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Kate Mosse

Biography

Kate Mosse

Kate Mosse is a multiple New York Times and #1 internationally bestselling author with sales of more than eight million copies in 38 languages. Her previous novels include LABYRINTH, SEPULCHRE, THE WINTER GHOSTS, CITADEL, THE TAXIDERMIST'S DAUGHTER and THE BURNING CHAMBERS. Kate is the founder director of the Women’s Prize for Fiction, a visiting professor at the University of Chichester, and in June 2013, was awarded an Officer of the Order of the British Empire for services to literature. She divides her time between Chichester in the United Kingdom and Carcassonne in France.

Kate Mosse

Books by Kate Mosse

by Kate Mosse - Fiction, Historical Fiction
August 1572: Minou Joubert and her husband Piet travel to Paris to attend a royal wedding which, after a decade of religious wars, is intended to finally bring peace between the Catholics and the Huguenots. Also in Paris is their oldest enemy, Vidal, in pursuit of an ancient relic that will change the course of history. Within days of the marriage, thousands will lie dead in the street, and Minou’s family will be scattered to the four winds.... Following number one Sunday Times bestseller THE BURNING CHAMBERS, New York Times bestseller Kate Mosse returns with THE CITY OF TEARS, a sweeping historical epic about love in a time of war with everything from alliances and romance to revenge and persecution, not to mention loyalty and deception.
by Kate Mosse - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

France, 1562. War sparks between the Catholics and Huguenots, dividing neighbors, friends and family. Meanwhile, 19-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. Before Minou can decipher the mysterious message, she meets a young Huguenot convert, Piet Reydon, who will need Minou’s help if he is to stay alive. Soon, they find themselves on opposing sides, as forces beyond their control threaten to tear them apart. As the religious divide deepens, Minou and Piet find themselves trapped in Toulouse, facing new dangers as tensions ignite across the city --- and a feud that will burn across generations begins to blaze.

by Kate Mosse - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Thriller, Supernatural Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Twenty-two and unmarried, Constantia Gifford lives with her father on the fringes of town, in a decaying mansion cluttered with the remains of his once world-famous museum of taxidermy. When a woman is found dead, snippets of long-lost memories begin to tease through Connie’s mind. The answers are tied to a dark secret that lies at the heart of Blackthorn House, hidden among the bell jars of her father’s workshop --- a mystery that draws Connie closer to danger.

by Kate Mosse - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

While war creeps through France in 1942, the women of a small French city take matters into their own hands. The group, calling themselves Citadel, sabotages German forces, smuggles in goods, and helps refugees whenever possible. They are also involved in another dark endeavor --- finding an ancient Codex that can possibly resurrect an army of spirits that will protect them and drive out their enemies.

by Kate Mosse - Fiction, Mystery

Young World War I veteran Freddie Watson meets an enigmatic young woman one night while traveling through the French Pyrenees. By dawn, he will have unearthed a tragic mystery that goes back centuries, and discovered his own role in the life of this old remote town. 

by Kate Mosse - Thriller

Agent Sherlock is driving in Washington when she is hit. As her car spins, a man’s body slams against her windshield and then—blackness. When she finally regains consciousness, she’s told about the accident and the man. From DNA, they discover his name is Justice Cummings and he’s a CIA analyst …and he’s still missing. Meanwhile, in Gaffer’s Ridge, Virginia, Special Agent Griffin Hammersmith rescues a kidnapped woman claiming her captor had murdered three girls. However, the man she accuses is the sheriff’s nephew and a member of a powerful family, reputed to have psychic powers. When the sheriff arrests Griffin and the rescued woman, Carson DaSilva, he calls Savich for help.