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Review: The City of Tears by Kate Mosse

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Minotaur Books St. Martin's Publishing Group On Sale: 01/12/2021 ISBN: 9781250202192 480 Pages
Following #1 Sunday Times bestseller The Burning Chambers, New York Times bestseller Kate Mosse returns with The City of Tears, a sweeping historical epic about love in a time of war. Alliances and Romance August 1572: Minou Joubert and her husband Piet travel to Paris to attend a royal wedding which, after a decade of religious wars, is intended to finally bring peace between the Catholics and the Huguenots.  Loyalty and Deception Also in Paris is their oldest enemy, Vidal, in pursuit of an ancient relic that will change the course of history.  Revenge and Persecution Within days of the marriage, thousands will lie dead in the street, and Minou’s family will be scattered to the four winds . . .

The City of Tears has left me in tears throughout various chapters covering the family relationship between mother, Minou and daughter, Marta. The mother/daughter relationship covering abandonment, t…