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Publisher: Allen & Unwin
ISBN-13: 9781741750508 ISBN-10: 1741750504
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He is my master, and a great man. Yet I would have preferred to escape his tice. 'Hide yourself,' he told me, and I obeyed - perhaps too well. No inquisitor likes to be outwitted. I just want to be left alone. Is that too much to ask, after so many years of faithful service? Helie is a former spy of the famous fourteenth-century inquisitor Bernard Gui. Now he is living under an alias, trying to forget his past life of deception and intrigue. But a chance meeting once more brings him to the tice of the Inquisition; he is obliged to infiltrate a new heretical group, and find out what happened to the last spy sent to do so. Was he murdered or did he flee? Helie soon finds himself caught up in a dangerous conspiracy involving outlawed beliefs and human remains. The trouble is he longer has the stomach for such an investigation - because his heart is beginning to betray him. Set in a period when France was rocked by religious strife, The Secret Familiar is a tense and thrilling tale of treachery, faith and ultimate truths.

Key Features
Author(s)Catherine Jinks
PublisherAllen & Unwin
Date of Publication01/11/2006
LanguageEnglish
FormatPaperback
ISBN-101741750504
ISBN-139781741750508
SubjectHistorical & Mythological Fiction

Publication Data
Place of PublicationSydney
Country of PublicationAustralia
ImprintAllen & Unwin

Dimensions
Weight416 g
Width152 mm
Height230 mm
Spine26 mm

Editorial Details
Format DetailsUnsewn / adhesive bound

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The Secret Familiar

by Catherine Jinks

Format Paperback

Condition Brand New

Five years after escaping the service of the inquisitor of Toulouse, Helie Sequier of Carcassone has become a respectable parchment maker. He is found and pressed into service as a spy to reveal the presence of beguine heretics. Without a choice, Helie begins his subterfuge, but has not reckoned with the involvement of his heart.

Publisher Description

Beautifully crafted historical fiction set in medieval France, The Secret Familiar is a page-turning murder mystery and a fascinating moral tale of betrayal, faith and ultimate truth.

Author Biography

Catherine Jinks is a prolific author. She has written many children's and YA books as well as eight novels for adults. Her interest in telling a great story and her writing talent has given her commercial and critical success across a wide range of genre and age group. The Secret Familiar is her eighth novel for adults. Catherine lives in the Blue Mountains of NSW with her husband and daughter.

Details

  • ISBN1741750504
  • Title The Secret Familiar
  • Author Catherine Jinks
  • Pages 320
  • Publisher Allen & Unwin
  • Year 2006
  • ISBN-10 1741750504
  • ISBN-13 9781741750508
  • Format Paperback
  • Publication Date 2006-11-01
  • Imprint Allen & Unwin
  • Subtitle Confessions of an Inquisitor's Spy
  • Place of Publication Sydney
  • Country of Publication Australia
  • DEWEY A823
  • Edition 1st
  • Dimensions152mm x 230mm x 26mm

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