Twelve of today’s top mystery authors bring you all-new stories that present the complexities of modern Jewish life against a riveting backdrop of crime and deception--and a little bit of humor as well. Lapsed faith, interfaith relations, golems, and more add to the intrigue in these tantalizing mysteries.
Will a husband get the answer he is looking for in subjecting his wife to an adultery-testing ritual from the Torah? How do composer Franz Schubert and a youth from the local synagogue get involved in an old murder mystery?
What is an anti-Semite on death row doing studying Torah?
When a talmudic scholar disappears, is his wife’s fate tied to a line in an ancient text?
In the tradition of the award-winning Mystery Midrash: An Anthology of Jewish Mystery & Detective Fiction, this collection of compelling and clever stories will delight mystery lovers of any faith.