The City of Tears by Kate Mosse (Joubert Family Chronicles 2)

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Sweeping from Carcassonne to Paris and Amsterdam, The City of Tears by Kate Mosse is a thrilling story of one family’s fight to survive against the devastating tides of history . . .

Published 20 Jan 2022

About The Book

May, 1572. For ten violent years the Wars of Religion have raged across France. But now, peace has been brokered and a royal wedding has been negotiated. It is a marriage that could see France reunited at last.

An invitation has arrived for Minou Joubert and her family to attend this historic wedding in Paris. What Minou doesn’t know is that her family’s oldest enemy will also be there, that the Jouberts will soon be scattered to the winds after tragedy strikes, and that a beloved child will disappear without trace . . .

The City of Tears is the second volume in Kate Mosse’s No. 1 bestselling series, The Joubert Family Chronicles. It is followed by the third instalment in the series, The Ghost Ship.

About the Author

Kate Mosse CBE FRSL is an award-winning novelist, playwright, performer, campaigner, interviewer and non-fiction writer. The author of ten novels and short-story collections, her books have been translated into thirty-eight languages and published in more than forty countries. Fiction includes the multimillion-selling Languedoc Trilogy (Labyrinth, Sepulchre, Citadel), The Joubert Family Chronicles (The Burning Chambers, The City of Tears, The Ghost Ship, The Map of Bones) and No 1 bestselling Gothic fiction including The Taxidermist’s Daughter and The Winter Ghosts. Her highly-acclaimed non-fiction includes An Extra Pair of Hands: A Story of Caring & Everyday Acts of Love and Warrior Queens & Quiet Revolutionaries: How Women (Also) Built the World, which inspired her one-woman theatre touring show.



Kate Mosse



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Pan Macmillan


20 Jan 2022

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