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Set during the Great Depression, The Christians tells the seriocomic story of two psychopathic Bible salesmen who murder in the name of God. Hot on their trail is a former Texas Ranger and US Bureau of Investigation (pre-FBI) agent, John Stoddard Pyle, a man who knows no mercy and who does not know exactly who he is chasing as there is no apparent motive and virtually no ...more
Paperback, 202 pages
Published March 31st 2014 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform (first published March 30th 2014)
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Oct 28, 2016 Jim rated it really liked it  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
"MEN OF GOD, MEN OF DEATH"
The Christians tells a tangle vine of a tale complete with prickly thorns and pretty flowers and with roots deep in Biblical muck and mire. Shep Christian and Wally Paul are two lost souls who are trying to find redemption in Great Depression-era America by selling Bibles door-to-door, but their way of doling out God's saving grace is a perverted as is Satan's brand of salvation, leaving a string of dead bodies across the American Midwest. The fact that they are sociopa
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JIM YOAKUM has been a professional writer for over thirty years. He is the author of non-fiction books, novels and the screenwriter of three produced films. He has contributed articles to numerous magazines, websites and periodicals including Rolling Stone, The Onion and Goldmine. He was former writing partners with the late Graham Chapman of Monty Python and is U.S. Curator of the Graham Chapman ...more
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