The One Thing More, Paperback

The One Thing More Paperback

3 out of 5 (1 rating)


It is January 1793. France is at war with Belgium, Prussia and Austria, and Louis XVI has just been sentenced to death.

In Paris, a small group of people fears for the future of a throneless France surrounded by countries terrified that republican ideas - or anarchy - will spread throughout the continent.

They are determined to rescue the king, but when their leader is murdered a plan must be pieced together and executed within three days.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Crime & mystery
  • ISBN: 9780747263173



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A murder mystery and half-hearted twist of history set during the French Revolution. Suspenseful, but the conclusion is a rather weak soap-opera ramble. The descriptions of Paris streets and living conditions are evocative, and the infodumps kept to a minimum. Celie and the other characters carry the story, though not very vivid in their own right, and the political stance of the author is fairly balanced - humanity is paramount, not monarchy or the republic.

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