Welcome to the Alter Blur Podcast, where readers and authors come together to explore intriguing stories and connect with one another. Today, we have the pleasure of diving into the fascinating world of “Judas Legacy” with author W.M. Leesman. This unique book delves into the enigmatic history of the coins associated with Judas Iscariot’s betrayal of Jesus Christ. Join us as we uncover the captivating story and learn more about the author behind this intriguing tale.
As the interview commences, E.A. Maynard expresses excitement about the distinctive nature of “Judas Legacy” compared to other books on their radar. Eager to understand the essence of the story, Maynard prompts Leesman to share details about himself, his book, and its underlying themes.
Leesman begins by introducing himself, sharing his background growing up in Calgary, Alberta, and his time spent in Eugene, Oregon. Having a passion for adventure stories and a love for history, Leesman’s journey eventually led him to write his own book. The inspiration for “Judas Legacy” emerged during his involvement in the numismatic industry, where he pondered the historical significance and ownership of ancient coins.
Leesman discusses his fascination with the 30 pieces of silver paid to Judas Iscariot, a pivotal event in biblical history. Although these coins are renowned due to their connection to Judas and Jesus Christ, Leesman adds a mystical element to their tale. He speculates that these coins may carry a curse, granting the power to manipulate and influence history. This captivating notion sets the stage for an enthralling adventure.
Maynard steers the conversation toward the book’s beginning, inquiring about where the story takes off. Leesman reveals that the first chapter unfolds within the walls of the Vatican. Here, a priest entrusted with safeguarding one of the cursed coins secretly plans to deliver it to an individual with nefarious intentions. This introductory chapter serves as a prologue, laying the groundwork for the main characters and their subsequent involvement in the narrative.
The conversation shifts to the main character of “Judas Legacy.” Leesman introduces a husband and wife duo, with the husband being a numismatist—a rare coin dealer—living a quiet life. The couple faces personal tragedies that strain their familial bonds. Simultaneously, a museum curator intercepts one of the coins and, per the advice of her advisors, sends it to the husband, who is unaware of its impending arrival. These intertwining circumstances set the stage for a thrilling journey into the unknown.
“Judas Legacy” by W.M. Leesman unveils an intriguing blend of historical fiction, mystery, and mystical elements. Through the lens of the enigmatic coins associated with Judas Iscariot, the author weaves a captivating tale that explores the potential power and curse behind these relics. As the main characters navigate personal hardships and the mysterious arrival of the coin, readers are invited on an enthralling adventure that spans time and challenges the boundaries of history.
If you’re a fan of historical mysteries and thought-provoking narratives, “Judas Legacy” promises to be a thrilling addition to your reading list. Dive into the pages of this unique story and embark on a journey where the past and present intertwine, and the power of ancient artifacts can shape the course of history.
To find my book, “Judas Legacy,” readers can visit major online retailers such as Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or independent bookstores’ websites. They can search for the title or my name, W.M. Leesman, to locate the book. It is available in both print and e-book formats.
If readers have any questions or would like to reach out to W.M. Leesman, they can visit his website at leesman.ca. On Leesman website, there are contact details and information about the book and upcoming releases. Additionally, readers can connect with me on social media platforms such as Twitter or Facebook, where they can send messages or leave comments.