Gardner is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, and an
Associate of the Institute of Nanotechnology. Distinguished as the
Chevalier de St. Germain, he is a constitutional historian, a Knight
Templar, and is Presidential Attaché to the European Council of
Princes. Based in England, he is author of The Times and Sunday
Times bestseller, Bloodline of the Holy Grail. This
was serialized nationally in the Daily Mail and gained Laurence
a UK Author of the Year award in 1997.
In the artistic domain, Laurence has been Conservation
Consultant to Britain's Fine Art Trade Guild, and is currently
involved in Los Angeles movie production. In the world of music and
the performing arts, he has written and produced for the musical
stage, and his libretto compositions have been performed at London's
Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Laurence's writing career has
included collaborative projects with national institutions such as
the British Tourist Association, the National Parks Authority, The
Queen's Bays Regimental Museum, the Government of Ontario and the
Russian Ministry of Culture.
Lost Secrets of
the Sacred Ark, published by Element/HarperCollins in
February 2003 (ISBN 0-00-714295-1).
Bloodline of the Holy Grail: The Hidden
Lineage of Jesus Revealed, published by Element Books in 1996
(ISBN 1-85230-870-2 h/c), and is now available in paperback,
distributed by Penguin Books (ISBN 1-86204-152-0).