Paul Mohrbacher's writing career began as a play-wright. His first play, The Chancellor's Tale, (The Dramatic Publishing Company) won first prize in the 1991 Julie Harris Playwright Award Competition and has received numerous productions and readings. The Magic Fault is his first venture into genre fiction. He lives with his wife Ruth Murphy, in St. Paul, Minnesota, surrounded by grandchildren.
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The Magic Fault
The Shroud of Turin—claimed to be the burial cloth of Christ—is stolen from a chapel in the Cathedral of Turin in the fall of 2004. The Shroud is probably the most famous relic in the Roman Catholic Church, even if perhaps a fake. Are the thieves fanatical enemies of the church or extremist followers? The Shroud becomes a pawn in the millennia-old clash of civilizations: on whose side is God?