By Tasha Alexander
After the ultimate curtain of Swan Lake, an lively crowd exits the Mariinsky theatre brimming with pleasure from the night’s functionality. yet outdoors the scene is somber. A ballerina’s physique lies face down within the snow, blood splattered like rose petals over the dress of the Swan Queen. the group is silenced by means of a unmarried cry— “Nemetseva is dead!”
Amongst the theatergoers is woman Emily, accompanying her speeding husband Colin in Russia on project from the Crown. however it quickly turns into transparent that Colin isn’t the single one with paintings to do. while the useless ballerina’s aristocratic lover comes begging for justice, Emily needs to observe her personal set of talents to find the emerging star’s assassin. Her research takes her on a dance around the degree of Tsarist Russia, from the opulence of the wintry weather Palace, to the modest apartments of ex-ballerinas and the locked attics of political radicals. A mysterious dancer in white follows heavily at the back of, making waves via St. Petersburg along with her shock performances and path of pink scarves. Is it the candy Katenka, Nemetseva’s formative years buddy and favourite rival? The ghost of the murdered étoile herself? Or, whatever much more sinister?
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Death in St. Petersburg: A Lady Emily Mystery (Lady Emily Mysteries) by Tasha Alexander