After nearly losing his life in Africa, retired Army Ranger and historian John Holliday is ready for some R&R back in the U.S. But when a disheveled Russian called Genrikhovich intercepts him in the airport, Holliday's homecoming will have to wait.
Genrikhovich claims to know of a long-lost sword called Aos-the companion to Holliday's own Templar sword. Holliday quickly finds himself on a flight to Turkey, where he begins following a trail that will lead him to the dark heart of Russia-where the ancient Templar Order has secretly wielded power for centuries...
go along for the ride
Typical styling of this author. His editor might consider another job, however. There are several obvious conflicts in the story; however, not as bad as his previous work. That one was worse.
If you enjoy Indiana Jones-styled thrillers, Christopher is your author. He obviously does his historical research but his proving that he has done so borders on the tedious at times.