Crusade by Robyn Young

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The second volume in the internationally bestselling Brethren trilogy, Crusade is gripping historical fiction that “grows more relevant by the day” (Raymond Khoury, bestselling author of The Last Templar)

An international bestseller, Crusade is a fast-paced medieval adventure portraying the rising tide of political pressures that led East and West to war in the 13th century.

After years of bloodshed, peace finally reigns in the Middle East, in part due to the efforts of Will Campbell and a mysterious group known as the Brethren. However, a cabal of ruthless Western merchants aims to reignite war in the Holy Land, while Prince Edward—once a trusted member of the Brethren—has made a promise to the pope: he will take the Cross to Jerusalem and lead a new crusade. To survive the escalating conflict and protect his family, Will must harness all his knowledge and courage.

About Robyn Young

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ROBYN YOUNG has a master’s in creative writing from the University of Sussex and has worked as a creative writing teacher, financial advisor, folk singer, and music festival organizer. She has traveled extensively in Europe and Egypt. This is her first novel.
Published July 29, 2008 by Plume. 516 pages
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. Fiction

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Of course, the background of the Third Crusade also has topical resonance - everything Laird writes has topical resonance - and the ideas of jihad and just cause are explored and opened up in Crusade in a way that is both gentle and forceful.

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