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SWAT urban fantasy style! New York Times bestseller Joseph Nassise delivers the first book in a spellbinding new series that's sure to please fans of Mercy Thompson, Sandman Slim, and the Dresden Files.

Danger lurks in the shadows and no one knows that better than those who have pledged themselves to keep the world safe from dark and increasingly deadly forces, the Knights Templar.

Left for dead in the wake of an attack by a fallen angel, Cade Williams now commands the Echo Team, one of six elite combat units in the Templar hierarchy. But Cade is no ordinary soldier; his encounter with the supernatural left him with a thirst for vengeance for the death of his wife, Gabrielle. That, and supernatural abilities of his own-- earning him the nickname the Heretic among his faith-driven brethren.

When a group of necromancers raid a Templar stronghold and steal a powerful relic, Cade and the Echo Team spring into action to prevent the unimaginable consequences. But the mission goes awry when Cade discovers that the power behind the necromancers is none other than the Adversary, the angel of darkness that tried to kill him years before. Will Cade sacrifice the mission, and possibly the lives of his men, for a final chance at vengeance?

The Heretic is the first book in a genre-bending urban fantasy series that combines dark supernatural suspense with military adventure. If you like breakneck-paced thrillers, unforgettable characters, and intense battles with demons and other supernatural creatures, then you'll love this pulse-pounding series.

Buy the book today and join the war to protect humanity!

Praise for THE HERETIC - book one of the internationally bestselling dark fantasy series by the author of EYES TO SEE and BY THE BLOOD OF HEROES.

'First-rate, stylish work from Mr. Nassise, with a steady escalation of the story's speed that makes it almost literally breath-taking." -- Clive Barker

"A breakneck-paced thriller that delivers on the thrills and tosses in more than a few more chills." -- Kelley Armstrong

"THE HERETIC is a genre-bending thrill ride that heralds the debut of a urban fantasy series to watch...and enjoy." -- Cemetery Dance Magazine

File in your ebook library under supernatural thrillers, urban fantasy series, templar knights, dark fantasy, demons, magic, supernatural creatures, and action adventure books

Other Books in the Templar Chronicles series
A Scream of Angels 
A Tear in the Sky 
Infernal Games
Templar Chronicles Omnibus (Vol. 1-3)
A Hungry Dark (Templar Chronicles Missions novella)

Book Reviews

The Heretic: Templar Chronicles Book 1
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4.1 / 5
1 person found this helpful
The Heretic-volume 1
October 12th, 2015
Very well written. Really interesting read. Didn't want to put it away till I finished it. Can't wait until the next one.
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The Heretic: Templar Chronicles
October 2nd, 2015
Excellent Knights Templar story. Enjoyable eerie tale. Now I want rid read the rest of the series! Simply kept me reading.
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The Heratic Templar
September 17th, 2015
Intriguing, fast moving, full of twist and turns. Man meets the other world, a really good read for anyone with a with a need for the strange and bizarre
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1 of 3 people found this helpful
August 19th, 2015
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Non stop excitement from word one. Exclamation points are the only way to do it justice
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The heretic: templar
August 13th, 2015
This is a fast paced, high action novel about templars in present time. A great horror-action novel.
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1 review
Decent read
June 22nd, 2015
Good story line, interesting characters but they could stand a bit more fleshing out. Overall, a decent book but I'll know more after I read the next book.
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Strange but interesting
December 15th, 2014
Good storyline, if a bit strange in parts. Imaginative description and characters wth well thought out histories
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1 review
November 1st, 2014
Great read even for those who r not believers, keep an open mind and enjoy
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1 person found this helpful
B-movie Urban Fantasy
October 27th, 2014
Like a B-movie, a so-so story, with typical Dan Brown mystery minus the puzzle. The plot is predictable, the characters are nothing special. Read this if you want a fast and easy read. Do not read this if you want a heavy mind twister.
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The Heretic
February 16th, 2013
A journey into a world of evil and righteousness through the words of a master bard which moves at a pace of perfection. A perfect introduction to a new set of defenders of the faith.
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1 person found this helpful
It wasn't horrible, but it wasn't great either.
December 30th, 2012
None of the characters felt very well fleshed out, and the story itself was fairly linear, with the protagonist being lead Blythe nose thought the whole thing. The basic story wasn't bad, but there hold have been sub-plots and and more meat.
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