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'Helie is a former spy of the famous fourteenth-century inquisitor Bernard Gui. Now he is living under an alias, trying to forget his past life of deception and intrigue. But a chance meeting once more brings him to the notice of the Inquisition; he is obliged to infiltrate a new heretical group, and find out what happened to the last spy sent to do so. Was he murdered or did he flee? Helie soon finds himself caught up in a dangerous conspiracy involving outlawed beliefs and human remains. The trouble is he no longer has the stomach for such an investigation - because his heart is beginning to betray him. Set in a period when France was rocked by religious strife, The Secret Familiar is a tense and thrilling tale of treachery, faith and ultimate truths.' (Source: Backcover)

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Notes

  • Dedication: To Sebastian Ritscher without whom this book would not exist.
  • Other formats: Also braille, sound recording, e-book.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2006 .
      Extent: 308p.
      ISBN: 9781741750508 (pbk), 1741750504 (pbk)
Alternative title: O Oficial Secreto
Language: Portuguese
    • Lisbon,
      c
      Portugal,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Bertrand ,
      2007 .
      Extent: 280p.
      ISBN: 9789722516099

Works about this Work

Books Fiction Emma Rodgers , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 24 - 25 February 2007; (p. 22)

— Review of The Secret Familiar : (Confessions of an Inquisitor's Spy) Catherine Jinks , 2006 single work novel
Fiction Dianne Dempsey , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 9 December 2006; (p. 30)

— Review of The Secret Familiar : (Confessions of an Inquisitor's Spy) Catherine Jinks , 2006 single work novel
Well Built but Predictable Tale Tony Maniaty , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 25-26 November 2006; (p. 14)

— Review of Dovetail Road Graham Kershaw , 2006 single work novel ; Dark Roots Cate Kennedy , 2006 selected work short story ; The Secret Familiar : (Confessions of an Inquisitor's Spy) Catherine Jinks , 2006 single work novel
Untitled Angela Meyer , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , October vol. 86 no. 4 2006; (p. 30)

— Review of The Secret Familiar : (Confessions of an Inquisitor's Spy) Catherine Jinks , 2006 single work novel
Untitled Angela Meyer , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , October vol. 86 no. 4 2006; (p. 30)

— Review of The Secret Familiar : (Confessions of an Inquisitor's Spy) Catherine Jinks , 2006 single work novel
Well Built but Predictable Tale Tony Maniaty , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 25-26 November 2006; (p. 14)

— Review of Dovetail Road Graham Kershaw , 2006 single work novel ; Dark Roots Cate Kennedy , 2006 selected work short story ; The Secret Familiar : (Confessions of an Inquisitor's Spy) Catherine Jinks , 2006 single work novel
Fiction Dianne Dempsey , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 9 December 2006; (p. 30)

— Review of The Secret Familiar : (Confessions of an Inquisitor's Spy) Catherine Jinks , 2006 single work novel
Books Fiction Emma Rodgers , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 24 - 25 February 2007; (p. 22)

— Review of The Secret Familiar : (Confessions of an Inquisitor's Spy) Catherine Jinks , 2006 single work novel
Last amended 8 May 2010 18:16:15
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    France,
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    Western Europe, Europe,
  • 1300-1399
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