The Prophecy of Death (Knights Templar Mysteries 25): A thrilling medieval adventure

Author:   Michael Jecks
Publisher:   Headline Publishing Group
ISBN:  

9780755344154


Pages:   448
Publication Date:   11 December 2008
Format:   Paperback
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1325: There is turmoil in England. But could the Prophecy of St Thomas' Holy Oil save King Edward? It is believed that the king who is anointed with it will conquer France, unite Christendom and throw the heathens from the Holy Land. King Edward II has rejected his wife, confiscated her income and taken away her children. Yet even now she is in France to negotiate peace with her brother, King Charles IV. Meanwhile, Sir Baldwin de Furnshill, Keeper of the King's Peace, and his friend Bailiff Simon Puttock return from France with an urgent instruction for the King. Before long Baldwin and Simon find themselves at the centre of a deadly court intrigue involving the most powerful and ruthless men in the country, who will stop at nothing to achieve their ambitions...

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Author:   Michael Jecks
Publisher:   Headline Publishing Group
Imprint:   Headline Book Publishing
Dimensions:   Width: 11.10cm , Height: 2.90cm , Length: 18.10cm
Weight:   0.234kg
ISBN:  

9780755344154


ISBN 10:   0755344154
Pages:   448
Publication Date:   11 December 2008
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Out of Print
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
Limited stock is available. It will be ordered for you and shipped pending supplier's limited stock.

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A gem of historical storytelling. --Northern Echo Really difficult to put down. -- Historical Novels Review Great characterization, a detailed sense of place, and a finely honed plot make this a superb medieval historical. Library Journal Jecks does a good job of evoking the brutal and tempestuous society of the period. Publishers Weekly Memorable characters, steadily absorbing period background . . . a commendable achievement. Kirkus Reviews The most wickedly plotted medieval mystery novels. The Times Really difficult to put down. Historical Novels Review Each page is densely packed with cuckolding, coarseness, lewdness, lechery, gore galore, but also with nobility. A heady mix. North Devon Journal A gem of historical storytelling. Northern Echo This is another solid entry in a reliable series. Ellery Queen


The most wickedly plotted medieval mystery novels. --The Times


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Author Website:   http://www.michaeljecks.co.uk

Michael Jecks gave up a career in the computer industry to concentrate on writing and the study of medieval history, especially that of Devon and Cornwall. He lives with his family in northern Dartmoor.

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Author Website:   http://www.michaeljecks.co.uk

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