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Paul Christopher - Author

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Paul Christopher is the pseudonym of a bestselling US novelist who lives in the Great Lakes region.

Featured books by Paul Christopher

Lost City of the Templars

Lost City of the Templars

Author: Paul Christopher Format: Paperback Release Date: 16/01/2014

This is the latest rip-roaring adventure thriller from Paul Christopher featuring John Holliday and his search for the Templar Order. Retired Army Ranger turned historian John Holliday has thwarted the plots of Rex Deus, the twenty-first-century incarnation of the Templars, all over the world. Now, the lost journal of explorer Percy Fawcett leads Holliday deep into the South American jungles on a quest to uncover the greatest mystery of the Middle Ages...Trailed by an infamous tomb raider and menaced by a tribe of hostile natives, Holliday and his crew uncover a five-hundred-year-old society hidden in the cauldron of the Amazon. Descendants of the Templar Knights, they exist for one reason: to hide and protect the holy artefact taken from the original Temple of Jerusalem by the first Templars: the legendary Ark of the Covenant. Will Holliday's obsession with the truth finally kill him? Lost City of the Templars is Paul Christopher's latest action-packed conspiracy thriller that will take readers to the heart of an ancient secret society. Paul Christopher is the pseudonym of a bestselling US novelist who lives in the Great Lakes region.

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The Templar Legion

The Templar Legion

Author: Paul Christopher Format: Paperback Release Date: 11/10/2012

The Templar Legion is a historical conspiracy thriller that will have readers on the edge of their seats as John Holliday's search for the truth about the Templar Order continues. The Templar Legion is the gripping fourth novel from Paul Christopher, the acclaimed author of The Templar Throne and The Templar Cross . The hunter becomes the hunted. Army Ranger Lt. Col. John Holliday continues his quest to uncover the mysterious secrets of the ancient Templar Order, an organisation renowned for its incredible wealth and hidden power. He is swept into an adventure as deadly as it is secretive when an archaeologist friend makes a bizarre find in Ethiopia. But when he follows a trail of clues through the chaotic and lawless horn of Africa, he finds himself hunted by a ruthless foe, as he comes closer and closer to a priceless treasure ...an ancient artefact that can only be found by those who can solve a riddle from the past. His pursuers will stop at nothing...

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Other books by Paul Christopher

Michelangelo's Notebook

Michelangelo's Notebook

Author: Paul Christopher Format: eBook Release Date: 23/08/2018

An innocent woman; a deadly conspiracy: a lightning-paced conspiracy thriller perfect for fans of Dan BrownStudying art history, brilliant Finn Ryan makes a startling discovery: a Michelangelo drawing of a dissected corpse - supposedly from the artist's near-mythical notebook.But that night someone breaks into Finn's apartment, murders her partner and steals her sketches. Fleeing for her life, she heads to an address her mother gave her for emergencies, where she finds enigmatic antiquarian book dealer Michael Valentine. Together they embark on a desperate race through the pages of history itself, determined to stay one step ahead of a vengeful assassin - and to expose an electrifying secret from the final days of World War II. A secret whose source lies in the dark, labyrinthine heart of the Vatican itself... Michelangelo's Notebook, the first of the Finn Ryan Conspiracy Thrillers, is perfect for fans of Chris Kuzneski, Steve Berry and Scott Mariani.The Finn Ryan Conspiracy ThrillersMichelangelo's NotebookThe Lucifer GospelRembrandt's GhostThe Aztec Heresy

Lucifer Gospel

Lucifer Gospel

Author: Paul Christopher Format: eBook Release Date: 23/08/2018

An ancient medallion threatens to shake the foundations of history... and puts Finn Ryan in mortal dangerIn the desert of North Africa young archaeologist Finn Ryan stumbles upon a seventy-year-old plane wreck - and a shocking revelation that threatens to unravel an entire faith...Finn and charismatic photographer Virgil Hilts are scoring the Sahara for the long-lost tomb of an apostle. But they find something they aren't looking for: signs of a decades old murder, along with an ancient Roman medallion bearing the infamous name of a fallen archangel.It doesn't take long for them to realize that they've found a piece of a much bigger puzzle - and a trail of clues that could get them killed...From a mysterious monastery to a sunken ship in the Caribbean, the second instalment of the Finn Ryan Conspiracy Thrillers The Lucifer Gospel is perfect for fans of A.G. Riddle, Mark Greaney and Michael Byrne.The Finn Ryan Conspiracy ThrillersMichelangelo's NotebookThe Lucifer GospelRembrandt's GhostThe Aztec Heresy

