FINALIST FOR THE EDGAR AWARD FOR BEST TRUE-CRIME BOOK OF THE YEAR
FINALIST FOR THE INVESTIGATIVE REPORTERS AND EDITORS BOOK AWARD
—MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE
“A tour de force of investigative journalism.”
"A wonderfully absorbing example of truth being stranger than fiction."
—TAMPA BAY TIMES
"Mesmerizing....[Sabar] has our attention, and slowly, remorselessly, he pays out the rest of his devilish yarn...Savor the denouement—and don't leave at intermission."
—WALL STREET JOURNAL
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"[A] madcap, unforgettable book...for enthusiasts of ancient Christianity...and readers of idea-driven capers, whether by Daniel Silva or Janet Malcolm. It’s a barely believable tale, crazier than a tweed-sniffer in the faculty lounge."
—NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW