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on 8 September 2014
if you are reading this book looking for an ending or conclusion to the saga then you will be disappointed but it is a novel take on the Grail quest / Cathars story-lines that have been around in recent years and it gives a real feel for a pointless little war. It well written and focuses mainly on Ocryhoe the street urchin from Rome in book three and develops her in to a great character.

Actually this is probably the best book in the saga.
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on 22 June 2015
Not much to say. An OK book if read as a standalone. A very disappointing read as the end of a series. So many loose ends. The ending seemed to be rushed. Was there a looming deadline? I felt a little disappointed as characters introduced previously had nowhere to go and very little to say. So what was the point? Side quests maybe? Well, I won't be rushing out to buy any more after this. Great shame.
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on 10 April 2018
good read
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on 8 February 2015
I enjoy the book. It takes in some of the informations of the siege of Monsegur and explains how it was broken. The other side of the story with the cup I think is a little weak. A good read for a holiday.
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on 2 April 2014
Forces of light and darkness converge in Cathar country in search of the Grail. Our usual heroes - Raphael, Percival and Occyhroe almost come a cropper when the pope, Sinibaldo Fieschi himself, descends on Montsegur
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on 27 October 2014
reading the complete Mongoliad series is a thing you must do.
Several stories all interlinked but not one for those who like "happy" endings, the twists kinks and happenings keep you riveted.
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on 8 July 2016
Alright read for the final book in the series. A bit dragged at the end.
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on 26 April 2014
All five books in the series have been, in my view, good value for money with a story that is well told and holds together over the whole series of books that make up the series.
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on 9 April 2014
Best book of a consistently good series of novels,the one author managing a thrilling page turner that I read in four hours. Haven't noticed this author before in the list of credits, but she writes well,plots clearly and has developed the characters brilliantly.
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on 4 March 2016
A great follow on to the Mongoliad cycle, excellent writing as always
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