If you enjoy stories from the time of the Crusades, Jester is a must read. The story follows an innkeeper on his adventure from his small town, to the Holy Land, and back to the horror that was once his wonderful life. When he returns to find that his wife has been taken and his inn burned to the ground Hugh de Luc is on a new Crusade. One to find his wife and make her abductors pay for what they had done. Little does he knw, HE is the one they really want. Filled with medieval humor, brutal battles, heartbreak, and new love this book is sure to keep you entanced. With the timelessnesand romance of an Arthurian legend and the dizzying action of a thriller, The Jester is an enchanting novel that you simply must read. Unlike most of James Patterson's novels this one takes you back in time and shows you what life was like in southern France in 1069. This is a story to rival Timeline. Enjoy the book!