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The Last True Templar (Tales of the Lawless Land #2) (Hardcover)
The thrilling new historical adventure from New York Times bestselling author Boyd Morrison and expert medievalist Beth Morrison. Fox and Willa find themselves on a dangerous quest for the treasure of the Templar Knights.A Perilous Quest. A Deadly Legacy.
Italy, 1351. English knight Gerard Fox and the resourceful Willa have come through a death-defying journey across war-torn Europe. Now looking towards their future together, they must first find a way to reconcile with their difficult pasts.
In a small village between Florence and Siena, Fox and Willa are caught up in a deadly ambush. After rescuing the enigmatic woman who is the target of the attack, they take refuge in her opulent villa and learn her heartbreaking story – a tale of loss, deception... and a burning desire for freedom.
Soon, Fox and Willa are involved in a perilous quest to save her family's legacy... and to do so, they will have to solve a mystery that points the way to the fabled lost treasure of the Knights Templar.
Reviewers on the TALES OF THE LAWLESS LAND series:
'The brother/sister team of Boyd and Beth Morrison brings the Middle Ages to life in vivid detail. This thriller has it all!' Graham Brown, #1 New York Times bestselling author
'A novel full of both authenticity and thrills... Readers are sure to clamor for more from this writing duo.' Mark Greaney, #1 New York Times bestselling author
'Historical fiction fans will eagerly await the couple's further adventures.' Publishers Weekly starred review
'Combines the rich historical tapestry of Umberto Eco and the relentless pace and adventure of Clive Cussler into a brilliant new series.' J.T. Ellison, New York Times bestselling author
About the Author
Boyd Morrison is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of twelve thrillers, including six with Clive Cussler. His first novel, The Ark, was an Indie Next Notable pick and was translated into over a dozen languages. He has a PhD in industrial engineering from Virginia Tech. He lives in Seattle.
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Beth Morrison is Senior Curator of Manuscripts at the J. Paul Getty Museum. She has curated major exhibitions including 'Imagining the Past in France, 1250-1500', and 'Book of Beasts: The Bestiary in the Medieval World'. She has a PhD in the History of Art from Cornell University. She lives in Los Angeles.
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Praise for The Lawless Land:
"A rollicking adventure... [with] the inventive twists and turns of a satisfyingly bustling plot." —New York Times
"[An] exceptional series launch. . . . The authors make splendid use of such medieval-plot standbys as a castle with secret tunnels, plague-riddled vagabonds, a grand tournament, a priceless manuscript, and duplicitous churchmen. . . . Historical fiction fans will eagerly await the couple’s further adventures." —Publishers Weekly starred review "Fantastic - suspenseful and historically fascinating... Gerard Fox could be Jack Reacher's ancestor, 700 years ago. Highly recommended!" —Lee Child, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Better Off Dead "The Lawless Land is a compulsively readable, immersive tale of chivalric adventure and dangerous romance in a war-torn, plague-stricken Europe... A hugely entertaining historical novel!" —Eric Jager, New York Times bestselling author of The Last Duel ''The Lawless Land is a fantastic start to a brilliant new adventure series that you won’t want to miss... Boyd and Beth Morrison bring the Middle Ages to life in vivid detail with historical authenticity and a sense of fun... this thriller has it all!" —Graham Brown, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Fast Ice "A gallant knight, a witty heroine, a quest for the ages... The Lawless Land combines the rich historical tapestry of Umberto Eco and the relentless pace and adventure of Clive Cussler into a brilliant new series.”—J.T. Ellison, New York Times bestselling author of Her Dark Lies "A thoroughly entertaining tale that I found to be exceedingly well told... a novel full of both authenticity and thrills, and readers are sure to clamor for more from this writing duo." —Mark Greaney, #1 New York Times bestselling author ofThe Gray Man