The Prisoner of the devil
When revenge and witchcraft intertwine, only strength and passion remain
May 1494, in Egypt.
A stone wheel rotates, guarded by a secret order.
When it stops, the name of the one who must die appears on the edge.
The name of the one the devil has seized and who will be executed by the Order.
The will of God…
June 1494, in Utelle, in the hilltops of Nice.
Hersande reigns over the sanctuary of Notre Dame.
She finally receives the ticket issued by the wheel.
But when she reads the message, she shakes.
This name should never have appeared…
A vertiginous medieval thriller … in the flames of hell
Mireille Calmel is one of the great figures of the historical novel genre. With three million copies sold in France, she has conquered a large audience. Her bestsellers are now translated into fifteen languages. The Prisoner of the Devil is her twenty-second novel.