Review: ‘The Antiquities Dealer: a David Greenberg Mystery, Book 1’ by Ed Protzel

Genre: History and Mystery Description: the Amazon blurb says: “When Miriam Solomon, the love of David Greenberg’s life, phones him at his antiquities gallery in St. Louis, the black hole at the center of his heart shudders. Twenty years earlier, Miriam had inexplicably run off to Israel with his best friend, Solly, a brilliant butContinue reading “Review: ‘The Antiquities Dealer: a David Greenberg Mystery, Book 1’ by Ed Protzel”

“30 Pieces of Silver” by Carolyn McCray

This is a really interesting novel. It is definitely in Dan Brown’s wheelhouse. If you like esoteric mysteries you will enjoy this. Its controversial aspect is presumably that it revisits and recasts the Crucifixion story, to good effect, and gives Judas a different motivation. I have re-examined Judas’s supposed betrayal myself in fiction, so amContinue reading ““30 Pieces of Silver” by Carolyn McCray”