I, Judas The 5th Gospel

I, Judas The 5th Gospel

by Bob Mayer

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BN ID: 2940014760881
Publisher: Cool Gus
Publication date: 06/07/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Bob Mayer is a New York Times bestselling author, a graduate of West Point, former Special Operations, and the feeder of two yellow Labs, most famously Cool Gus. He’s had over seventy books published, including the #1 bestselling series Area 51, Atlantis, and the Green Berets. Born in the Bronx and having traveled the world (usually not the tourist spots), he now lives peacefully with his wife and his Labs.
He has a free Reader's Guide listing all books with information about them here on Amazon. He also has free eBooks, short stories and audiobooks on his web site www.bobmayer.com He wrote under a number of pen names including Robert Doherty (Area 51) and Greg Donegan (Atlantis)

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I, Judas The 5th Gospel 3.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 45 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This strange assortment of reviews is interesting. A person who hasn't read the book gives it one star. Another calls the author a name while calling themselves a Catholic-- wonder what church they attend. No one seems to be talking about the book itself. For me it was a solid thriller. The issues it raises were intriguing and I don't feel like the author took sides but rather laid out possibilities that make you think. I felt like there could have been more depth in character, but since the story only covers three days I guess there's not that much time you can spend on backstory.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Intriguing thriller showing two approaches to the same event. The ending felt a bit rushed.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I've read a few of Mayer's books and this one was one of the most interesting and thought provoking. If I have any complaint its that there is a slight lack of characterization with some of the main characters. I would have liked to have spent more time with them. With that said, the plot and timeline was so well executed that I forgive the writer for this one weakness. This book really opens up a lot of interesting questions for anyone who has any kind of Christian background. Its not so much about questioning a belief in God, but more about a blind faith kind of belief and opening our hearts and minds to the possibility there is another answer, or another possibility to how things happened and how they will play out in our future. Obviously, the book is fiction and kudos to the author for a vivid imagination and making it all seem so real. Great read.
Ron207 More than 1 year ago
I really enjoyed this book. Reading any Bob Mayer book is like going to a good action movie. The story flows so well. Cool take on a touchy subject.
kimiaza More than 1 year ago
The idea behind the story is very interesting. I found it long winded and technical in spots and I admit I glazed over those areas. The discriptions of bombs, airplanes,etc. just aren't for me. If you enjoy thought provoking fiction you will most likely enjoy this book. However, if you couldn't read Dan Browns Divinci Code because you thought that it was against God...then skip this one. The idea behind the book is that the Bible is a book of stories passed by word of mouth and translated by several people at differing times with many exclusions to serve many societies.** If you feel that the Bible is a true translation of the exact word of God you will not like this book.** It also deals with the second coming of Christ. I personally enjoyed the theme of the book and wish it had centered more on Judas and the Bible stories.
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scholargrowingmuscle More than 1 year ago
This is a creative, inventive story. Enjoyed the action and many of the characters are well rounded. Seems like it did end rather abruptly though. I was left asking the what the effects on the world occur afterword.
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good read, nice mix of fact & fiction. worth the $.
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arbpen More than 1 year ago
This book had an interesting premise a good surprise ending, although I had a feeling about it earlier into the book. No matter, it was a fun read, with good descriptions that made the characters come to life. Spoiler: This book is NOT about the gospel according to Judas, although Judas does have an important role.
Empoweredviking More than 1 year ago
I am fairly new to this author. His wide variety of book subjects must make him popular. That said, this one was worthy for me. I usually don't like the paranormal slant, but he did a good job of pulling it off.
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