In the winter of 1928, still seeking some kind of resolution, Freddie is travelling through the beautiful but forbidding French Pyrenees. 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.
The Winter Ghosts #ad - By turns thrilling, and haunting, poignant, this is a story of two lives touched by war and transformed by courage. In freddie watson's case, at times, the battlefields took his beloved brother and, his peace of mind. Over the course of one night, Fabrissa and Freddie share their stories. There he meets fabrissa, a lovely young woman also mourning a lost generation.
World war i robbed england and France of an entire generation of friends, lovers and futures.
The Taxidermist's Daughter: A NovelWilliam Morrow #ad - 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.
Connie herself has no recollection—a childhood accident has erased all memory of her earlier days. In the coming days, snippets of long lost memories will begin to tease through Connie’s mind, offering her glimpses of her vanished years. The locals shun blackthorn House, and the strange spinster who practices her father’s macabre art.
The Taxidermist's Daughter: A Novel #ad - As the last peal of the midnight bell fades to silence, a woman is found dead—a stranger Connie noticed near the church. No one speaks of why the museum was shuttered or how the Giffords fell so low. Even those who might have answers remain silent. 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 Burning ChambersMinotaur Books #ad - 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.
Piet has a dangerous task of his own, and he will need Minou’s help if he is to stay alive. 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. For fans of juicy historical fiction, this one might just develop into their next obsession.
The Burning Chambers #ad - 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. A masterly tour of history. 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.
Sepulchre Languedoc Trilogy Book 2Berkley #ad - More than a century later, meredith Martin, an American graduate student, arrives in Rennes-le- Bains while researching the life of Claude Debussy. But nothing is as Léonie had imagined. Haunted by a tarot reading she had in paris-and possessing the mysterious deck of cards-she checks into a grand old hotel built on the site of a famous mountain estate destroyed by fire in 1896.
There, the pack of tarot cards and a piece of 19th-century music known as Sepulchre 1891 hold the key to her fate-just as they did to the fate of Léonie Vernier. Villagers claim that léonie's late uncle died after summoning a demon from the old Visigoth sepulchre on its grounds. From the new york times bestselling author of Labyrinth-"a rich brew of supernaturalism and intrigue.
Sepulchre Languedoc Trilogy Book 2 #ad - 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. Their aunt is young, willowy, and beautiful, and the estate is a subject of local superstition.
Citadel: A Novel Languedoc Trilogy Book 3William Morrow #ad - 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. 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. 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, faith, heroism, Citadel is a vivid and richly atmospheric story of love, and danger—and a group of extraordinary women who dare the impossible to survive.
Citadel: A Novel Languedoc Trilogy Book 3 #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.
Labyrinth Languedoc Trilogy Book 1Berkley #ad - In the pyrenees mountains near carcassonne, a volunteer at an archaeological dig, strange writings on the walls, Alice, stumbles into a cave and makes a startling discovery-two crumbling skeletons, and the pattern of a labyrinth. July 2005. The book, contains the secret of the true Grail, and the ring, he says, inscribed with a labyrinth, will identify a guardian of the Grail.
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. 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.
The City of Tears: A Novel Burning Chambers Book 2Minotaur Books #ad - . 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. 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.
Secrets of the Chocolate House Found Things Book 2St. Martin's Press #ad - With the help of her new friends, she does her best to move on, focusing instead on the success of her and Flora’s antique shop. But there are still things waiting to be found, still injustices needing to be put right, still voices whispering to Xanthe from long ago about secrets wanting to be shared.
While looking for new stock for the shop, Xanthe hears the song of a copper chocolate pot. This time her ability to travel to the past will be tested. She tells herself she must forget about Samuel and leave him in the past where he belongs. Will that destiny allow her to return home? And will she be able to save Samuel when his own fate seems to be sealed?
Secrets of the Chocolate House Found Things Book 2 #ad - This time she will discover her true destiny. Now, brackston returns to the Found Things series with its sequel, Secrets of the Chocolate House. After her adventures in the seventeenth century, Xanthe does her best to settle back into the rhythm of life in Marlborough. The second novel in a bewitching series "brimming with charm and charisma" that will make "fans of Outlander rejoice!" Woman's World MagazineNew York Times bestselling author Paula Brackston’s The Little Shop of Found Things was called “a page-turner that will no doubt leave readers eager for future series installments” Publishers Weekly.
Soon after, she has an upsetting vision of Samuel in great danger, compelling her to make another journey to the past. This time she'll meet her most dangerous adversary.