Rembrandt's Ghost

Rembrandt's Ghost

Author: Paul Christopher Format: eBook Release Date: 23/08/2018

A lost masterpiece. A fortune beyond belief. A race to surviveArchaeologist Finn Ryan is working for a stuffy London auction house when luck comes in the form of an unlikely legacy from a man she never knew. Along with her co-heir, Billy Pilgrim, she inherits a house in Amsterdam, a cargo ship off Borneo and what appears to be a fake Rembrandt.But behind its canvas lies a real Rembrandt portrait, which in turn conceals a clue to a centuries-old mystery at the bottom of the South Pacific. Pursued around the globe by ruthless adversaries, Finn and Billy are thrown into the hunt for a forgotten treasure that could change their lives forever... or end them in an instant.The third of the Finn Ryan Conspiracy Thrillers, Rembrandt's Ghost is perfect for fans of Scott Mariani, Clive Cussler and Chris Kuzneski.The Finn Ryan Conspiracy ThrillersMichelangelo's NotebookThe Lucifer GospelRembrandt's GhostThe Aztec Heresy

Aztec Heresy

Aztec Heresy

Author: Paul Christopher Format: eBook Release Date: 23/08/2018

An ancient secret. A lost city. A treasure that could change historyArchaeologist Finn Ryan stumbles upon a mystery dating back to the Spanish Inquisition - and a secret with catastrophic implications for the present.In search of a lost Spanish galleon, Finn Ryan and her partner Billy Pilgrim find evidence of a lost Aztec Codex. Created by fifteenth-century explorer and accused heretic Hernan Cortez, the Codex is said to reveal the secret location of the lost City of Gold. But Finn and Billy soon realize they are not alone on their quest.The head of a menacing religious cadre is on their tail along with a sociopathic billionaire. In this search the stakes are life and death - and the game is only just beginning...Stretching from the jungles of the Yucatan to the Sonoran Desert, the final instalment of the Finn Ryan Conspiracy Thrillers, The Aztec Heresy is perfect for fans of Scott Mariani, Chris Kuzneski and Clive Cussler.The Finn Ryan Conspiracy ThrillersMichelangelo's NotebookThe Lucifer GospelRembrandt's GhostThe Aztec Heresy

Secret of the Templars

Secret of the Templars

Author: Paul Christopher Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/01/2015

John Holliday, army ranger turned historian, is the Indiana Jones of conspiracy thrillers. Ex-army ranger turned historian John Holliday is in search for the truth behind the ancient and deadly Templar order. Putting their lives in danger, Holliday and his good friend Eddie once again travel the world on the trail of a deadly Templar plot. The latest rip roaring adventure from Paul Christopher following on from The Sword of the Templars, The Templar Cross, The Templar Throne, The Templar Conspiracy, The Templar Legion, Red Templar, Valley of the Templars and Lost City of the Templars. Paul Christopher is the pseudonym of a bestselling US novelist who lives in the Great Lakes region.

Lost City of the Templars

Lost City of the Templars

Author: Paul Christopher Format: Paperback Release Date: 16/01/2014

This is the latest rip-roaring adventure thriller from Paul Christopher featuring John Holliday and his search for the Templar Order. Retired Army Ranger turned historian John Holliday has thwarted the plots of Rex Deus, the twenty-first-century incarnation of the Templars, all over the world. Now, the lost journal of explorer Percy Fawcett leads Holliday deep into the South American jungles on a quest to uncover the greatest mystery of the Middle Ages...Trailed by an infamous tomb raider and menaced by a tribe of hostile natives, Holliday and his crew uncover a five-hundred-year-old society hidden in the cauldron of the Amazon. Descendants of the Templar Knights, they exist for one reason: to hide and protect the holy artefact taken from the original Temple of Jerusalem by the first Templars: the legendary Ark of the Covenant. Will Holliday's obsession with the truth finally kill him? Lost City of the Templars is Paul Christopher's latest action-packed conspiracy thriller that will take readers to the heart of an ancient secret society. Paul Christopher is the pseudonym of a bestselling US novelist who lives in the Great Lakes region.

