New Novel Weaves a Spellbinding Web of Secrets, Suspense, and Misdeeds...
New novel Tatiana and the Russian Wolves by first-time author Stephen Evans Jordan, weaves a spellbinding web of secrets, suspense, and misdeeds of the rich and powerful. A psychological thriller tying into today's headlines, social issues, and political environment that leads the protagonist, Alexander Andreivich Romanovsky, to reconciliation with himself, his mother, his ancestral country and the woman he loves.
A work of historical fiction set in San Francisco in the 1980s against the reverberations of the Russian Revolution, Jordan's forceful and engaging prologue invites readers inside the fortunes and fate of Alexander Andreivich Romanovsky. Historically layered with intellectual heft, readers' fascination with Russia, clandestine affairs, long-hidden secrets, blackmail, and sex will be drawn to Tatiana and the Russian Wolves. Especially readers with an interest in historical fiction.
Kirkus Reviews calls Tatiana and the Russian Wolves a "Serpintine journey that leaves readers curious about the fates of the people Alexander meets along the way."
Alexander adored his mother, Tatiana, an exotic and magical woman. Tatianas imagination kept her past at bay until insanitythe Russian wolves took her and unleashed Alexanders mental breakdown.
Although Alexander inherited many of Tatianas gifts, he wonders if Tatianas bequest includes insanity. Alexander sees himself as fragile; confronting Tatianas past is a daunting task.
Ignoring Tatianas gifts, Alexander has become an international banker and leads a comfortable life in San Francisco. However, he is blackmailed over an unconventional relationship and loses his job while piecing together Tatianas suicide and family secrets.
An ex-lover is dying of AIDS and offers Alexander his business, an art dealership that Alexander would love. Will he withstand the gales that are sweeping through his life? Will he atone for his past dishonesty and be reconciled with those he loves? Or will he too succumb to the Russian wolves? Secretswhich to keep and which to share.
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About the Author
Stephen Jordans fiction is inspired from living overseas combined with a passion for history. He grew up in the Napa Valley in the 1950s in a family of readersconversations often centered on books. Of his parents gifts, love of literature is his most cherished.
Stephen discovered art history at Stanford and considered a career in the arts. He opted instead for international bankingwith assignments in Southeast Asia and Africa. His short stories have been published in Ireland and in online journals.
Stephen and his wife, Susan, reside in Elmhurstjust west of Chicagowith their cat Lucy.