Kate Mosse

Kate Mosse (* October 20, 1961 in Chichester, West Sussex ) is a British writer and television presenter. It is not to be confused with the British model Kate Moss.


Kate Mosse presents a regular Büchersendung for the cultural channel of the BBC. In 1996 she was one of the founders of the Orange Prize for Fiction, is awarded annually since then with the authors. She also writes short stories, newspaper articles and non-fiction.

1996 Kate Mosse published her first novel, Eskimo Kissing, about a young, adopted woman in search of their origin. Followed in 1998 by the time travel thriller Crucifix Lane. In 2005, she landed an international success with labyrinth ( Eng.: The Lost Labyrinth ), a gambling in the Middle Ages and in the presence of archaeological detective story. In 2012 she was involved as a screenwriter on the film adaptation of The Lost Labyrinth.

Kate Mosse lives with her husband and two children in West Sussex and Carcassonne.


  • Eskimo kissing. Hodder & Stoughton, London 1996, ISBN 0-340-64950- X.
  • Crucific Lane. Hodder & Stoughton, London 1998, ISBN 0-340-69291- X.
  • Winter Ghosts ( "Winter Ghosts "). Earthscan Publishers, Munich 2010, ISBN 978-3426198902.
  • The Mistletoe Bride & Other Haunting Tales. Orion, 2013, ISBN 978-1-409-14804-3. Collection of short stories

Languedoc Trilogy

  • The Lost Labyrinth ( "Labyrinth "). Earthscan Verlag, Munich 2006, ISBN 3-426-63161- X. The Lost Labyrinth. Audiobook ( "Labyrinth "). Argon -Verlag, Berlin 2009, ISBN 978-3-86610-945-2 (1 CD; Read by Julia Fischer).
  • The eighth card. Audiobook ( " Sepulchre "). Abridged version. Argon -Verlag, Berlin 2008, ISBN 978-3-86610-570-6 (8 CDs, read by Tanja Geke ).