The master craftsman 

Reviewed by:

Beth Swanson, voracious reader


The master craftsman


Kelli Stuart








393 pages


This is an intriguing story of suspense set in the late 1900s when the House of Faberge (in 1917) was charged with the protection of  a great Russian secret, a Faberge egg. Alma Phil is a master craftsman for Faberge. When she escapes Russia for Finland in 1921, she takes the secret with her.

Fast forward three generations later and meet world-renowned treasure hunter Nick Laine. Nick is ill and fears the secret of the missing egg with die when he does.  He tasks the mission of retrieving the egg to his daughter who has literally no interest in the egg or any idea of the danger surrounding it.

This modern-day treasure hunt will inspire the thrill of the hunt in readers and takes you into a world that most of us are unaware of – the rich and treacherous world of the Russian revolution. and mysteries buried long ago.

The master craftsman has many twists and turns and helps readers to understand the passion of Russian history interwoven with the Faberge mystic. I could not have guessed the outcome.


5 out of 5

Suggested audience:


Christian impact:

The realization that God was always there for them. Also, the age old battle of good vs. evil.


The Master Craftsman

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