The Templar Salvation by Raymond Khoury

Posted By Ethan Cross on Oct 12, 2010 | 0 comments

The Templar Salvation by Raymond Khoury

For this month’s Big Thrill, I interviewed Raymond Khoury about his new book THE TEMPLAR SALVATION…

The first pairing of FBI Agent Sean Reilly and archaeologist Tess Chaykin in Raymond Khoury’s The Last Templar spent 11 weeks on the hardcover New York Times Bestseller list and was a Number 1 bestseller overseas. It has been translated into thirty-eight languages, published in over forty countries, and became the basis for a television mini-series.

It’s now been four years since we’ve shared an adventure with Tess Chaykin and Sean Reilly, but they’re back for a triumphant return in The Templar Salvation, a new adventure that has been described as “every bit as nail-biting, cinematic, and thought-provoking as its predecessor.”

Constantinople, 1203: As the rapacious armies of the Fourth Crusade lay siege to the city, a secretive band of Templars infiltrate the imperial library. Their target: a cache of documents that must not be allowed to fall into the hands of the Doge of Venice. They escape with three heavy chests, filled with explosive secrets that these men will not live long enough to learn.

Vatican City, present day: FBI agent Sean Reilly infiltrates the Pope’s massive Vatican Secret Archives of the Inquisition. No one but the Pope’s trusted secondi get in-but Reilly has earned the Vatican’s trust, a trust he has no choice but to violate. His love, Tess Chaykin, has been kidnapped; the key to her freedom lays in this underground tomb, in the form of a document known as the Fondo Templari, a secret history of the infamous Templars…

Check out my full article and interview with Raymond Khoury in The Big Thrill…

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