Monday, December 5, 2016
TWO EMPRESSES is now available to book reviewers on Net Galley at http://netgal.ly/ukmq7i
If you prefer reading a print copy, I have two Advance Reader Copies left, if you are a book reviewer and located in the USA, please email me if you would like one. First come, first serve.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
I will soon have ten advance reader copies of my latest novel TWO EMPRESSES that I would like to send to book review bloggers. The books will be ready to ship out sometime in November. If you have an established book blog, are located in the USA, and can review in January or February, please email me at brandyemilypurdyatyahoodotcom and include your full mailing address.
Hearts, unlike empires, cannot be ruled…
On the island paradise of
two beautiful, well-bred cousins have reached marriageable age.
Sixteen-year-old Rose must sail to France to marry Alexander, the
dashing Vicomte de Beauharnais. Golden-haired Aimee will finish her education
at a French convent in hopes of making a worthy match.
Rose’s illusions are shattered by her new husband, who casts her off when his
mistress bears him a son. Yet revolution is tearing through the land, changing
fortunes—and fates—in an instant, leaving Rose free to reinvent herself. Soon
she is pursued by a young general, Napoleon Bonaparte, who prefers to call her
by another name: Josephine.
Presumed dead after her ship is attacked by pirates, Aimee survives and is taken to the Sultan of Turkey’s harem. Among hundreds at his beck and call, Aimee’s loveliness and intelligence make her a favorite not only of the Sultan, but of his gentle, reserved nephew. Like Josephine, the newly crowned Empress of France, Aimee will ascend to a position of unimagined power. But for both cousins, passion and ambition carry their own burden.
From the war-torn streets of
Paris to the bejeweled golden bars of a
Turkish palace, Brandy Purdy weaves some of history’s most compelling figures
into a vivid, captivating account of two remarkable women and their
Saturday, September 17, 2016
Sunday, August 7, 2016
To mark the anniversary of the Borden Murders, The Lineup published an article about THE SECRETS OF LIZZIE BORDEN. The link is below, but a word of warning, it contains major spoilers. If you intend to read the book and don't want to know about the murders, please skip this one; I'm afraid it might spoil it for you.