Sepulchre

by Kate Mosse

eBooks of the Month Historical Fiction

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As absorbing and fascinating as Mosse’s first novel Labyrinth, Sepulchre is rich in history, mystery, revenge and obsession. Again this is a time split novel following the story of two women separated by over a century but linked by a mysterious discovery. A really great read, thoroughly engrossing.

To listen to music by Greg Nunnes, which was inspired by Sepulchre, click the 'Audio Extract' button.

 

Watch out for Citadel, the latest in the Languedoc series, published on the 25 Oct 2012.

 

The Languedoc series.

1. Labyrinth

2. Sepulchre

3. Citadel



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Sepulchre Synopsis

October 1891: A young girl, Léonie Vernier, and her brother, Anatole, are invited to leave the gas-lit streets of Paris and travel south to a mysterious country house - La Domaine de la Cade - near Carcassonne. There, in the ancient, dark woods, Leonie comes across a ruined sepulchre and is drawn into a century's old mystery of murder, ghosts and a strange set of tarot cards that seem to hold enormous power over life and death.

 

October 2007: Meredith Martin decides to take a break from her research trip in Paris - where she is studying Claude Debussy - and head down south to a beautiful hotel in the woods. She becomes fascinated by the history of the place and particularly by the tragic events of one Halloween night more than a century before that shocked the small community. Thus her fate becomes entwined with that of Leonie. But it is only when she too stumbles over a secluded glade in the forest that she realises that the secrets it contains are far from dead and buried…

A haunting mystery of revenge and obsession, set against the rich backdrop of southern France, SEPULCHRE is the stunning new novel from the bestselling author of LABYRINTH.

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ISBN: 9780752860558
Publication date: 31/10/2007
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Format: Hardback

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ISBN: 9780752860558
Publication date: 31st October 2007
Author: Kate Mosse
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Format: Hardback
Genres: eBook Favourites, Historical Fiction,
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About Kate Mosse

Kate Mosse was our Guest Editor in November 2012 - click here - to see the books that inspired her writing.   Kate Mosse is the author of three non-fiction books, three plays and six novels, including her multi-million selling international No 1 bestselling Languedoc Trilogy. Translated into 38 languages and published in 40 countries, the first of the series, Labyrinth, was the bestselling book in the UK in 2006, named as one of Waterstone's best novels of the past twenty five years and was made into a feature film for Channel 4 television by Ridley Scott staring John Hurt, Jessica Brown-Findlay and Tom Felton. The ...

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