* The Sunday Times Number One Bestseller *
From the multi-million, primary bestselling creator of Labyrinth and The Taxidermist’s Daughter, comes The Burning Chambers: a gripping story of affection 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 circle of relatives crest, it incorporates just five words:
SHE KNOWS THAT YOU LIVE.
But before Minou can decipher the mysterious message, an opportunity encounter with a young Huguenot convert, Piet Reydon, changes her destiny without end. For Piet has a dangerous mission of his own, and he’s going to need Minou’s assist if he’s 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 . . .