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Citadel

Kate Mosse

6 Reviews

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Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Historical fiction

1942. Occupied France. A time of courage, betrayal, loyalty - and love.

An epic wartime novel from the No.1 bestselling author of LABYRINTH and THE MISTLETOE BRIDE.

An epic wartime novel from the No.1 bestselling author of LABYRINTH and THE MISTLETOE BRIDE.

1942, Nazi-occupied France. Sandrine, a spirited and courageous nineteen-year-old, finds herself drawn into a Resistance group in Carcassonne - codenamed 'Citadel' - made up of ordinary women who are prepared to risk everything for what is right.

And when she meets Raoul, they discover a shared passion for the cause, for their homeland, and for each other.

But in a world where the enemy now lies in every shadow - where neighbour informs on neighbour; where friends disappear without warning and often without trace - love can demand the highest price of all...

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Praise for Citadel

  • A thrilling adventure and a truly epic love story - THE TIMES

  • Resistance fighters risk their lives to smuggle exiles across the border to Spain in this fantastically detailed and well-researched read. Thrilling! - ESSENTIALS

  • This action-packed epic contains everything we've come to expect - mystery, adventure and long-buried secrets just waiting to be uncovered - GOOD HOUSEKEEPING

  • Nobody beats Mosse for local texture and atmosphere. As the call to the resistance sounds over the land, she orchestrates a shattering climax - SUNDAY TIMES

  • A wonderful, epic tale of passion, loyalty, courage and betrayal that grips the reader from the first sentence to the very last heartbreaking chapter - WOMAN'S WAY Ireland

  • A deeply satisfying literary adventure, brimming with all the romance, treachery and cliffhangers you would expect - THE OBSERVER

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Kate Mosse

Kate Mosse has written two works of non-fiction, several short stories and one previous novel, Eskimo Kissing. She is the Founder and Honorary Director of the Orange Prize for Fiction and the Administrative Director of Chichester Festival Theatre. She lives in Chichester, West Sussex, with her partner and two children.

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