The Burning Chambers

The Burning Chambers

Carcassonne 1562. Nineteen-year-old Minou Joubert receives an anonymous letter at her father's bookshop. Sealed with a distinctive family crest, it contains just five words: SHE KNOWS THAT YOU LIVE. But before Minou can decipher the mysterious message, a chance encounter with a young Huguenot convert, Piet Reydon, changes her destiny forever. For Piet has a dangerous mission of his own, and he will need Minou's help if he is to get out of La Cite alive.


As the vicious Wars of Religion rage in 16th century France, a young Catholic girl falls in forbidden love with a Protestant boy. In possession of a priceless holy relic, they travel to a haunted chateau to unearth a long-buried secret. A sweeping saga of landscapes, terrifying history and romance.

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