Lost Roses: The prequel to Lilac Girls
Inspiration for the novel Lost Roses, a prequel to Lilac Girls, by Martha Hall Kelly. WWI this time.
Alexander Palace ~ Tsarskoye Selo (Russian: Ца́рское Село́; "Tsar's Village") the town containing a former Russian residence of the imperial family + visiting nobility, 15 mi south from Saint Petersburg. Currently, there are two imperial palaces: the baroque Catherine Palace with the adjacent Catherine Park and the neoclassical Alexander Palace with the adjacent Alexander Park.