The characters are well developed and interesting.
I was really amazed that the pages were really full of words (not like other books) and only after reading a few pages I have felt that I read much more.
Overall, it is a well-balanced and well written novel that everyone with a strong heart should read.
I found myself a little confused at first because it wasn't really clear that Chiyo had travelled through time. I thought maybe her wine had been drugged and she'd been shanghaied. Read morePublished 9 months ago by MadameRue
I'm not going to give a synopsis of the plot. There is already plenty of that. I will tell you that it is a book of lyrical writing, a reluctant and angry woman warrior, a... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Marti Freedman
Cast into a world in which you might only read about, Chiyo awakes to finds herself in a battle alongside Muhjah and Senka for which they are saving refugees from a group of... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Live Outside
When Chiyo wakes up in a strange world, dressed in pajamas, she's unprepared for the violence and danger that await. How did she get there? Read morePublished 22 months ago by Diane Rapp
I'm a new Sadie S. Forsythe fan. Empress is not my preferred type of reading, but Sadie won me over completely with her superb narrative drive. Read morePublished on October 24, 2012 by Harvey Griffin
The Weeping Empress is a unique blend of historical and contemporary fiction. I really enjoyed this compelling story of a woman thrust from her everyday life as a wife and mother... Read morePublished on October 15, 2012 by Valerie
I have recieved The Weeping Empress by Forsythe (thank you very much) in exchange for my honest review.
I have started this book the same day that I recieved it. Read more
Imagine a modern housewife and mother wakes under strange skies, the last thing she remembers is having a glass of wine while she loads the dishwasher. Read morePublished on August 3, 2012 by Scott Skipper
Chiyo Alglaeca was living a happy with her husband Michael and their daughter Hannah. When she unexpectedly finds herself in a faraway land of Dashkalil with no memory of how she... Read morePublished on July 17, 2012 by Amazon Customer