Olga Romanoff

or The Syren of the Skies

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1894
Language: English
Wordcount: 130,924 / 364 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 49.3
LoC Category: PS
Series: Tsar Wars
Downloads: 1,464
Added to site: 2007.10.08
mnybks.net#: 18454

The efforts of a beautiful daughter of the House of Romanoff to restore the throne of her ancestors, destroyed in the World War of 1904, presents to the reader the spectacle of a world transformed into a wonderland of art and science, yet trembling on the brink of a catastrophe.

Show Excerpt

rians.

The President of the Council was the direct descendant not only of Alan Tremayne, its first President, but also of Richard Arnold and Natasha; for their eldest son, born in the first year of the Peace, had married the only daughter of Tremayne, and their first-born son had been his father's father.

Although the average physique of civilised man had immensely improved under the new order of things, the Aerians, descendants of the pick of the nations of Europe, were as far superior to the rest of the assembly as the latter would have been to the men and women of the nineteenth century; but even amongst the members of the Council, the splendid stature and regal dignity of Alan Arnold, the President, stamped him as a born ruler of men, whose title rested upon something higher than election or inheritance.

At the last stroke of twelve, the President rose in his place, and, in the midst of an almost breathless silence, read the message of Natas to the great congregation. This done, he la

Reviews

Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2014.02.21
Henry L. Ratliff
*****

(1894) Sci-fi (Future world) / Adventure (War) / Pulp / Romance


R: * * * * *


Plot bullets


  • The Earth has been at peace for over 100 years.

  • That peace was not earned but brutally forced on the world populace by Murska, The Master of Terror.

  • Now the time has come, by design, to give back control, to the countries of the world. Some control, but not all. The rulers of Aeria will retain the secret of heavier than air flight and the dominance of the skies.

  • The Russian Romanoff's were the last of the old powers to be subjugated and the old humiliations are only festering, with no apparent way to revenge them.

  • Now one girl, the last of the Romanoff line, embarks on a mad quest for power and revenge.

  • Without the rule of the air, countries could only fight between themselves. The Aerians would still be masters. Olga will use all her womanly and mental powers to change that status.

  • Olga gains the secret of flight and a terrible war breaks out pitting a Russian and Muslin alliance against the rest of the world and the Aerians.

  • This devastation turns out to be less terrible than that which is to come from beyond the reaches of the Earth. Coming events will overshadow the best laid plans of the Aerians and, Olga Romanoff.




(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Olga Romanoff by George Chetwynd Griffith - Free eBook

Astray in Couper

Matty Cruz Adventure Book 1
R. Marquez

When the economic downturn ends Matty Cruz’s co... Read more

Cover image for Olga Romanoff by George Chetwynd Griffith - Free eBook

Loose Ends

A California Corwin P. I. Mystery
David VanDyke

"Loose Ends was a great read, if you're looking... Read more

Cover image for Olga Romanoff by George Chetwynd Griffith - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for Olga Romanoff by George Chetwynd Griffith - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for Olga Romanoff by George Chetwynd Griffith - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for Olga Romanoff by George Chetwynd Griffith - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

The Lost Continent
by Percival Constantine
'Tween Snow and Fire
by Bertram Mitford
Across Asia on a Bicycle
by Thomas Gaskell Allen
The Ward of King Canute
by Ottilie A. Liljencrantz
The Count of Monte Cristo
by Alexandre Dumas, père
Robinson Crusoe
by Daniel Defoe

See more popular titles from this genre.