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  • Bibliography:
    18 Books (2 Series)
  • First Book:
    June 2005
  • Latest Book:
    September 2021
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About the Author

Paul Christopher is a pseudonym used by (Christopher Hyde)
Christopher Hyde was born in Canada in 1949. He has worked as a researcher, editor, TV interviewer specialising in stories of technology, intelligence and the environment. He also uses the pseudonym A J Holt.

Full Series List in Order

Finn Ryan

1 - Michelangelo's Notebook (Jun-2005)
2 - The Lucifer Gospel (Aug-2006)
3 - Rembrandt's Ghost (Jul-2007)
4 - The Aztec Heresy (Jul-2008)


1 - The Sword of the Templars (Jul-2009)
2 - The Templar Cross (Jan-2010)
3 - The Templar Throne (Jun-2010)
4 - The Templar Conspiracy (Jan-2011)
5 - The Templar Legion (Jun-2011)
6 - Red Templar (Jan-2012)
7 - Valley of the Templars (Jun-2012)
8 - Lost City of the Templars (Jan-2013)
9 - Secret of the Templars (Jan-2015)

Book List in Order: 18 titles

  • Life may imitate art...but death follows it. While studying art history at New York University, brilliant and beautiful Finn Ryan makes a startling discovery: a Michelangelo drawing of a dissected corpse-supposedly from the artist's near-mythical n...

  • In the desert of North Africa, Finn Ryan stumbles upon a seventy-year-old plane wreck--and a shocking revelation that threatens to unravel an entire faith.... Young archaeologist Finn Ryan and charismatic pilot and photographer Virgil Hilts are sc...

  • A lost masterpiece draws Finn Ryan into the hunt for a prize beyond belief, but she isn't the only one on the hunt... Young archaeologist Finn Ryan is laboring for a London auction house when she gets some unlikely luck. Along with the handsome yo...

  • Archaeologist Finn Ryan stumbles upon a mystery dating back to the Spanish Inquisition -- and a secret with catastrophic implications for the present. In search of a Spanish galleon in the Caribbean, Finn Ryan and her partner, Lord Billy Pilgrim, fi...

  • USA Today bestselling author Paul Christopher draws readers into a mystery that spans the past -- and a conspiracy that lives on in the heart of an ancient order. After a lifetime on the front lines, Army Ranger John Holliday has resigned himself to...

  • From Paul Christopher, the USA Today bestselling author of The Sword of the Templars, comes a mystery of a centuries-old warrior society -- and the shocking truth behind its rise to power.... Retired Army Ranger John Holliday has reluctantly settled...

  • A man in search of the truth-against an ancient brotherhood that uses secrecy as the ultimate weapon. In the 14th century, Templar knight Jean de St. Clair was tasked with piloting the order's treasure-laden fleets off the coast of France. To this...

  • In Rome, the assassination of the Pope on Christmas Day sets off a massive investigation that stretches across the globe. But behind the veil of Rex Deus-the Templar cabal that silently wields power in the twenty-first century-the plot has only just ...

  • Retired Army Ranger Lt. Col. John Holliday is swept into an adventure as deadly as it is secretive when an archaeologist friend makes a bizarre find in Ethiopia. But when he follows a trail of clues through the chaotic and lawless horn of Africa, he ...

  • After nearly losing his life in Africa, retired Army Ranger and historian John Holliday is ready for some R&R back in the U.S. But when a disheveled Russian called Genrikhovich intercepts him in the airport, Holliday's homecoming will have to wait. ...

  • From New York Times bestselling author Paul Christopher comes an international thriller delving into a Templar threat right at America's doorstep. Retired Army Ranger John Holliday and his friend Eddie travel to Cuba in search of Eddie's brother, ...

  • A Templar legend is revealed as one man’s obsession takes him on a globe-spanning quest into the jungles of the Amazon in the new novel from New York Times bestselling author Paul Christopher… Retired Army Ranger John Holliday has thwarted th...

  • The adventures of retired Army Ranger John “Doc” Holliday and his quest to uncover the secrets of the Templars continue to thrill in the new novel from New York Times bestselling author Paul Christopher.... After his niece and her fiancé are...

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Paul Christopher has published 18 books.

Paul Christopher does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, The Second Assassin, was published in September 2021.

The first book by Paul Christopher, Michelangelo's Notebook, was published in June 2005.

Yes. Paul Christopher has 2 series.