the twelfth imam

The Twelfth Imam – Joel C. Rosenberg

After reading The Auschwitz Escape, I wanted to read Rosenberg‘s other works. I picked the first book in the David Shirazi series thinking it was a thriller, or a spy thriller, like Gabriel Allon series. Well, it didn’t turn out to be quite the same. 

There’s action and a solid introduction of the hero, David Shirazi. However, I find it more of a Christian fiction than a thriller. There’s definitely tension toward the end as the clock is ticking down, but there’s a lot of conversation about religion and such. I don’t mind it at all, just not what I expected.

Overall, I still find it interesting and entertaining. 

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