'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
There is a secret hidden within a body, burning within the flames, that will change history forever.
2014: In the French city of Orléans, a man’s charred corpse is found in a burned-out hotel, stripped of all ID. Police captain Inès Picaut must hunt down his killer before others fall prey to the fire. She has only one clue: the name of a woman who has been dead for over five hundred years.
1429: Joan of Arc is taking the war to the English. They want her dead but the only way to reach her is through a fiercely loyal inner circle - until undercover spy Tomas Rustbeard finally earns her trust…
The myths of the past hold the key to the mystery of the present, but how many must die before the truth is laid bare?
A clever, gripping thriller — a Da Vinci Code for those who like their prose to be elegant as well as page-turning
Magnificent...Clever, gripping, and a nifty thriller to boot
Into the Fire is a wonderful blend of fast and furious action, bravura storytelling, a palpable sense of place - Orléans past and present - and a whodunnit that will keep you guessing until the final pages. Fabulous.
In her latest novel A Treachery of Spies, Manda Scott weaves a high stakes cat-and-mouse tale that will keep you guessing until the very end
Manda Scott, author of A Treachery of Spies, looks back at the time women were first sent into combat, who these women were and why we should celebrate them today.
International Women's Day is fast approaching and this year we are thinking of all the ways we can #PressforProgress. But sometimes, when moving forward, it is also important to look back and take some inspiration from the heroines of our past - and for this, there is no one greater than Boudica