Author(s): Kate Mosse

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Carcassonne 1942. A spirited and courageous young woman, Sandrine, finds herself drawn into the world of the Resistance in Carcassonne under German Occupation. Her network - codenamed 'Citadel' - is made up of ordinary women who risk everything to fight the sinister battles raging in the shadows around them. As the war reaches its violent and bloody conclusion, Sandrine's fate is tied up with that of three very different men. But who is the real enemy? Who is the real threat? And who is the true guardian of the ancient secrets that for generations have drawn people to the foothills of the Pyrenean mountains?


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Set in World War Two France, a heart-stopping adventure of the legends, history and hidden secrets of Carcassonne and the Languedoc. From the No.1 bestselling author of LABYRINTH and SEPULCHRE.

Expect an energetic mystery about Nazi-occupied France EASY LIVING 20120101 a deeply satisfying literary adventure, brimming with all the romance, treachery and cliffhangers you would expect from the genre. It is also steeped in a passion for the region, its history and legends, and that magical shadow world where the two meet THE OBSERVER

Kate Mosse is the author of three works of non-fiction, three plays and five previous novels, including the multi-million-selling international No. 1 bestseller, LABYRINTH. The first of her Languedoc Trilogy, it was translated into 37 languages. The second in the sequence, SEPULCHRE, was also a No. 1 bestseller in the UK and overseas, as was her stand-alone novel, THE WINTER GHOSTS, confirming her position as one of our most captivating storytellers. The Co-Founder of the Orange Prize for Fiction, Kate is on the board of the National Theatre and Co-Director of the Chichester Writing Festival. Find out more at

General Fields

  • : 9781409120834
  • : Orion Publishing Co
  • : Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • : April 2013
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : July 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Kate Mosse
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : 823.92
  • : 912
  • : maps (black and white, and colour)