For all fans of the Indiana Jones movies and the Dan Brown conspiracy thrillers comes C. M. Palov's brand new page-turning adventure. The Templar's Secret which will take you on a breathless ride all over the globe and to a dark secret at the very heart of Christianity. A long lost gospel - the Evangelium Gaspar - holds the truth about Jesus of Nazareth and whoever possesses it will wield unlimited power ...The death of the pope triggers a plot to seize the papacy. A shadowy conspirator and members of Santa Muerte, a satanic brotherhood, seek a lost gospel which holds a devastating truth about the Christain faith, which they will use it to blackmail the Vatican. But first they have to secure it ...Caedmon Aisquith, Templar expert and former MI5 operative, receives an ominous ransom demand: find the Evangelium Gaspar or your kidnapped daughter will be killed. Racing against time, he must solve a series of clues involving esoteric symbols and artfully encoded riddles. All the while staying one step ahead of the bloodthirsty Santa Muerte. From India to Spain, and finally to a Merovingian church in the heart of Paris, Caedmon hunts the most explosive secret of all - a two-thousand-year-old cover-up that will forever change the course of history. With her previous novels, Stones of Fire , The Templar's Code and The Templar's Quest , Chloe Palov has fast established a huge readership of fans of the classic conspiracy thriller - The Templar's Secret is her most ambitious thriller yet. 'Heart-stopping suspense, ancient mysteries and rollercoaster action ...a book that will have you cheering as you read' James Rollins 'The story crackles with tension and imagination from the first to the last page ...intrigue, treachery, history and a wealth of secrets. Super' Steve Berry C. M. Palov graduated from George Mason University with a degree in art history. The author's resume includes working as a museum guide, teaching English in Seoul, Korea and managing a bookshop. Twin interests in art and arcana inspired the author to write esoteric thrillers. C. M. Palov lives in West Virginia.