A spellbinding narrative in the tradition of Kate Mosse's Labyrinth which thrillingly links arson attacks in modern-day France with the story of Joan of Arc during the Hundred Years War
Manda Scott is one of the great storytellers of our time. Over the
past two decades she has brought iconic historical figures back to
life, re-imagined and rebooted for the 21st Century. Her crime
novels have been shortlisted for many awards including Hen's
Teeth for the Orange Prize and No Good Deed for an Edgar
Award. Her work has been translated into over twenty languages.
Manda's bestelling Boudica series has recently been optioned for
Her most recent novel is Into The Fire.
A clever, gripping thriller - a Da Vinci Code for those who
like their prose to be elegant as well as page-turning -- Antonia
Senior * The Times - Best Historical Fiction of 2015 *
Magnificent...Clever, gripping, and a nifty thriller to boot * Daily Mail *
Into the Fire is a wonderful blend of fast and furious action, bravura storytelling, a palpable sense of place - Orleans past and present - and a whodunnit that will keep you guessing until the final pages. Fabulous. -- Kate Mosse
Wonderful...Combines the two things I love most: thrillers and historical fiction * Daily Express *
Expertly blends a very plausible solution to a genuine historical mystery with a compulsive contemporary thriller. The result, as the title suggests, is intoxicatingly fiery reading -- Robert Goddard