By Brandy Purdy
as soon as in Paris, Rose’s illusions are shattered by way of her new husband, who casts her off whilst his mistress bears him a son. but revolution is tearing in the course of the land, altering fortunes—and fates—in an fast, leaving Rose loose to reinvent herself. quickly she is pursued by means of a tender normal, Napoleon Bonaparte, who prefers to name her via one other identify: Josephine.
Presumed useless after her send is attacked through pirates, Aimee survives and is taken to the Sultan of Turkey’s harem. between 1000s at his beck and contact, Aimee’s loveliness and intelligence make her a favourite not just of the Sultan, yet of his light, reserved nephew. Like Josephine, the newly topped Empress of France, Aimee will ascend to a place of unimagined energy. yet for either cousins, ardour and ambition hold their very own burden.
From the war-torn streets of Paris to the bejeweled golden bars of a Turkish palace, Brandy Purdy weaves a few of history’s so much compelling figures right into a vibrant, eye-catching account of 2 awesome girls and their outstanding destinies.
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