The Templar Legacy Author:Steve Berry The ancient order of the Knights Templar possessed untold wealth and absolute power over kings & popes... until the Inquisition, when they were wiped from the face of the earth, their hidden riches lost. But now 2 forces vying for the treasure have learned that it is not at all what they thought it was - and its true nature could change the mod... more »ern world.
Cotton Malone, once a top operative for the US Justice Dept, is enjoying his quiet new life when an unexpected call to action reawakens his hair-trigger instincts - and plunges him back into the cloak-and-dagger world he thought he'd left behind.
It begins with a violent robbery attempt on Cotton's former supervisor, Stephanie Nelle, who's far from home on a mission that has nothing to do with national security. Armed with vital clues to a series of centuries-old puzzles scattered across Europe, she means to crack a mystery that has tantalized scholars and fortune hunters through the ages. ...« less