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Valley of the Templars

Valley of the Templars

Author: Paul Christopher Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/07/2013

Paul Christopher's Valley of the Templars is the next exciting John Holliday novel. Retired Army Ranger John Holliday and his friend Eddie travel to Cuba in search of Eddie's mysteriously vanished brother-and find themselves desperately trying to stop a shocking plot of a secret Templar cabal that has been growing for five hundred years. As the conspiracy tightens the corrupt and dying Castro regime in an iron grip, Holliday must find Eddie's brother before it is too late . . . and the secret horror of what lies in the Valley of Death is revealed. Valley of the Templars is the latest rip-roaring adventure thriller from the author of The Sword of the Templars. John Holliday returns in this gripping adventure. Fans of Chirs Kuzneski, Charles Brokaw and Dan Brown won't be able to put this down. Paul Christopher is the pseudonym of a bestselling US novelist who lives in the Great Lakes region.

Red Templar

Red Templar

Author: Paul Christopher Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/02/2013

Red Templar is Paul Christopher's sixth book in the historical thriller series following John Holliday on his quest to uncover the secrets of the ancient Templar Order. Army Ranger and historian John Holliday has spent his life crossing the globe uncovering the truth behind the ancient Templar Order. Now, finally returning home, he is intercepted at by a mysterious Russian, Genrikhovich, with an astonishing secret... Genrikhovich claims to know the location of the long-lost Templar sword, Aos - one of four taken from the Holy Land at the fall of Acre. He believes it is the companion to Holliday's own Templar sword. Holliday is sent on a deadly and bloody quest into the dark heart of Russia, where the Templars have wielded power for centuries. But can Genrikhovich be trusted? Will Holliday's hunting for the truth finally kill him? And what is the greatest Templar secret of all? Red Templar is Paul Chritopher's latest action-packed conspiracy thriller that will take readers to the heart of an ancient secret society. Paul Christopher is the pseudonym of a bestselling US novelist who lives in the Great Lakes region.

The Templar Legion

The Templar Legion

Author: Paul Christopher Format: Paperback Release Date: 11/10/2012

The Templar Legion is a historical conspiracy thriller that will have readers on the edge of their seats as John Holliday's search for the truth about the Templar Order continues. The Templar Legion is the gripping fourth novel from Paul Christopher, the acclaimed author of The Templar Throne and The Templar Cross . The hunter becomes the hunted. Army Ranger Lt. Col. John Holliday continues his quest to uncover the mysterious secrets of the ancient Templar Order, an organisation renowned for its incredible wealth and hidden power. He is swept into an adventure as deadly as it is secretive when an archaeologist friend makes a bizarre find in Ethiopia. But when he follows a trail of clues through the chaotic and lawless horn of Africa, he finds himself hunted by a ruthless foe, as he comes closer and closer to a priceless treasure ...an ancient artefact that can only be found by those who can solve a riddle from the past. His pursuers will stop at nothing...

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The Templar Conspiracy

The Templar Conspiracy

Author: Paul Christopher Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/06/2012

The Templar Conspiracy is the fourth in Paul Christopher's electrifying John Holliday series. The ruthless reign of a secret power must be stopped . . . In Rome, the public assassination of the Pope by a sniper on Christmas Day sets off a massive investigation that stretches across the globe. But behind the veil of Rex Deus - the Templar cabal that silently wields power in the twenty-first century - the plot has only just begun. The cabal has a position of ultimate control in its sights - and its head, Kate Sinclair, is never going to yield her one great ambition for her US senator son, Richard Pierce Sinclair. When ex-Army Ranger John Holliday uncovers the true motive behind the Pontiff's murder, he must unlock the secrets of a modern Templar conspiracy - and unravel Kate Sinclair's deadly design. The Templar Conspiracy by Paul Christopher is the fourth instalment in the historical thriller series following John Holliday on his quest to uncover the secrets of the ancient Templar Order. Previous titles include The Sword of the Templar, the Templar Cross and The Templar Throne. Subsequent titles include Lost City of the Templars and Valley of the Templars. Paul Christopher is the pseudonym of a bestselling US novelist who lives in the Great Lakes region.

