David Maine is fast carving himself out a niche as an edgy
re-teller of biblical stories. First came his interpretation of Noah's Ark
(titled The Preservationist in the USA and The Flood in the UK:
2004), in which a brooding Yahweh takes a Sicilian approach to his creation
sending all but but his favored family to sleep with the fishes. Then came
Fallen (2005) in which the Bible's first family recount their tales of
woe in reverse chronological order, shifting viewpoints from Cain to Abel to
Adam, and lastly to Eve.
Now he returns with The Book of Samson - a rip-roaring and audacious interpretation of the life of Samson, the Herculean hero of the Israelites famed for his big hair, huge strength, weakness for the ladies and ability to kill 3000 in a day with the jawbone of a donkey. It's a fantastically entertaining read as is, but there's also a strong theme ...
The Kopp Sisters Return!
One of the nation's first female deputy sheriffs returns in another gripping adventure based on fact.
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