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.
Kate Mosse is an international bestselling author with sales of more than five million copies in 42 languages. Her fiction includes the novels Labyrinth (2005), Sepulchre (2007), The Winter Ghosts (2009), Citadel (2012), and The Taxidermist's Daughter (2015), as well as an acclaimed collection of short stories, The Mistletoe Bride & Other Haunting Tales (2013). Kate is the Co-Founder and Chair of the Board of the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction (previously the Orange Prize) and in June 2013, was awarded an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List for services to literature. She lives in Sussex.
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