Like reading Thackeray edited by Elmore Leonard

The One Thing More

The One Thing More
The One Thing More

It is January 1793, and revolutionary France is at war with Belgium, Prussia and Austria and Louis XVI has just been sentenced to death. The public believes justice will be done, but there are those who realise that his execution will bring about even greater disaster. Célie’s life has changed and she is reduced to working for the secretive Monsieur Bernave, who is determined to rescue the King. But four days before the execution, M. Bernave is found murdered...