But nothing is as Léonie had imagined. From the new york times bestselling author of Labyrinth-"a rich brew of supernaturalism and intrigue. Kirkus reviews in 1891, young léonie vernier and her brother arrive at the home of their widowed aunt in Rennes-le-Bains, in southwest France. More than a century later, meredith Martin, an American graduate student, arrives in Rennes-le- Bains while researching the life of Claude Debussy.
Sepulchre Languedoc Trilogy Book 2 #ad - . Villagers claim that léonie's late uncle died after summoning a demon from the old Visigoth sepulchre on its grounds.
Citadel: A Novel Languedoc Trilogy Book 3William Morrow #ad - Combining the rugged action of labyrinth with the haunting mystery of Sepulchre, #1 bestselling author Kate Mosse’s eagerly awaited Citadel is a mesmerizing World War II story of daring and courage, in which a group of determined women fighting for the French Resistance risk their lives to save their homeland.
Like their ancestors who fought to protect their land from Northern invaders seven hundred years before, these members of the resistance—codenamed Citadel—fight to liberate their home from the Nazis. But smuggling refugees over the mountains into neutral territory and sabotaging their German occupiers at every opportunity is only part of their mission.
Citadel: A Novel Languedoc Trilogy Book 3 #ad - . These women must also protect an ancient secret that, if discovered by their ruthless enemies, could change the course of history. A superb blend of rugged action and haunting mystery, heroism, faith, Citadel is a vivid and richly atmospheric story of love, and danger—and a group of extraordinary women who dare the impossible to survive.
. In carcassonne, a colorful historic village nestled deep in the Pyrenees, a group of courageous women are engaged in a lethal battle. And protect astonishing secrets buried in time. France, 1942.
Labyrinth Languedoc Trilogy Book 1Berkley #ad - Now, as crusading armies gather outside the city walls of Carcassonne, it will take a tremendous sacrifice to keep the secret of the labyrinth safe. Eight hundred years earlier, on the eve of a brutal crusade that will rip apart southern France, a young woman named Alais is given a ring and a mysterious book for safekeeping by her father.
July 2005. In the pyrenees mountains near carcassonne, alice, a volunteer at an archaeological dig, strange writings on the walls, stumbles into a cave and makes a startling discovery-two crumbling skeletons, and the pattern of a labyrinth. The book, contains the secret of the true Grail, inscribed with a labyrinth, and the ring, he says, will identify a guardian of the Grail.
The Winter GhostsBerkley #ad - Freezing and dazed, emerging in a tiny village, he stumbles through the woods, where he finds an inn to wait out the blizzard. There he meets fabrissa, a lovely young woman also mourning a lost generation. In the winter of 1928, still seeking some kind of resolution, Freddie is travelling through the beautiful but forbidding French Pyrenees.
During a snowstorm, his car spins off the mountain road. Over the course of one night, Fabrissa and Freddie share their stories. From the new york times bestselling author of Sepulchre and Labyrinth-a compelling story of love, ghosts and remembrance. In freddie watson's case, the battlefields took his beloved brother and, at times, his peace of mind.
The Winter Ghosts #ad - World war i robbed england and France of an entire generation of friends, lovers and futures. By the time dawn breaks, freddie will have unearthed a tragic mystery that goes back through the centuries, and discovered his own role in the life of this old remote town. By turns thrilling, and haunting, poignant, this is a story of two lives touched by war and transformed by courage.
The Burning ChambersMinotaur Books #ad - For fans of juicy historical fiction, this one might just develop into their next obsession. Ew. Comfrom the new york times and #1 internationally bestselling author of Labyrinth, comes the first in an epic new series. Power and prejudice: France, 1562. Finn, #1 new york times bestselling author of The Woman in the Window.
. A masterly tour of history. 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.
The Burning Chambers #ad - 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. War sparks between the catholics and huguenots, and family—meanwhile, dividing neighbors, friends, nineteen-year-old Minou Joubert receives an anonymous letter at her father’s bookshop.
A breathless thriller, danger, atmosphere, alive with treachery, and beauty. A. J.
The Taxidermist's Daughter: A NovelWilliam Morrow #ad - Closer to madness. No one speaks of why the museum was shuttered or how the Giffords fell so low. In the coming days, snippets of long lost memories will begin to tease through Connie’s mind, offering her glimpses of her vanished years. Who is the victim, and why has her death affected connie so deeply? why is she watched by a mysterious figure who has suddenly appeared on the marsh nearby? Is her father trying to protect her with his silence—or someone else? The answers are tied to a dark secret that lies at the heart of Blackthorn House, hidden among the bell jars of her father’s workshop—a mystery that draws Connie closer to danger.
The Taxidermist's Daughter: A Novel #ad - . Twenty-two and unmarried, she lives with her father on the fringes of town, in a decaying mansion cluttered with the remains of his once world-famous museum of taxidermy. A chilling and spooky gothic historical thriller reminiscent of Rebecca and The Turn of the Screw, dripping with the dark twists and eerie surprises that are the hallmarks of Edgar Allan Poe, from the New York Times and internationally bestselling author of Citadel.
In a remote village near the English coast, residents gather in a misty churchyard. Even those who might have answers remain silent. More than a decade into the twentieth century, superstition still holds sway: It is St.
The Treasure of Montsegur: A Novel of the CatharsHarperOne #ad - The Treasure of Montsegur: A Novel of the Cathars #ad - One woman's unforgettable quest for freedom, love, and god.
The City of Tears: A Novel Burning Chambers Book 2Minotaur Books #ad - Following #1 sunday times bestseller the burning Chambers, New York Times bestseller Kate Mosse returns with The City of Tears, a sweeping historical epic about love in a time of war. Alliances and romanceaugust 1572: minou joubert and her husband Piet travel to Paris to attend a royal wedding which, after a decade of religious wars, is intended to finally bring peace between the Catholics and the Huguenots.
. Loyalty and deceptionalso in Paris is their oldest enemy, Vidal, in pursuit of an ancient relic that will change the course of history. Revenge and persecutionwithin days of the marriage, thousands will lie dead in the street, and Minou’s family will be scattered to the four winds.
The Evening and the Morning Kingsbridge Book 4Viking #ad - Without a clear rule of law, chaos reigns. In these turbulent times, three characters find their lives intertwined. A young boatbuilder's life is turned upside down when the only home he's ever known is raided by Vikings, forcing him and his family to move and start their lives anew in a small hamlet where he does not fit in.
. Those in power bend justice according to their will, regardless of ordinary people and often in conflict with the king. A monk dreams of transforming his humble abbey into a center of learning that will be admired throughout Europe. A norman noblewoman marries for love, following her husband across the sea to a new land, but the customs of her husband's homeland are shockingly different, and as she begins to realize that everyone around her is engaged in a constant, brutal battle for power, it becomes clear that a single misstep could be catastrophic.
The Evening and the Morning Kingsbridge Book 4 #ad - From the #1 new york times bestselling author, a thrilling and addictive new novel--a prequel to The Pillars of the Earth--set in England at the dawn of a new era: the Middle AgesIt is 997 CE, the end of the Dark Ages. And each in turn comes into dangerous conflict with a clever and ruthless bishop who will do anything to increase his wealth and power.
Thirty years ago, ken Follett published his most popular novel, The Pillars of the Earth.