This reading group guide for The Moses Expedition includes an introduction, discussion questions, ideas for enhancing your book club, and a Q&A with author Juan Gómez-Jurado. The suggested questions are intended to help your reading group find new and interesting angles and topics for your discussion. We hope that these ideas will enrich your conversation and increase your enjoyment of the book. Introduction
Crafting an adventure that brings readers from wartime Vienna to terrorist cells in New York and a lost valley in Jordan, Juan Gómez-Jurado has created an unstoppable thrill ride about a quest for power and the secrets of an ancient world in The Moses Expedition
. The action begins when Father Anthony Fowler, a CIA operative and member of the Vatican’s secret service, uncovers the missing fragment of an ancient map within a stolen artifact—a candle covered in fine filigree gold—from the Nazi war criminal known as the Butcher of Spiegelgrund. From there, Fowler is soon involved in a treasure-hunting expedition to Jordan set up by a reclusive billionaire who has links to the highest levels of the Catholic Church. As the perils of the desert begin to consume the expedition team, a traitor from within patiently awaits his moment to strike.
Touching on current events and political figures, Juan Gómez-Jurado immerses readers in an incre