The Templar Throne

The Templar Throne

Author: Paul Christopher Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/03/2012

The Templar Throne is the third in Paul Christopher's exciting John Holliday series. The hidden hand which rules history . . . Army Ranger John Holliday has made it his life's mission to unlock the secrets of the ruthless, ancient Templar Order, who are as renowned for their hidden wealth and power as for their desperate secrecy. In The Templar Throne his quest has him crisscrossing Europe and the US hunting for the True Ark - a box reputed to hold precious holy relics and the Templars' most powerful secrets. But Holliday's hunt is also a deadly chase. On the trail of the relics are the Vatican Secret Service, the CIA and an arcane brotherhood of Templar descendants who know just how much power the Ark holds. And they'll kill anyone in their way . . . The Templar Throne by Paul Christopher is the third instalment in the historical thriller series following John Holliday on his quest to uncover the secrets of the ancient Templar Order. Subsequent titles include The Templar Conspiracy, Lost City of the Templars and Valley of the Templars. Paul Christopher is the pseudonym of a bestselling US novelist who lives in the Great Lakes region.

The Templar Cross

The Templar Cross

Author: Paul Christopher Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/07/2011

The Templar Cross is the second in the Paul Christopher's John Holliday series. Some secrets are too great to bear... Army Ranger Lt. Col. John 'Doc' Holliday is teaching at West Point when he receives desperate news. His niece Peggy has been kidnapped while joining an ancient tomb excavation in Egypt. Holliday immediately sets out to locate and rescue her. But Peggy's captors belong to the Brotherhood of the Temple of Isis - murderous fanatics who worship a dead god. A trail of clues sends Holliday deep into Africa and into the heart of a conspiracy involving an ancient Egyptian legend and the darkest secrets of the Order of Templar Knights. Secrets that, once uncovered, are a death warrant . . . The Templar Cross by Paul Christopher is the second instalment in the historical thriller series following John Holliday on his quest to uncover the secrets of the ancient Templar Order. Subsequent titles include The Templar Conspiracy, Lost City of the Templars and Valley of the Templars. Paul Christopher is the pseudonym of a bestselling US novelist who lives in the Great Lakes region.

The Sword of the Templars

The Sword of the Templars

Author: Paul Christopher Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/03/2011

The Sword of the Templar is Paul Christopher's dazzling first instalment in the new templar series. The deadliest weapon is the truth After a life on the front lines, Army Ranger John Holliday is now teaching at West Point Military Academy. But when his uncle passes away, Holliday discovers a medieval sword among his things - sinisterly wrapped in Adolf Hitler's personal battle standard. Then someone viciously burns down his uncle's house and Holliday's secret fears about the mysterious sword ring alarmingly true. Holliday must delve into the past and piece together the puzzle that was his uncle's life - his involvement with the enigmatic warriors known as the Knight's Templar. But his search for answers soon becomes a race against a ruthless and cunning opponent, willing to die for their cause. Can Holliday live long enough to reveal the treacherous but critical truth? The Sword of the Templars by Paul Christopher is the first instalment in the historical thriller series following John Holliday on his quest to uncover the secrets of the ancient Templar Order. Subsequent titles include The Templar Cross and the Templar Conspiracy, Lost City of the Templars and Valley of the Templars. Paul Christopher is the pseudonym of a bestselling US novelist who lives in the Great Lakes region.

The Ethics of War and Peace An Introduction to Legal and Moral Issues

The Ethics of War and Peace An Introduction to Legal and Moral Issues

Author: Paul Christopher Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/09/2003

For Philosophy courses in applied ethics, just war theory, and international law. Classic introduction to the ethics of war and peace, exploring legal and moral issues of use of force. Used at U.S. military academies, this book focuses on two fundamental moral principles: 1) human beings should not intentionally harm other human beings and 2) human beings may sometimes resort to violence to keep themselves and/or others from harm.

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