Haunted by his near-death experience in a violent car crash, Max Star is being hunted by people he doesn't know. Believing religions cause war even though God is good, Max drops out of graduate school and struggles to bring his new Compassionate Judaism movement to as many people as possible. But Max's faith in love, not ideology, threatens some of the religious Orthodox in New York and Israel.
On a hot day in July, Max, charismatic and telegenic, wakes up in his hotel room with a naked, dead woman in his bed. That night he is scheduled to hold his biggest rally in the huge hall of that same New York City hotel. But a few hours later while being interviewed on a national morning television show, Max is overwhelmed by his internal struggles which consume him with guilt and fear. Live on camera, believing he may have killed that unknown woman in his bed, Max faints which causes an immediate, viral sensation leaping Max into a feverish media explosion and his event is sold out.
BLOOD NEVER DRIES races toward the climactic evening rally as Max attempts to understand the parts of his life which brought him to this confrontation. But with his enemies coming closer, he and his wife and his family become more and more unnerved. Max is desperate to understand the consequences of his dreams but most of all, he must discover who wants him stopped.
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Published February 4, 2012
Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction.