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13th June 2011


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Memory of Flames

(La Mémoire des flammes)

Author Armand Cabasson


The third in the Napleonic Murder trilogy


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‘The Tsar had long dreamt of taking Paris in revenge for Moscow…’

March 1814. With the allied armies of Russia, Austria and Prussia advancing, Paris is in real danger of falling to occupying forces for the first time in 400 years. But at a moment when all efforts should be directed towards the defence of the city, Joseph Bonaparte is concerned with the murder of a retired colonel, and orders Lieutenant Colonel Quentin Margont to conduct a secret investigation into his death. Once again Armand Cabasson marries his phenomenal knowledge of the Napoleonic period with his psychiatric expertise to create a gripping and totally convincing narrative.

PUBLISHER’S WEEKLY BEST 20 BOOKS OF 2014: ‘The intricate storytelling and sophisticated character development make this one of the best historical mysteries of recent years.’
‘Combines the suspense of a thriller with the compelling narrative of a war epic’ Le Parisien
‘Cabasson skilfully weaves an intriguing mystery into a rich historical background’ Mail on Sunday
‘With vivid scenes of battle and military life … Cabasson’s atmospheric novel makes a splendid war epic’ Sunday Telegraph
‘The author ably combines the two elements of murder investigation and epic war novel, providing the reader with the historical background in a convincing but naturalistic way that does not interfere with the flow of the story.’ Eurocrime
‘[Cabasson] draws on his extensive knowledge of the era to create accurate portrayals of the time and people’ Napoleon Series

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