Kate Mosse is the award-winning author of eight novels & short story collections, including the multimillion selling Languedoc Trilogy and Gothic fiction including The Taxidermist’s Daughter. Her books have been translated into 38 languages and published in more than 40 countries. She is a Visiting Professor of Creative Writing & Contemporary Literature at the University of Chichester. The Founder Director of the Women’s Prize for Fiction, she was awarded an OBE in 2013 for services to literature. Her latest No 1 bestselling novel, The Burning Chambers – the first in a quartet of epic adventure novels set against the backdrop of the French Wars of Religion – is out now in paperback.