photo 7

Queen of Bedlam

“I cannot applaud Laura Purcell enough . . . masterfully written and well-researched” Historical Novel Society

“Fascinating, disturbing, intriguing, and exciting” Unabridged Chick

“This is the kind of novel that you simply sink into and find yourself fully engaged” A Bookish Affair

“A stand-out among the books written surrounding the various reigns of English monarchs . . . Her writing style will make you feel as if you are gliding across pages” Oh, for the Hook of a Book

“Readers who grew up reading Jean Plaidy’s Georgian Saga may find themselves, like me, preferring Purcell’s storytelling ability due to her deeper characterizations and more realistic dialogue” Reading the Past

“A fascinating look at one of England’s more eccentric Kings, and his unappreciated family” Ageless Pages

“I was very impressed by this historical novel and will look forward to the author’s future offerings” The True Book Addict

“The writing flows beautifully, making for a very pleasurable reading experience” Kincavel Korner

“A very strong book of mental illness and its effects on the royal family” Svetlana’s Reads and Views

“Queen of Bedlam was an enthralling and intimate fictional look at the lives of King George III, Queen Charlotte, and their daughters” The Musings of ALMYBNENR

“I look forward to more novels by this author and really enjoyed her writing” The Maiden’s Court

“Purcell breathes lifeblood into the people behind the titles . . . She honoured their memories and embodied their essence” Jorie Loves A Story

“A well written, captivating story” Book Lovers Paradise


God Save the King

(earlier, self-published version of Queen of Bedlam)

“The Georgian period has rarely been covered in historical fiction and finally someone brilliantly offers it to readers” Pittsburgh Historical Fiction Examiner

“Very well-researched and beautifully written” McArthur Book Review

“Purcell is a promising new author who has channeled her obvious love for the Georgian era and the Hanoverians into a compelling piece of fiction” Flashlight Commentary

“This book is well-written, and is an accessible way of learning about the lives that were affected so dramatically by the mental instability of George III” Regency History

“A beautifully written, emotional story” Historical Novel Review

Leave a Reply