Synopses & Reviews
Anything could happen on that hostile road that wound its way through rugged desert terrain and where, on narrow trails with dangerous cliffs and sheer drops into oblivion, robbers hid in caves waiting to attack unsuspecting travelers, no matter who they were. So when the day came that King Herod would be leaving his winter palace in New Jericho and going back up to Jerusalem, it just seemed to Keefay that following behind Herod and his armed detachment from the 10th Roman Legion was the safest way to get up to the city to do business and sign new contracts. But coming back home from Jerusalem was a different story. He'd be going down the Road of Blood. Alone. His family and his wife Abigail begged him not to go. Anything could happen. But he wouldn't listen. In business, no risk, no reward. But the worst did happen. Chased, beaten, robbed, left for dead, and abandoned, suddenly from around the bend rode a stranger.
Alexander re-imagines the story of the Good Samaritan in this work.