1216 AD.King John has died and his young son, Henry, a boy of only nine years has been left to rule.Frederick Banastre and his own son, Alaric, know that the kingdom is too fragile to withstand any further civil war.But they are distrustful of the devious William Longsword and fear that the old William Marshal does not have many more years left in him.A new regent must be found before internal strife tears the country apart once more.Count Ramon of Toulouse seems to be the perfect choice; he is powerful enough to bring the barons to heel until Henry is ready to fully assume the throne.But convincing Ramon to leave his lands to become regent of England is more difficult than Frederick and Alaric first thought…After Alaric takes up holy orders with the Templar Knights, he and Frederick travel to France to bring back a regent that England is so desperately in need of.But Ramon is tied up many troubles of his own, most prominently the 5th Earl of Leicester, Simon de Montfort, who is wreaking havoc by declaring a holy crusade against him and his people.Will Frederick and Alaric be able to help Ramon protect his lands?Will they be able prevent the succession crisis that is imminent in England?Templar is the third in a new series of historical thrillers chronicling the world of Richard the Lionheart, King John and the Albigensian Crusade. This book is told from the viewpoints of both son and father, Alaric and Frederick, and provides a brilliant insight into the mind of the medieval knight. The first in this series was Crusader and the second was Treason."Full of action, intrigue and historical insight." Richard Foreman, author of the Augustus series. Paul Bannister is a journalist and author. His is also the author of the Forgotten Emperor series, which includes Arthur Britannicus, Arthur Imperator, Arthur Invictus, The King’s Cavalry, A Fragile Peace and Arthur: War's End. Endeavour Press is the UK's leading independent digital publisher. For more information on our titles please sign up to our newsletter at www.endeavourpress.com. Each week you will receive updates on free and discounted ebooks. Follow us on Twitter: @EndeavourPress and on Facebook via http://on.fb.me/1HweQV7. We are always interested in hearing from our readers. Endeavour Press believes that the future is now.