YA Books – A Templar’s Destiny (The Book of Tormod) | Young Adult Mag


About the Book:

Published by Scholastic Inc.

ISBN 0545056772 (ISBN13: 9780545056779)


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“The final book in Kat Black’s historical fantasy trilogy! Tormod MacLeod’s brother, Torquil, has been captured and locked in a dungeon hidden in the depths of the French royal castle. Tormod and Aine journey to France, hoping to save him, but the search is proving more difficult than they ever imagined–and getting out alive seems impossible. Meanwhile, they must stop the wicked plot that King Philippe le Bel has put in motion to destroy the Knights Templar from within. Their journey takes them all the way to the French court, where they meet the enchanting Princess Isabella. She has her eye on Tormod, and Aine notices. Their chances of accomplishing all they’ve set out to do while keeping the power of the Holy Vessel from being exposed to the world are slim, and in the end, Tormod has a devastating decision to make.”


About the Author:

Kat Black is an avid reader and writer of young adult literature. Drawn most to ancient times and places of shadow and mystery, she strives to pluck her readers out of the here and now and engross them in the possibility of what once was.

Kat has worked for nineteen years in the Children’s book industry—more than half of that time as a designer for legendary publishing icon Walter Lorraine. With Caldecott and Newbery Medal winning artist and authors like David Macaulay, Allen Say, Lois Lowry, and Chris Van Allsburg as clients, Kat learned firsthand what it takes to make it in the amazing world of children’s publishing.

Kat lives with her family in Lynn, Massachusetts.