January 28th 6.30 pm
Buying an Independent Bookshop Limited Edition of The City of Tears by Kate Mosse allows you to attend a FREE, exclusive, virtual event with Kate Mosse on 28th January at 6.30pm. Kate will be in conversation with Katie Derham during the event which will also include a virtual walking tour of Amsterdam. Red Lion Books will send details of this event to you, on publication date: 19th January (Hardback, Indie Edition £20)
Please note: The event is free to anybody purchasing the book from us. The Indie Edition is limited and will be allocated on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.
For ten, violent years the Wars of Religion have raged across France. Neighbours have become enemies, countless lives have been lost, and the country has been torn apart over matters of religion, citizenship and sovereignty.
But now a precarious peace is in the balance: a royal wedding has been negotiated by Catherine de’ Medici and Jeanne d’Albret, an alliance between the Catholic Crown and Henri, the Huguenot king of Navarre. It is a marriage that could see France reunited at last. Meanwhile in Puivert, an invitation has arrived for Minou Joubert and her family to attend this historic wedding in Paris in August.
A breath-taking novel of revenge, persecution and loss, sweeping from Paris and Chartres to the City of Tears itself – the great refugee city of Amsterdam – this is a story of one family’s fight to stay together, to survive and to find each other, against the devastating tides of history . .
Following on from the Sunday Times number one bestseller, The Burning Chambers, Kate Mosse’s The City of Tears is the second thrilling historical epic in The Burning Chambers series.