Property of a Lady
The magnificent Ivanoff emerald: It surfaced atChristie's at Geneva, ",The Property of aLady",--a lady now sought by powerful men intent onseizing a legacy that could tilt the world balance ofpower . . . The terrifying Ivanoff secret: Shelived like a pauper with a royal ransom in gems,determined to carry her secret to the grave . . .until an act of love and a public auction broughtthe world--and the curse--to her door . . . Thelast of the Ivanoffs--pawns in a deadly game: Theroyal gems are merely the lure to the hiddenbillions for which nations are willing to kill. The lastof the Ivanoffs should have died in 1917. Now,two generations later, they are the prize--and theprey . . . From war-torn Russia to New York'steeming Lower East Side . . . from Ziegfeld's Broadwayand the Hollywood of the moguls to contemporaryWashington, Geneva, and Berlin, Elizabeth's Adler'snovel of passion, power, and royal privilege willcommand your attention to the very lastpage.From the Paperback edition.
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