Alain Demurger is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Paris, and France's foremost specialist in the history of the Crusades and the Military Orders. His books on the subject have become required reading, including The Last Templar, published by Profile  and translated into a dozen languages.
Praise for The Last Templar: Scrupulously detailed. -- Jerty Brotton * The Times * This is probably the definitive account not only of de Molay, but also of the political and financial factors at play in the closing years of the Temple. -- Kevin McClure * Fortean Times * A scrupulously scholarly analysis. -- C. J. Tyerman * Times Literary Supplement * A well-researched and thorough book. -- Alex Heminsley * Observer * a fine scholarly narrative of the fall of the Templars. -- Jonathan Sumption * Literary Review *