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The Inquest

(2005)
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In the time of Vespasian, just after Rome has crushed the Jewish Revolt, Julius Varro, a Roman Questor (an investigating magistrate) is commissioned to investigate the story that a Jew rose from the dead after being crucified in Jerusalem. Because the fast-growing Nazarene sect founded by the martyr's followers is becoming a threat to the stability of the region, there is much riding on debunking the story. Questor Varro has to deal with the evidence that goes back forty years, with most witnesses long dead and the living ones lying to protect themselves. But he is intent on producing a report that will demolish the claims of these religious fanatics. His investigation stirs intrigue, religious passion, and violence, to say nothing of an attraction to a beautiful Jewish slave girl. Questor Varro's report methodically destroys the myth fueling the newborn Christian movement. But then an extraordinary event occurs that changes everything...

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Hardback Editions

February 2005 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Inquest
Author(s): Stephen Dando-Collins
ISBN: 1-4165-0441-9 / 978-1-4165-0441-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: I Books
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Paperback Editions

March 2011 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Inquest
Author(s): Stephen Dando-Collins
ISBN: 1-59687-362-0 / 978-1-59687-362-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ibooks, Inc.
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September 2005 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Inquest
Author(s): Stephen Dando-Collins
ISBN: 1-59687-040-0 / 978-1-59687-040-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: ibooks
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Audio Editions

January 2015 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Inquest
Author(s): Stephen Dando-Collins
Publisher: Audible Studios
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January 2015 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Inquest
Author(s): Stephen Dando-Collins
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

April 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Inquest: A Novel of the Greatest Story Never Told
Author(s): Stephen Dando-Collins
Publisher: Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller
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