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.