France 1562: As the Wars of Religion begin to take hold, a courageous Catholic woman and a passionate Huguenot believer find themselves united in a quest to uncover a long-buried secret . . .
Mosse's fans will relish this tale of secrets, love and treachery,Another of Mosse's immersive dramas, which takes you to the heart of the past,Mosse does what good popular historical novelists do best - make the past enticingly otherworldly, while also claiming it as our own,Mosse's narrative lyricism, beautifully drawn female characters and deft journey from the past to the present day are a cut above,A powerful storyteller with an abundant imagination,Rich with historical detail, as you'd expect from Mosse, but it's Minou, the fiery heroine, who makes this a must-read,An irresistible read,Impressively bold and ambitious, it features betrayals, broken friendship, family secrets and the horrors of fanaticism. Fans will love it
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 . . .