Crusade Author:Robyn Young The year is 1274. After years of bloodshed, peace finally reigns in the Middle East, in part due to the efforts of a mysterious group known as the Brethren. However, Knight Templar Will Campbell suspects that the Brethren have been betrayed. A cabal of ruthless Western merchants aims to turn a profit by means so scandalous that, should they s... more »ucceed, the Muslim world will rise against the Christians in retaliation, while King Edward of England has made a promise to the pope; he will take the Cross to Jerusalem and lead a new Crusade.
As a catastrophic conflict looms, Will finds himself in a race against time from the dark heart of Cairo across the Arabian desert to the forbidden city of Mecca. In this world of reckless greed and violence, he may become the people's last hope for peace.« less