Blogs in February 2020

French Exchange with Rubies 28th February 2020

When Elodie’s parents rejected her, she was sent to live with her controlling grandmother in Marseille. The only sign of her mother’s supposed affection for her were gifts of ruby necklaces which Elodie believed to be genuine. When we...

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The Burning Chambers 5th September 2018

Bringing sixteenth-century Languedoc vividly to life, Kate Mosse’s The Burning Chambers is a gripping story of love and betrayal, mysteries and secrets; of war and adventure, conspiracies and divided loyalties . . . Carcassonne 1562: Nineteen-year-old Minou Joubert receives...

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The English Pilgrim 1st January 1970

Corruption, sex, racial hatred and the clash of faiths. Welcome to southern France in the 14th century. Join Nicholas, a young monk from the wild and remote Lincolnshire fens, as he takes a roller-coaster road trip through the medieval...

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