; )

Thank you, Sarushka! It sounds great. I'm sure it will be wonderful! :)

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Re: OTMA: Daughters of the Tsar - A New Novel by Sarah Miller.
« Reply #19 on: September 17, 2008, 07:14:43 PM »
Oh, yes! It is very, very awesome. No need to worry about anything, Sarah.  :D
"Господь им дал дар по молитвам их размягчать окаменелые наши сердца за их страдания..Мне думается, что если люди будут молиться Царской Cемье, оттают сердца с Божией помощью."

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Re: OTMA: Daughters of the Tsar - A New Novel by Sarah Miller.
« Reply #20 on: September 17, 2008, 09:28:30 PM »

Aloha all!

Sarah you wonderful lady - how fantastic that you are putting your wonderful writing skills and resources (and passion!) into a novel about OTMA!

I also loved "Miss Spitfire" and will be waiting anxiously for the release of your new novel - I know that it will be fantastic and I'll hold a special place in my Romanov library open just for it!

Congrats and now ---- how will we wait?

Janet R.
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Re: OTMA: Daughters of the Tsar - A New Novel by Sarah Miller.
« Reply #21 on: August 31, 2010, 09:41:22 PM »
At long last, I've got clearance to post official cover art:



The title's been changed three times in the last year -- the final version is The Lost Crown.

Still aiming for a summer 2011 release.
THE LOST CROWN: A Novel of Romanov Russia -- now in paperback!
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Re: THE LOST CROWN - A New Novel by Sarah Miller.
« Reply #22 on: August 31, 2010, 10:07:24 PM »
Looks beautiful! I can't wait to read it!

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Re: THE LOST CROWN - A New Novel by Sarah Miller.
« Reply #23 on: September 01, 2010, 02:17:51 AM »
I have to admit I do not buy books with a cover like this, I would expect a wild romance between blonde sexy chick and extremely muscular guy who lived happily ever after :) But fortunatelly I know what this one is about, so Im still tuned :) . But seriously..... the one who designed the cover had tooo little fantasy.

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Re: THE LOST CROWN - A New Novel by Sarah Miller.
« Reply #24 on: September 04, 2010, 10:10:25 AM »
Hey I just found this thread! Really thrilled and cannot wait! Congratulations Sarah!

I thought " Daughters of the Tsar " a wonderful  title and Holly's mock up cover, excellent for young readers. But this is publishing, and as is often the case with  these decisions, they seem to  discount those of us who will buy the book regardless ( like me and the rest of us on AP! ) and seek  the attention of others who may not come to the book  other wise.  But whatever, it's an amazing achievement ! Actuality always is  and I look so forward to it :)
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And a confession: I'm very excited and flattered, but at the same time nervous at the thought of living up to all your expectations -- not to mention my own. ; )
lol! not to worry! But the waiting is not easy!
 Congratulations again Sarah! :)

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Re: THE LOST CROWN - A New Novel by Sarah Miller.
« Reply #25 on: September 04, 2010, 10:39:24 AM »
Congratulations Sarushka!!!!!!!   8) :)

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Re: THE LOST CROWN - A New Novel by Sarah Miller.
« Reply #26 on: September 04, 2010, 10:46:48 AM »
Bob and I are remiss in not adding our own "Brava" and job well done to Sarah. You got no corrections from us because there were none we could find! A beautiful job of story telling without taking noticeable "liberties" with the genuine history and facts.
best wishes for much success!

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Re: THE LOST CROWN - A New Novel by Sarah Miller.
« Reply #27 on: September 05, 2010, 06:19:55 AM »
I too find the cover off-putting, but will look out for the book regardless.

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Re: THE LOST CROWN - A New Novel by Sarah Miller.
« Reply #28 on: September 05, 2010, 10:24:22 AM »
A good fictional account would be great, I can't wait Sarah... ugh about the cover...can't have everything, as I have definitely learned!!!!
So long and thanks for all the fish

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Re: THE LOST CROWN - A New Novel by Sarah Miller.
« Reply #29 on: September 05, 2010, 03:35:20 PM »
Bob and I are remiss in not adding our own "Brava" and job well done to Sarah. You got no corrections from us because there were none we could find! A beautiful job of story telling without taking noticeable "liberties" with the genuine history and facts.
best wishes for much success!

Rob and Bob

Thank you!


But this is publishing, and as is often the case with  these decisions, they seem to  discount those of us who will buy the book regardless ( like me and the rest of us on AP! ) and seek  the attention of others who may not come to the book  other wise.

EXACTLY.

This is all I feel comfortable saying about it without risking alienating you guys and/or my publisher: When it comes to cover art, authors (especially authors of historical fiction) are often caught between a rock and a hard place, so please don't assume I'm not satisfied with this compromise between history and teen appeal.
THE LOST CROWN: A Novel of Romanov Russia -- now in paperback!
"A dramatic, powerful narrative and a masterful grasp of life in this vanished world." ~Greg King