by Kate Mosse
20 Jan 2022
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, 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 Cite alive .
. . A thrilling adventure and a heartbreaking love story, The Burning Chambers is a historical novel of excitement, conspiracy and danger like no other .
. . 'A powerful storyteller with an abundant imagination' - Daily Telegraph 'Impressively bold and ambitious' - Daily Mail