997AD When Garrick Haligfaex, son of a Saxon nobleman, leads a tiny band of pilgrims on a dangerous journey across Spain to Santiago de Compostela, he is caught up in the political intrigues of the medieval Catholic church and a Moorish invasion.
To save himself he must first save a city, a priceless relic and the woman he loves.
2009AD Seeking redemption on the same journey a thousand years later, Alex Tanner, a traumatized ex SAS soldier, discovers a secret that will change the world.
Two stories, a millennium apart, linked by a lost document that will shake the very foundations of the modern world..
The Santiago Gospel is really two stories that revolve around a Fifth Gospel, lost for a thousand years.
Garrick’s story is an historical adventure and classical heroes journey, even if He was forced into undertaking jut. He is not particularly religious, but court intrigues in Saxon England force him to undertake a pilgrimage to the tomb of Saint James the Apostle in Santiago de Compostella, in what is now Galicia in Northern Spain.
Europe in the 10th Century, is a dangerous place for those undertaking the great pilgrimage across the North of Spain. Wolves, winter storms, bandits, slavers and war are a constant danger. Garrick and his friends face them all.
Alex’s journey is no less dangerous, as he fights both his inner demons and a deadly cult determined to use the newly found gospel to bring about a very 21st C evil.