Money, Blood and Conscience

This year's most exciting debut novel

The book everyone's talking about!

In an ancient land where nothing is as it appears...

An impossible love.

​A friendship betrayed.

The fate of a nation hanging in the balance....

Advance Readers love Money, Blood and Conscience !


“… this well written novel is far too weighty to dismiss as just another exciting thriller… David Steinman raises deeply troubling questions with intelligence and compassion. Highly recommended! 

              - Indies Today

"A deftly crafted and inherently riveting read from cover to cover, Money, Blood & Conscience is an extraordinarily unique and unreservedly recommended read."

              - James A. Cox, Editor-in-Chief, The Midwest Book Review

"Steinman is our voice. Our freedom fighter."

                - Tekle Yeshaw, Author, The Amhara Genocide

"The most searing account of contemporary evil since Uncle Tom's Cabin."

              - Jack Healey, Director, Amnesty International USA (Ret.)

"Absolutely compelling."

               - Ludger Schadomsky, Deutsche Welle 

"A masterful literary thriller that turns conventional wisdom about African aid on its head."

               - Bill Bach, U.S. Foreign Service (Ret.)

"I sometimes give a course on the dictator novel. Next time I do so, this will be on the syllabus."

            - Ngugi wa Thiong'o, Distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature, University of California Irvine