The Templar Magician by Paul Doherty

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The Templars exploded onto the public conciousness with Dan Brown's THE DA VINCI CODE, now journey with Paul Doherty to 1095 and experience the founding of the Templar Order in all its epic and brutal detail. 1095 and crusading fervour has swept Europe. Christ's fief of Jerusalem has been seized by the Infidels. The Frankish Knights of the West are to march east to liberate the Holy City. Hugh de Payens and Godefroi of St Omer, the soon-to-be founders of the Templar Order, and Hugh's younger sister, Eleanor, leave the security of their homes in Burgundy, France, with a plan to join Count Raymond of Toulouse's army, and march across the known world to Jerusalem. Follow the crusaders as they march through Europe into the glories of Byzantium and onto Syria. Witness the hardships, bloodshed and trickery on their treacherous travels to the Holy Land and know that though the crusaders' journey, and this novel, will end with their entry into the Holy City, the Crusades have yet to begin in earnest.


About Paul Doherty

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P.C. DOHERTY is the author of several acclaimed mystery series including The Sorrowful Mysteries of Brother Athelstan, the Hugh Corbett medieval mysteries, and the Canterbury Tales of mystery and murder. He lives in England. 
Published November 8, 2011 by Minotaur Books. 322 pages
Genres: History, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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A dedicated member of the Knights Templar is caught up in a mystery he feels obliged to solve.

Oct 18 2011 | Read Full Review of The Templar Magician

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The real-life murder of Count Raymond of Tripoli in 1152 kicks off Doherty’s excellent second Templar historical (after 2010’s The Templar). Templar Grand Master Bertrand Tremelai promptly orders the

Sep 26 2011 | Read Full Review of The Templar Magician

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