Assassins of Alamut
by James Boschert
Fireship Press, $20.95, 540pp
Release Date: May 3, 2010
This is a debut novel that touches on several genres.
Talon, the son of a Knight Templar, is kidnapped by Ismaili Muslims and raised within the assassin stronghold of Alamut during the Crusades. When they find treachery, they flee, but Talon, the hero is captured by local crusaders who do not accept him, and beat and tortured him till his uncle and several Knights identify him.Eeven then, he is provoked to a fight by the knight who mistreated him and he is prevented from rescuing his love or companion leaving it open for a series.
Is it historical? action adventure" mystery'. all of the above and a page turner. I can't wait for a next volume as well written as this. ENJOY. ~~ Pam Allan