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The Traitor of St Giles by Michael Jecks

‘The Traitor of St Giles’ is the 8th novel in the Templar Knights series by Michael Jecks featuring Keeper of the Kings Peace Sir Baldwin Furnshill and Bailiff Simon Puttock as they solve mysteries in 1300s England. It is 1321 … Continue reading

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Belladonna at Belstone by Michael Jecks

‘Belladonna at Belstone’ is the 8th novel in the Templar Knights series by Michael Jecks. This novel is based in a convent of nuns at Belstone. While Bishop Stapleton is working as the King’s treasurer, Bishop Bertrand is looking after … Continue reading

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Squire Throwleigh’s Heir by Michael Jecks

‘Squire Throwleigh’s Heir’ is the 7th novel in the Templar Knights series by Michael Jecks featuring the medieval sleuths Sir Baldwin Furnshill and Simon Puttock. Baldwin’s marriage to Jeane is rapidly approaching and he is beginning to feel nervous. As … Continue reading

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Blood of the Innocents by Michael Jecks

‘Blood of the Innocents’ is the 3rd novel in Michael Jecks’ Vintener trilogy. The first in the series ‘Fields of Glory’ focuses on the battle of Crecy, the 2nd ‘Blood on Sand’ focuses on the siege of Calais while this … Continue reading

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Rebellion’s Message by Michael Jecks

‘Rebellion’s Message is the 1st novel in a new series by Michael Jecks featuring a London cutpurse named Jack Blackjack. This novel is set during the short reign of Queen May I, specifically in January and February of 1554. Mary … Continue reading

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The Leper’s Return by Michael Jecks

‘The Leper’s Return’ is the 6th novel in the Templar Knights series by Michael Jecks. This story is mostly set in the small town of Crediton which contains a leper hospital where one dedicated priest looks after half a dozen … Continue reading

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The Abbot’s Gibbet by Michael Jecks

‘The Abbot’s Gibbet’ is the 5th Knights Templar mystery by Michael Jecks and I will always think of this novel as the one where Baldwin met Jeanne. Tavistock Fair is the largest fair in Devon. Abbot Robert Champeaux, on whose … Continue reading

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The Crediton Killings by Michael Jecks

‘The Crediton Killings’ is the 4th novel in the Templar Knights series by Michael Jecks. This story is set in the town of Crediton about 10 miles from Exeter. Peter Clifford, an important man in the area, is hosting a … Continue reading

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A Moorland Hanging by Michael Jecks

‘A Moorland Hanging’ is the 3rd book in the Templar Knight Mystery series by Michael Jecks, set in Devonshire in the early 1300s. Bailiff Simon Puttock is called in by the Beauscyr family to help return their runaway villain Peter … Continue reading

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The Merchant’s Partner by Michael Jecks

‘The Merchant’s Partner’ is the 2nd book in the Templar Knights series by Michael Jecks, about the life of Sir Baldwin Furnshill, a Templar Knight who escaped the purge and is now living in England. Sir Baldwin’s good friend Bailiff … Continue reading

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