The Nurses’ War

Available now where all good books are sold. There is more than one way to fight a war…An extraordinary story of grit, love and loss, based on the true history and real experiences of Australian nurses in World War 1. In 1915, as World War 1 rages in Europe and the numbers of dead and… Read more

THE WOMEN’S PAGES one of Australia’s Top 100 reads

I’m a very happy author! I’m so thrilled that Australian readers have voted THE WOMEN’S PAGES as one of Better Reading’s Top 100 Books for this year. My book will sit with 99 other fabulous ones in Big W all year for people to discover. There are so many incredible authors on this list –… Read more

Talking History with the History Trust of South Australia

It was a real pleasure to share the “stage” with Pip Williams and Emma Ashmere as we talked with the History Trust’s Dr Kristy Kokegei about research and historical fiction. The session was recorded and is now available on YouTube if you’d like to catch up.




New book from Victoria Purman out April 2022

The Last of the Bonegilla Girls by Victoria Purman Australian author
The Three Miss Allens by Victoria Purman


I’m in Sydney for the weekend to celebrate my birthday. Proud to be 57 years old, still full if energy to tell stories and surrounded by love and kindness and wonderful people. At lunchtime I was spoilt by my amazing publishing team with a gorgeous lunch - including a birthday cake tiramasu - and then dinner with some old and treasured friends at a place overlooking the Opera House and the bridge. I don’t care if it buckets down all weekend. 🥰 ... See MoreSee Less
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