The Devil’s Pit is a historical thriller set against the backdrop of the Inquisition, witchcraft and political conspiracy.
Synopsis of the Devil’s Pit
In 1327, the Christian world is in the grip of doubt. Kings are cursed. Knights Templar are hunted down, and Franciscans are thrown into prison. Heresy and paganism devour the papacy of Avignon.
In Provence, a small village is the victim of the strange occurrences. Children are going missing. The Devil’s Pit spits disembowelled bodies washing up in the shallow of the river, and demonic rites are practiced in the mountains. The village has fallen into the hands of Satan, while in the grip of a dangerous, cultish priest who claims that God is dead.
Margaux, a Moorish assassin, traumatized by a violent life and haunted by demons, seeks a deadly revenge for what men did to her. She is tasked by the Church to restore the Faith in the mountain. Her purpose is to make all signs of heresy disappear before it gets to the ears of the world.
She will lead Ageran, a former knight crusader, and Nortimer, a zealous priest fascinated by witchcraft, paganism and occultism, down a very dangerous path, facing the darkest aspects of mankind and unravelling a plot that could only have been inspired by the Devil Himself.
Tips: if you’re looking for a medieval fiction, you might also be interested in reading The Inconvenient Bride.
Details of the book
First Published : 19 August 2021
Paperback: 350 pages
ISBN-13 : 979-8460087662
Dimensions : 15.24 x 2.01 x 22.86 cm