The Burning Chambers by Kate Mosse audiobook

The Burning Chambers

By Kate Mosse
Read by Hattie Morahan

Macmillan Audio
17.21 Hours Unabridged
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    ISBN: 9781250223951

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"For fans of juicy historical fiction, this one might just develop into their next obsession."EW.com From the New York Times and #1 internationally bestselling author of Labyrinth, comes the first in an epic new series. Power and Prejudice: France, 1562. War sparks between the Catholics and Huguenots, dividing neighbors, friends, and family—meanwhile, 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. Love and Betrayal: Before Minou can decipher the mysterious message, she meets a young Huguenot convert, Piet Reydon. Piet has a dangerous task of his own, and he will need Minou’s help if he is to stay alive. Soon, they find themselves on opposing sides, as forces beyond their control threaten to tear them apart. Honor and Treachery: As the religious divide deepens, Minou and Piet find themselves trapped in Toulouse, facing new dangers as tensions ignite across the city—and a feud that will burn across generations begins to blaze. . . Praise for The Burning Chambers: "Mosse is a master storyteller, balancing thrilling suspense with complex characters."— Madeline Miller, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Circe "This is historical fiction to devour. Nobody does it like Kate Mosse."— Anthony Horowitz, New York Times bestselling author of The Magpie Murders

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Summary

Summary

"For fans of juicy historical fiction, this one might just develop into their next obsession."EW.com

From the New York Times and #1 internationally bestselling author of Labyrinth, comes the first in an epic new series.

Power and Prejudice: France, 1562. War sparks between the Catholics and Huguenots, dividing neighbors, friends, and family—meanwhile, 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.

Love and Betrayal: Before Minou can decipher the mysterious message, she meets a young Huguenot convert, Piet Reydon. Piet has a dangerous task of his own, and he will need Minou’s help if he is to stay alive. Soon, they find themselves on opposing sides, as forces beyond their control threaten to tear them apart.

Honor and Treachery: As the religious divide deepens, Minou and Piet find themselves trapped in Toulouse, facing new dangers as tensions ignite across the city—and a feud that will burn across generations begins to blaze. . .

Praise for The Burning Chambers:

"Mosse is a master storyteller, balancing thrilling suspense with complex characters."— Madeline Miller, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Circe

"This is historical fiction to devour. Nobody does it like Kate Mosse."— Anthony Horowitz, New York Times bestselling author of The Magpie Murders

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Dan Brown...may have to share the wealth with this well-researched tale. Kirkus Reviews
Exhilarating. Entertainment Weekly
Mosse's page-turner takes readers on another quest for the Holy Grail. Publishers Weekly
Mosse's epic adventure weaves together the present and the past. Booklist
Deeply researched and thoughtfully written...the past comes to life in this big, densely plotted mystery novel. Philippa Gregory
A flawless alliance of history and fiction Steve Berry
Pure escapism...Beguiling. New York Daily News
The kind of British import that Americans love. The Washington Post
Mosse’s fans will relish this tale of secrets, love, and treachery. Antonia Senior, The Times (UK)
This is historical fiction to devour. Nobody does it like Kate Mosse. Anthony Horowitz, New York Times bestselling author of The Magpie Murders
First-rate cloak and dagger excitement—who knew the religious wars between Catholics and Huguenots in sixteenth century France could be so riveting to modern audiences? Kate Mosse captures the details of life in the Languedoc region of France, famed for its beauty, but hiding many secrets, in this masterful novel. Margaret George, author of The Confessions of Young Nero
Ambitious and skilfully constructed...Mosse has an instinctive feel for narrative momentum...The Burning Chambers is a tour de force, a compelling adventure that views the past with insight, compassion, and humor, and reminds us of the variety of women's voices so often forgotten in the official accounts. Observer (UK)
Impressively bold and ambitious, [The Burning Chambers] features betrayals, broken friendship, family secrets, and the horrors of fanaticism. Fans will love it. Daily Mail (UK)
The Burning Chambers is an immersive book full of intrigue, romance, war, and adventure that you can just sink into. Stylist (UK)
"Mosse is a master storyteller, balancing thrilling suspense with complex characters and a thoughtful exploration of a fascinating time in history. Her heroine Minou is a pleasure to root for: clever, loving, down-to-earth and courageous! Madeline Miller, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Circe

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Author

Author Bio: Kate Mosse

Author Bio: Kate Mosse

Kate Mosse is the New York Times bestselling author of Labyrinth and Sepulchre, as well as the cofounder and honorary director of the prestigious Orange Prize for Fiction. She lives in England and France.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction/Historical
Runtime: 17.21
Audience: Adult
Language: English