Tag: tsarina

Historical Novel Society Review

“The combined romance of the ambitious empress, the fate and forays of great art, and the joys of maritime archaeology make this an inspiring, completely riveting read.” Inspiring! Completely riveting! The Historical Novel Society has posted a stellar review of The Tsarina’s Lost Treasure (even though it’s not a historical novel). Read the Historical Novel […]

Review in Wreckwatch Magazine

Just when we started to think the world had forgotten about The Tsarina’s Lost Treasure, our editor sends us a fantastic review in Wreckwatch Magazine. (Who knew there was such a magazine? I sure didn’t. But I’m glad there is!) “The Tsarina’s Lost Treasure is a wreck detective story with many twists, branching out into the art collecting […]

Vrak Museum of Wrecks

The new maritime archeology museum finally opened in Stockholm – the long-awaited Vrak Museum of Wrecks. The museum is located in the Royal Djurgarden, a delightful island with a slew of parks and museums. In fact, it is located right next to the fabulous Vasa Museum, so a visitor might spend the whole day immersed […]

NEMO Kennislink Review

“This book is for anyone who wants to learn more about art history or the role of ships in eighteenth-century transport, or who likes to empathize with historical characters. There is really not a single boring sentence… You just want to read on.” What a fantastic review of De verzonken kunstschatten van de Vrouw Maria (The Sunken […]

Review by Michael Daswick

Do you love: Shipwrecks, world-class art, treasure hunting, history, palace intrigue, power struggles and suspense? The Tsarina’s Lost Treasure has all of this, and more. The premise is simple: Catherine the Great bought some of the finest art in the world; while it was being shipped from the Netherlands to Russia, the ship went down off the […]

Vrouw Maria and the Lost Treasure of Catherine the Great

TODAY is the day that readers all over Finland finally get their long-awaited copies of The Tsarina’s Lost Treasure. Knowing the Finns, there are probably stampedes at the libraries and brawls in the bookstores. The book has a different publisher (Docendo), a different cover, and a different title (again). It translates as Vrouw Maria and the Lost […]

Real-life Treasure Hunt Books

“What’s better than going on a treasure hunt? Reading about a treasure hunt from the safety of your own home. You won’t get rich, but you’ll get a lot less dirt in your shoes.” The Tsarina’s Lost Treasure makes Book Riot’s list of real-life treasure hunt books. There we are, right between Robert Kurson and […]

Review of Tsarina on Ricochet

“The Tsarina’s Lost Treasure” offers readers a fascinating tale. It wanders from field to field, holding readers at each long enough to maintain interest and wanting more, yet compelling them to move to the next. It is history at its finest. Read the review of Tsarina on Ricochet…