Books by C. T. Murr
The Syrian and The Priceless Ransom
Beirut: 1983. The Archbishop of Tyre, Joseph Khouri, has just been kidnapped; his driver, shot and left for dead. Most lines of communications in war-torn Lebanon are down. Still, news of the murder and abduction reaches the Vatican in less than two hours. The ransom demanded is sizeable; the time limit, three days.
An Optical Conclusion
Tijuana, Baja California: 2008
Two young strangers, Brett Carpenter and Guadalajara lawyer Evangelina “Eva” Marquez connect through a revolutionary social media platform. Each has been deeply affected by disturbing events regarding the Sinaloa/Guadalajara Cartel – narco-thugs who, up to this point, control the Mexican government.
The Godmother: Madre Pascalina
What could two people from different generations, of different nationalities, backgrounds, and mentalities possibly have in common? The answer lies in their love and admiration for a man they both called "the Great."
The Godmother shows how human relationships can spring from common interests, but also how —through shared
Three (Somewhat Long) Short Stories
For 30 pieces of silver, a sociopath medic enlists in a death-defying game of espionage with the most dangerous Drug Lord in Latin America; a "pious teacher" plays all sides against each other and (so she believes) emerges victorious; an aged Tarascan Indian, now "reformed," reverts to her old games but with a newer and very much younger set of first-time players.
The Society of Judas
Not by mere chance did Dante reserve the lowest circle of hell for traitors.
“Your enemies can not betray you, Charlie; only a friend can betray. But when friends conspire to betray . . . I mean, who could hope to emerge victorious against an entire ‘Society of Judas’?!”
Y Era de Noche
“Una evocación de El Poder y la Gloria con personajes excéntricos, con giros fenomenales en la trama como los de La Confederación de Chiflados…La historia de un sacerdote americano, con educación romana que dejó su vida en México… Trata sobre los cuestionamientos psicológicos de los efectos de la traición—no del traidor sino de quien es traicionado.”
Ed Era Notte
Ed Era Notte (titolo originale The Society of Judas), romanzo di Charles Theodore Murr, affronta il problema dell’effetto psicologico del tradimento, non sul traditore, ma sul tradito. Che cosa prova un uomo, fondamentalmente buono, quando viene tradito da qualcuno nel quale ripone completa fiducia?
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