1291. The Crusader dream of conquest is over. In the royal city of Acre they prepare for their last bloody stand.
James Jackson has written six pervious thriller including the acclaimed Blood Rock, Pilgrim and Realm (all available from John Murray). His non-fiction works include The Counter-Terrorist Handbook. A former political risk consultant and a postgraduate in military studies, he was called to the Bar and is a member of the Inner Temple.
Praise for Realm:'This is history - and terrific history - on every page' - Frederick Forsyth, author of The Day of the Jackal'A real page-turner. Drama and suspense are there in plenty . . . Once started, I could not put it down and highly recommend it' - Historical Novels Review'James Jackson writes with passion and authority in this fast paced, lively historical epic. His vivid writing skills brings both life and death acutely to the reader's senses, and will strongly appeal to fans of Simon Scarrow or anyone fascinated with the Crusades' - welovethisbook.com'James Jackson has established himself as a fine storyteller . . . Perdition keeps the standard flying high' - Press Association'Brimming with action, conspiracy and burning ambitions, Perdition brings history to life in all its bloody technicolour' - Lancashire Evening Post'Once started, I found this book difficult to put down. The plot is fast paced and gripping, while the characters are well formed and credible. The siege and the events leading up to it form an exciting framework for this well-researched and atmospheric novel. The culture and politics of the region are effectively evoked, bringing this whole blood period to life. This is historical writing at its best. A real pleasure to read. More please!' - Historical Novels Review'The history is . . . reliable and convincing' - Times Literary Supplement