The Burning Chambers

Kate Mosse

3.99 based on 2884 ratings & 470 reviews on Goodreads.com
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07 March 2019
9781509806850
608 pages
Synopsis

* The Sunday Times Number One Bestseller *

From the multi-million, number one bestselling author of Labyrinth and The Taxidermist's Daughter, comes The Burning Chambers: a gripping story of love and betrayal, mysteries and secrets, conspiracies and divided loyalties, for fans of Ken Follett and Dan Brown.

Carcassonne 1562. Nineteen-year-old Minou Joubert receives an anonymous letter at her father’s bookshop. Sealed with a distinctive family crest, it contains just five words:
SHE KNOWS THAT YOU LIVE.

But before Minou can decipher the mysterious message, a chance encounter with a young Huguenot convert, Piet Reydon, changes her destiny forever. For Piet has a dangerous mission of his own, and he will need Minou’s help if he is to get out of La Cité alive . . .

A thrilling adventure, and a heart-breaking love story, The Burning Chambers is a historical novel of excitement, conspiracy and danger like no other . . .

Mosse's fans will relish this tale of secrets, love and treachery

The Times

Another of Mosse's immersive dramas, which takes you to the heart of the past

Book of the Week - Grazia

Mosse's narrative lyricism, beautifully drawn female characters and deft journey from the past to the present day are a cut above

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