Labyrinth by Kate Mosse

I’ve been on a book frenzy, Fangirls. As you may recall in my review of Sepulchre by Kate Mosse, I mentioned that it was book two in a loosely connected trilogy. Well, I’ve now read book one, Labyrinth, and I’m absolutely in love with it.


Labyrinth is similar to Sepulchre in that it tells the story of two women in two different time periods who are on the same quest. This time, they are Alice and Alais. Alice is a woman in 2005 who uncovers an ancient burial tomb that hides more than just a couple of skeletons. Alais lives in 1204, happily married and worried about impending Crusades when her father entrusts her with his deepest secret, the secret of the life giving Grail.

This story more than Sepulchre involved beautiful parallels. Each character had a mirror in the other time period, and seeing them all appear was incredible. The characters in each time period are well written and well developed throughout. And there’s even a few characters who carry over into Sepulchre which is how the series is connected.

I wasn’t sure I’d like the books or Kate Mosse’s writing, but I really really love it. I’m so glad I’ve chosen to pick up her books, especially these ones. I highly recommend them to anyone who loves historical mythical fiction.











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