The Burning Chambers


Author: Mosse, Kate Published 20/01/2022 | Paperback / softback
196 x 131 x 39 | 480g

ISBN: 9781529074406 Category:

The Sunday Times No. 1 bestseller‘Mosse is a master storyteller’ – Madeline Miller, bestselling author of CirceBringing sixteenth-century France vividly to life, Kate Mosse’s No. 1 bestselling novel The Burning Chambers is a gripping story of love, betrayal, war and conspiracy. 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 heartbreaking love story, The Burning Chambers is the first novel in Kate Mosse’s No. 1 bestselling series, The Joubert Family Chronicles. It is followed by the second instalment in the series, The City of Tears.

Praise for The Joubert Family Chronicles:’Historical fiction to devour’ — Anthony Horowitz, bestselling author of The Twist of the Knife, on The Burning Chambers’An utterly absorbing epic’ — Lucy Foley, bestselling author of The Paris Apartment, on The City of Tears’Meticulously researched and stunningly written’ — Santa Montefiore, bestselling author of Wait for Me, on The Ghost Ship

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