By James Boschert
Talon de Gilles, son of a Christian knight of Jerusalem in the course of the time of the Crusades, is just thirteen while ferocious Saracens assault his family's caravan and take him captive. rather than promoting him into slavery, slaying him for his or her leisure or ransoming him, his captors impose a dire destiny upon the boy, forcing Talon to develop into one among them, an murderer of the Ismaili, the main feared and hated sect in all of Persia, and beyond.
The grasp of the Ismaili has plans for this young ferengi, who should be capable of cross neglected between Europeans to arrive ambitions that no longer even the main skillful Saracen may strategy unchallenged - if he survives his education and initiation. But while Talon, his pal Reza, and Rav'an, the Master's personal sister, observe treachery within the stronghold of Alamut, they must flee, utilizing all their abilities to circumvent the ruthless assassins who're despatched to seek them down, from the frozen wastes of snow-laden mountain passes to the flowering gardens of Isfahan and beyond.
"This is a unprecedented first novel that not just is easily written and crafted by way of a convinced writer yet can also be solidly in keeping with learn and the existence stories of the author...Engaging and fantastically finished" Historical Novel Society Review.
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