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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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The Last Templar by Michael Jecks

‘The Last Templar’ is the first book in Michael Jecks’ 30+ Knights Templar series. As such, much of the book is focused on introducing the main characters – Sir Baldwin Furnshill and Simon Puttock and their relationship with each other. … Continue reading

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Blood On The Sand by Michael Jecks

‘Blood On The Sand’ is the second book in the Vintener trilogy by Michael Jecks. The first book was – ‘Fields of Glory’ and the third book (hopefully next year) is ‘Blood of the Innocents‘. It is only a short … Continue reading

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Michael Jecks Profile and Books

Michael Jecks was born in 1960 in Surrey. His father was an actuary and, being good at maths, it seemed logical for Michael to follow in his father’s footsteps. It took seven years of university before Jecks realised that he … Continue reading

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Fields of Glory by Michael Jecks

‘Fields of Glory’ is the first book in a trilogy about the hundred years war and focuses on the battle of Crecy in August 1346. In this book Michael Jecks has combined well researched history with some believable (and sometimes … Continue reading

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Templar’s Acre by Michael Jecks

The Knights Templar Mystery series by Michael Jecks numbers 31 books. When we first met the main character – Baldwin de Furnshill, he had already survived the disbanding of the Templars. In ‘Templar’s Acre’, we meet the young Baldwin – … Continue reading

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