Brethren by Robyn Young
An Epic Adventure of the Knights Templar

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An international bestseller certain to appeal to fans of The Last Templar?the thrilling first book in a sweeping medieval trilogy

On the eve of the last Crusade, two men?s destinies will come together as two great civilizations go to war. Amidst conspiracy and intrigue in Europe, Will Campbell, a young knight, risks his life to recover the stolen Book of the Grail. Hidden within its pages are the heretical plans of a secret society within the Knights Templar. Meanwhile, the former slave Baybars Bundukdari and his army have taken over Egypt and Syria, and are planning a new Holy War to bring the Crusaders to their knees.

With breathtaking battle scenes, memorable characters, and a riveting mystery at its center, Brethren (being published simultaneously with book two, Crusade, in hardcover) is a heart-stopping historical drama that brings the Middle Ages vividly to life.


About Robyn Young

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First time author Robyn Young has worked as a creative writing teacher, financial advisor, folk singer, and music festival organizer, and has traveled extensively in Europe and Egypt. Robyn has a masters in creative writing from the University of Sussex.
Published July 31, 2007 by Plume. 505 pages
Genres: History, Action & Adventure, Young Adult, Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. Fiction

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Book Reporter

While engrossed in the book, it came as no surprise to find time also being spent in reading up on the Ninth Crusade over coffee, broadening the knowledge of the time, widening the canvas Young began painting, and giving a fuller appreciation for all she accomplished in putting together this incr...

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The Bookbag

It's definitely possible to read Requiem as a standalone volume – especially given that it deals with the best-known and most iconic of the events covered by the trilogy – but Will Campbell has had a long and eventful career, and Young must inevitably make a number of tangents to remind us of wha...

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Historical Novel Society

Of course flipbacks are far cheaper, so until Kindles come down in price I’ll be taking a flipback to the airport.

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Brethren is the debut novel of Robyn Young and the first of a historical trilogy set during the final decades of the crusades.

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