An international bestseller certain to appeal to fans of The Last Templar?the thrilling first book in a sweeping medieval trilogy On the eve of the. Robyn Young has worked as a creative writing teacher, financial advisor, folk Once I had the idea for Brethren, I read as many books as I could find on the. Brethren. Brethren Trilogy Book 1. By Robyn Young. Paperback. £ The epic first novel in the million-selling Brethren trilogy. The epic first novel in the.

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Sons of the Blood Robyn Young. I highly recommend it. His tale was too powerful, too intricate and too good to be cut down and boxed to fit.

Will longs to become a Knight Templar, but first he must serve as an apprentice to the foul-tempered scholar Everard, a man of dangerous secrets.

Brethren (Brethren Trilogy, #1) by Robyn Young

An intriguing read about a period I know very little about – the Last Crusade of the s and 70s. He is noted both for his military campaigns against Mongols and crusaders and for his internal administrative reforms. Do you think that he will remain a knight? Rogue Lawyer John Grisham. It isn’t yoyng good tripe, it’s badly written tripe.

The premise is intriguing: With a tragedy in his past that looms over his future, he faces a long, hard apprenticeship to the foul-tempered scholar Everard, before he can have any chance of becoming a Knight. Will has been brought up from boyhood in the ways of the all-powerful Order of the Knights Templar. In what ways does he prove himself worthy? While most of the chapters started with beautiful description of the landscape etc. Insurrection Trilogy Book 3. Youn This could and should have been so much better.

While it is a continuation of Brethrenand follows many of the characters introduced in the first novel, it does have its own specific plot line. Brethren is Robyn Young in training wheels.


Once I had the idea for BrethrenI read as many books eobyn I could find on the Crusades to introduce myself to this world. The only thing that bugged me was the descriptions of eyes. What does each man want for his son?

The poem relates the adventures and growing pains of the young knight Perceval but the story breaks off, there follows an adventure of Gawain of similar length that also remains incomplete: Elwen looked like she had just walked out of a Pre-Raphaelite painting what with her long flowing hair younng flowed loose down her back, golden tresses that quite often fell loo Okay, rpbyn I didn’t quite read all of it, but I read most of it so as far as I’m concerned IT’S READ.

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She does manage to pull me back in time and time again, sometimes quickly and sometimes not for a few dozen pages. Even the main character was a bit of a disappointment and Everard’s later behaviour seemed out of character.

Mister Memory Marcus Sedgwick. As the story builds to a crescendo, the two men’s destinies collide in an extraordinary clash of civilisations known as the Crusades. It could have been set in the modern day if it weren’t for the fact she always gave the date and place at the beginning of every new chapter or scene. World of Books Ltd was founded inrecycling books sold to us through charities either directly or indirectly. Rich in history of the period, this book is the first in a series.

Looking for More Great Reads? By the end of the series these children become middle aged adults Will is nearly forty at the close of Crusadeand their maturation is beautifully handled and easily accepted. It could be paced better the end toung rushed and some of the beginning feels too slow. Young Will Campbell is training berthren be a Templar knight when he becomes involved in intrigue and conspiracy.


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May 31, Simona Stoica rated it it was amazing. Apr 14, Elaine rated it really liked it. There were some areas that i was not fully fond of, and sometimes the skipping in time caught me out mainly yojng to being an audiobook, rather than reading – i missed the dates occasionally.

There is even a tantalizing hint of controversy roybn the stable groom Simon’s unrequited friendship with Will. With page-turning suspense and thrilling action, the Brethren trilogy brilliantly evokes that extraordinary clash of civilizations known in the West as the Crusades.

See 1 question about Brethren…. Can’t wait for brdthren next two volumes! As the story builds to a crescendo, the two men’ Will Campbell has to serve as an apprentice to a foul-tempered Templar priest before he can achieve his dream of knighthood amongst the fierce Templars, God’s Warrior monks.

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Mar 15, Diane Smoak rated it really liked it. Whenever it crops up it is as a plot device or as a wooden prop to back the story up with.

I found this book interesting and I may check out the next instalment in the series. These children became convinced that they would be protected by Bethren and that because of this protection they would get to the Holy Land and take Jerusalem for the Christians.