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Kathryn Purdie

Biography

Kathryn Purdie

Kathryn’s love of storytelling began as a young girl when her dad told her about someone named Boo Radley while they listened to the film score of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD. In high school and college, Kathryn focused on acting, poetry, guitar, and extensive journal writing. Years later, when she was in recovery from donating a kidney to her brother, inspiration for her first novel struck. She’s been writing darkly fantastical stories ever since.

Kathryn Purdie

Books by Kathryn Purdie

by Kathryn Purdie - Fantasy, Fiction, Love & Romance, Science Fiction, Young Adult 13+

With her empathic powers gone, Sonya can no longer protect her beloved Anton from his vindictive brother Valko, who will stop at nothing to get his revenge and reclaim his throne. Even if that means using an Auraseer to hunt both Sonya and Anton. Then Sonya hears about an empath in a far-off kingdom who may be able to heal her, but without her powers, finding the legendary Auraseer will be dangerous. And if she doesn’t succeed, the peace Sonya sacrificed so much to achieve will be shattered forever.

by Kathryn Purdie - Fantasy, Fiction, Magic, Political Thriller, Romance, Romantic Suspense, Suspense, Thriller, Young Adult 12+

The empire has fallen, Valko faces trial and Sonya is finally free from her fate as Sovereign Auraseer. But Sonya’s expanding abilities are just as unstable as the new government of Riaznin. Not only can she feel the emotions of others but, unlike most Auraseers, she’s learned to make others feel what she’s feeling as well. Now, as Sonya fights to contain her own darkness, she senses a new evil lurking in the shadows of the palace. Someone from Sonya’s past has returned seeking revenge --- and she won’t be satisfied until Sonya has suffered for her mistakes.

by Kathryn Purdie - Fantasy, Fiction, Magic, Political Thriller, Politics, Romance, Suspense, Thriller, Young Adult 12+

After the queen’s murder and a tragic accident, Auraseer Sonya is taken away from her post as the emperor's personal protector to guard a charming yet volatile new ruler. But Sonya’s power is reckless and hard to control. She’s often carried away by the intense passion of others. And when a growing rebellion forces Sonya to side with either the emperor who trusts her or his mysterious brother, the crown prince, Sonya realizes she may be the key to saving the empire --- or its greatest threat.