Ordo Lupus and the Temple Gate

Overview

Why is a notorious religious cult of assassins keeping him alive?

His teenage daughter is viciously murdered in Lyon by a long-forgotten and blood-thirsty biblical monster; her body is left mysteriously shrivelled and crushed. A former WWII MI6 agent, our hero is suspected of her murder by the police and his divorcing wife.

With strange powers of foresight he goes on the run to clear his name. He has only one ...

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Overview

Why is a notorious religious cult of assassins keeping him alive?

His teenage daughter is viciously murdered in Lyon by a long-forgotten and blood-thirsty biblical monster; her body is left mysteriously shrivelled and crushed. A former WWII MI6 agent, our hero is suspected of her murder by the police and his divorcing wife.

With strange powers of foresight he goes on the run to clear his name. He has only one friend - a historian and member of the modern Knights Hospitaller but with his help he embarks on a white-knuckle ride to salvation.

In Paris a witch servant of the mysterious Catholic assassin sect Concilium Putus Visum seduces him during his quest for the secret weapon of the Cathars. If he can solve a puzzling set of clues to find the weapon, he might kill the monster and save his marriage.

But why do the assassins and the vampire snakes seem to be protecting him? Why is his grandfather's body no longer where it should be; in his grave? What supernatural secret about the family was the old man trying to reveal to him before he died?

Lovers of Dan Brown's evocative mix of mystery and history will love this Occult Thriller - a dark, powerful, nerve-shredding tale.

You can read Chapter One of this book FREE when you purchase any of the 3 eBook Short Stories collections - Inchoate: (Short Stories Volume I), Eighteen, Blue: (Short Stories Volume II) or Vampire: Beneficence: (Short Stories Volume III) on Amazon.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781453655634
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/13/2010
  • Pages: 282
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.59 (d)

Meet the Author

Lazlo Ferran's extraordinary life has included studying aeronautical engineering; being a dispatch rider, graphic designer, full-time busker, a guitarist and singer (recording two albums); travelling widely, marrying in Kyrgyzstan and a long and successful career within the science industry. He has now left employment in the public sector to concentrate on writing. He has lived and worked in London since 1985 and grew up in the home counties of England.

Brought up as a Buddhist, in recent years he has moved towards an informal Christian belief and has had close contact with Islam and Hinduism. He has a deep and lasting interest in theology and philosophy. His ideas and observations form the core of his novels. Here, evil, good, luck and faith battle for control of the souls who inhabit his worlds.

He has traveled widely, spending some time in Central Asia having various adventures, one of which was getting married in the traditional Kyrgyz way. He keeps very busy writing in his spare time and pursuing his other interests of history, genealogy and history of the movies.

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