A Carpet of Purple Flowers

A Carpet of Purple Flowers

by Tracey-Anne McCartney


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ISBN-13: 9781910692219
Publisher: Urbane Publications Limited
Publication date: 01/01/2016
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Tracey-Anne McCartney is an artist and designer specializing in mixed-media techniques. Her art dolls have been featured in such magazines as Art Doll Quarterly, Contemporary Doll, and Soft Dolls, and have been exhibited at The Dollirium Gallery, Canada. Her Dolly of London website has built up a cult following. A Carpet of Purple Flowers is her debut novel.

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ReadingFury More than 1 year ago
A Carpet of Purple Flowers is a tale of faeries, sidhe, witches and more. Bea, a human, is a divorcee who loves comfort and consistency after a tumultuous marriage. Nothing is better than sweet, hot tea and a book. All this changes when she accepts a party invitation and during the evening sees those that should not be seen. Enter characters from another realm to enquire why she has been able to see and talk to those not of this world. Bea’s quiet time of self-healing is blasted by a war between the seelie and unseelie, a sort of ethereal Hatfields and McCoys. Bea finds there is more within her than she ever knew and winds up passionately embroiled in relationships with two men on opposing sides of the sidhe war. Parts of this novel are well written and gripping, especially the fighting scenes, but the romantic scenes are tinged with purple patches. Some of the plot is overwrought, but this is a fast, take you-out-of-your-daily cares kind of read. It is graphic, so there’s a caution.