The Burning Chambers

Kate Mosse

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03 May 2018
9781509806867
320 pages
Synopsis

Bringing sixteenth-century Languedoc vividly to life, Kate Mosse's number one bestselling novel, The Burning Chambers, is a gripping story of love, betrayal, war and adventure, conspiracies, and divided loyalties.

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, Europe awaits in The Burning Chambers. A historical novel of excitement, conspiracy and danger like no other . . .


'A powerful storyteller with an abudant imagination' - Daily Telegraph

'Impressively bold and ambitious' - Daily Mail

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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