1942. Occupied France. A time of courage, betrayal, loyalty - and love.An epic wartime novel from the No.1 bestselling author of Labyrinth and The Mistletoe Bride.
1942, Nazi-occupied France. Sandrine, a spirited and courageous nineteen-year-old, finds herself drawn into a Resistance group in Carcassonne - codenamed 'Citadel' - made up of ordinary women who are prepared to risk everything for what is right.
And when she meets Raoul, they discover a shared passion for the cause, for their homeland, and for each other.
But in a world where the enemy now lies in every shadow - where neighbour informs on neighbour; where friends disappear without warning and often without trace - love can demand the highest price of all...
About the Author
Kate Mosse is the author of three works of non-fiction, three plays and six novels, including the No 1 multi-million international bestselling Languedoc Trilogy - Labyrinth, Sepulchre and Citadel -published to outstanding reviews and sold in more than 40 countries throughout the world in 38 languages. Her standalone novel, The Winter Ghosts, was also a No 1 bestseller, confirming her position as one of our most captivating storytellers. Her collection of short stories, The Mistletoe Bride & Other Ghostly Tales, was published in Autumn 2013. In recognition of her services to literature, Kate was awarded an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List in June 2013.
A thrilling adventure and a truly epic love story - THE TIMESResistance fighters risk their lives to smuggle exiles across the border to Spain in this fantastically detailed and well-researched read. Thrilling! - ESSENTIALSThis action-packed epic contains everything we've come to expect - mystery, adventure and long-buried secrets just waiting to be uncovered - GOOD HOUSEKEEPINGNobody beats Mosse for local texture and atmosphere. As the call to the resistance sounds over the land, she orchestrates a shattering climax - SUNDAY TIMESA wonderful, epic tale of passion, loyalty, courage and betrayal that grips the reader from the first sentence to the very last heartbreaking chapter - WOMAN'S WAY IrelandA deeply satisfying literary adventure, brimming with all the romance, treachery and cliffhangers you would expect - THE OBSERVER
Number Of Pages: 976
Published: 24th June 2014
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 13.1 x 4.4
Weight (kg): 0.66
Edition Number: 1