1891. Seventeen-year-old Léonie Vernier and her older brother abandon Paris for the sanctuary of their aunt's isolated country house near Carcassonne, the Domaine de la Cade. But when Léonie stumbles across a ruined sepulchre she uncovers a timeless mystery and a unique deck of tarot cards that seem to hold power over life and death.
2007. Meredith Martin arrives at the Domaine de la Cade to research a biography. But Meredith is also seeking the key to her own complex legacy and becomes immersed in the story of a tragic love, a missing girl, a quest for revenge and the haunting events of one cataclysmic night a century ago . . .
'Brilliantly absorbing . . . richly evocative and full of compelling twists and turns' Red
'A powerful storyteller with an abundant imagination' Daily Telegraph
BOOK TWO OF THE LANGUEDOC TRILOGY. Now fully revised and updated
SEPULCHRE is a compulsive, fantastical, historical yarn. Mosse's skill lies in the precise nature of her storytelling * OBSERVER *
Ghosts, duels, murders, ill-fated love and conspiracy ... addictively readable * DAILY MAIL *
[Mosse is] a powerful storyteller with an abundant imagination * DAILY TELEGRAPH *
Brilliantly absorbing ... Richly evocative and full of compelling twists and turns * RED *
Mosse's gifts for historical fiction are considerable ... Mosse does what good popular historical novelists do best - make the past enticingly otherworldly, while also claiming it as our own * INDEPENDENT *
The best of the Brits ... Where Mosse really wins is in the writing department. She's the real role model there * DAILY MIRROR *
Her narrative lyricism, beautifully drawn female characters and deft journey from the past to the present day, are also a cut above * SCOTLAND ON SUNDAY *
A sure, deft momentum . . . the secrets begin to slip out thick and fast * Daily Express *
The latest from the author of bestselling Labyrinth, this adventure will keep you engrossed* Eve *
Dimensions: 214mm x 126mm x 48mm