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, for fans of Ken Follett and Dan Brown. August 1572: Minou Joubert and her family are in Paris for a Royal Wedding, an alliance between the Catholic Crown and the Huguenot King of Navarre intended to bring peace to France after a decade of religious wars. So, too, is their oldest enemy, Vidal, still in pursuit of a relic that will change the course of history. But within days of the marriage, thousands will lie dead in the streets and Minou's beloved family will be scattered to the four winds . . . A gripping, breath-taking novel of revenge, persecution and loss, the action sweeps from Paris, Chartres and London to the city of tears itself, Amsterdam. The second in Mosse's Number One bestselling The Burning Chambers quartet.