New book on The Templars with author Dan Jones this week at Third Place Books

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Dan Jones, author of the best-selling history The Plantagenets, is back with his new book on the history of the mysterious Knights Templar.

The Guardian says "In this thrillingly lucid account, Dan Jones demystifies the Templars in a story spanning hundreds of years and countless rulers, knights and archbishops, a seemingly disproportionate number of whom ended up beheaded."

Third Place Books, upper level Town Center, intersection of Bothell and Ballinger Way. Purchase a book there and have it autographed by the author.

Ann Leckie (in conversation with Spencer Ellsworth) 
Provenance (Orbit)
Tuesday, September 26 at 7 pm

Following her Imperial Radch trilogy, Ann Leckie —winner of the Hugo, Nebula, Arthur C. Clarke and Locus Awards — returns with an enthralling new novel of power, theft, privilege and birthright. Joining her in conversation will be Spencer Ellsworth, debut author of the new Starfire space opera trilogy.

Will Hubbell – story time
Pumpkin Jack (Albert Whitman & Company)
Saturday, September 27 at 10 am

A beloved children’s book author returns to Third Place Books! Now in paperback, Pumpkin Jack tells the story of how a jack-o’-lantern, discarded after Halloween, decomposes in the backyard and eventually new pumpkins grow from its seeds.

Dan Jones
The Templars: The Rise and Spectacular Fall of God's Holy Warriors (Viking)
Thursday, September 28 at 7 pm

In this groundbreaking narrative history, the bestselling author of The Plantagenets tells the true story of the Templars, drawing on extensive original sources to build a gripping account of these Christian holy warriors whose heroism and depravity have so often been shrouded in myth.


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