They had all joined taking three vows: poverty, chastity, and obedience. For they were monks: warrior monks, dedicated to the protection of pilgrims in the Holy Land - until stories spread by an avaricious king who wanted their wealth for his own destroyed the order. There was one knight, however, who escaped the stake, vowing justice as he watched his innocent brothers die. Cold-blooded murder has transformed Simon Puttock's official obligation into something horrid, and he will need the able assistance of his friend, Sir Baldwin Furnshill, to draw a criminal out. A former Knight Templar, Sir Baldwin knows much of duty and servitude and of evil freely indulged in the name of godliness or greed. Now, justice must be served, even if their search exposes extortion, foul corruption, rule by fear, and killers willing, even eager, to shed more blood.More
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worth listening to this story
Yes, good story and colourful characters
I am a big Michael Jecks fan and Sir Baldwin and Simon Puttock are my favourite historical crime solvers
Although it sounds odd a greater understanding of the class system of the time with the accents and speech patterns of the characters
While the country recovers from war and famine two men still look out for those who are murdered