The Temple and the Stone (Knights Templar, Bk 1)
The Temple and the Stone - Knights Templar, Bk 1 Author:Deborah Turner Harris, Katherine Kurtz During the 12th and 13th centuries, the order of warrior monks called the Poor Knights of the Temple of Jerusalem became one of Christendom's major armies, amassing vast wealth, landholdings - and knowledge. Led by visions, Templar Frere Arnault de Saint Clair and several of his brethren embark on a dangerous secret mission. They must save Scotl... more »and's Stone of Destiny from the English, so that its spirit may be reborn from the brave heart of Scotland's doomed champion William Wallace. For Arnault's visions have revealed that the conflict in Scotland is more important even than the battle for Jerusalem. A Pictish shaman is reviving pagan gods of blood. And the thrones of two lands - and perhaps the Church - have been corrupted by darkness.
Katherine Kurtz, author of the classic Deryni books, and Deborah Turner Harris, coauthor with Kurtz of the bestselling Adept series, present an acclaimed new novel of the Knights Templar: the medieval warrior priests who, according to legend, wielded vast occult powers to guide the course of history.« less