The Winter Palace by Eva Stachniak is listed as #3 on The Globe and Mail’s Bestsellers List. Published by Doubleday Canada, The Winter Palace was available for purchase on Jan. 10, 2012, and has made the bestsellers list in less than one week.
The Winter Palace is a novel about Catherine the Great, told from the perspective of her spy and friend, Varvara. The historical novel is Stachniak’s second book, and she already has plans for a third. To learn more about Stachniak and Catherine the Great, and to possibly win a copy of The Winter Palace, read our UpClose Interview with the author and leave a comment here to qualify.
Shana Thornton serves as Editor-in-Chief of Her Circle Ezine and Assistant Director of the Institute of Arts and Social Engagement. Her first novel, Multiple Exposure, reveals an intimate, ghostly portrait of the impact of war, and generations of military service, on a family. Multiple Exposure will be available for purchase on Sept. 2. Read more at http://shanathornton.wordpress.com/