Finding Samson

Iron Age Superhero

By Bryan Winters

Finding Samson

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  • ISBN: 9781532679193
  • Pages: 248
  • Publication Date: 7/2/2019
  • Retail Price: $24.00
Web Price: $19.20
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Finding Samson

Iron Age Superhero

By Bryan Winters

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PAPERBACK

  • ISBN: 9781532679193
  • Pages: 248
  • Publication Date: 7/2/2019
  • Retail Price: $24.00
Web Price: $19.20
BUY FROM AMAZON.COM

About-

Three thousand years ago, Samson lived alongside an intelligent, technologically advanced, small nation, known as Philistia. Their leaders came up against a superhero with Asperger’s Syndrome. It took tactics to place the strong man and considerable plotting to remove him, and the strategies didn’t end there. What starts as a how-done-it, for those who think they know what happens, soon becomes a who-done-it. Based closely on historical sources, the key character is not Samson; it is the clever, charismatic, Mayor of Gaza. As the tale flares up from youthful gaming to political ploys, comic, tragic, battle, and romantic scenes unfold, leaving you guessing throughout and smiling at the end.

Endorsements & Reviews-

“Samson and Delilah: an old story reinvigorated by a contemporary retelling!

Bryan Winters has created a real page turner with his rich characterizations of the major players we have all heard of, while he complements these with an infilling of hitherto unknown characters who surprise and excite us, bringing new dimensions to the reading experience.”

—John Long, Managing Director at RCG



“As a careful archeologist might pry loose an enlightening hidden treasure, so has Bryan Winters’ research brought this story out of its repose. Deep in the pages of what some might term a mysterious document, this is a finely crafted tale, made possible for the eye and mind of today’s readers. It caused me to ponder how difficult we make it for the creator, and how beyond our reasoning is the logic of his ways.”

—Graham William Yearsley, founder, former CEO at Waterware Services Ltd, NZ



“A remarkable work of historical fiction, based on Israel and Philistia of 3,200 years ago. In a refreshing, modern style, with a subtle touch of humor, Bryan Winters brings to life this ancient story of Samson, his extraordinary strength, and his youthful, human failings. His power of descriptive detail adeptly transports us into the period, and we become completely absorbed as we witness Delilah’s seduction and betrayal, and Samson’s destruction of the pagan temple. This action thriller has everything—drama, political and commercial intrigue, spying, sound psychological insights, romance. . . . A great story, expertly told.”

—George Bryant, author and publisher



“Bryan Winters quickly draws you into this intriguing historic novel; a reimagining of the classic tale of flawed Nazarite hero Samson, and his risky and risqué life and legendary death. The writer populates place, time, and culture with solid research and his characters come alive through crisp storytelling. It had me from page one.”

—Keith Newman, author of Bible & Treaty and Beyond Betrayal

Contributors-

Bryan Winters

Bio(s)-

Bryan Winters is a New Zealander who has lived and worked around the world as a teacher and IT advisor. He is the author of The Bishop, the Mullah, and the Smartphone (2015).

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