Mozart’s Last Aria: the Book Trailer
For the promo to my Mozart novel I enlisted a friend who’s a concert pianist to play the role of Mozart’s sister. My son was three when he portrayed Little Mozart here.
The Fourth Assassin: the fourth Omar Yussef Mystery
Omar Yussef, the hero of my Palestinian crime novels, goes to New York and confronts a conspiracy to murder the Palestinian President at the UN.
The Samaritan’s Secret: the third Omar Yussef Mystery
The Samaritan’s Secret takes place in Nablus, a fascinating town in the West Bank that’s often overlooked–among the ancient Samaritan community there.
A Grave in Gaza, the second Omar Yussef Mystery
Omar Yussef heads to Gaza, where he faces down weapons smugglers and the corrupt Palestinian police.
The Collaborator of Bethlehem, the first Omar Yussef Mystery
As Bethlehem is torn apart by the violence of the intifada, schoolteacher Omar Yussef must track a murderous gangster to save one of his former pupils.
“Tell us about The Collaborator of Bethlehem in one minute, Matt,” they said.
A Secret About Wolfgang’s Death: Matt reads from Mozart’s Last Aria
Wolfgang’s Mysterious Letter: Matt reads from Mozart’s Last Aria
“It’s too dangerous.” Matt reads from Mozart’s Last Aria
A Bloodthirsty Masonic Oath: Matt reads from Mozart’s Last Aria
Nannerl Mozart’s Promise: Matt reads from Mozart’s Last Aria
Mozart’s Last Aria: the longer book trailer
Call this the director’s cut. It’s a few minutes longer than the other video, because we deleted some scenes for short attention spans. Some beautiful piano and vocal performances.
At the Bethlehem locations from The Collaborator of Bethlehem (UK title The Bethlehem Murders) with a group of Norwegian visitors. This one is in Beit Jala, talking about the gunbattles that used to take place there.
Dehaisha Refugee Camp: talking about Marwan Barghouti, a Palestinian leader.
Dehaisha: outside the UN school where my fictional sleuth Omar Yussef teaches.
Poisonville: Matt’s Crime Fiction Music Project Does Hammett
My son’s debut as director and cinematographer, set to a song from my Poisonville project (music about crime fiction.)