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Carmine Vermilion by Caspar Frederik Riga
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,550. Language: American English. Published: June 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
An underground train of thought. A roadside prairie in an old corner of France was home to Ralph's great-uncle, who sold him the house. There is a garage with a new and revolutionary philosophy, and Saul, who knows dreams that go back hundreds of years. Ralph has to accept a reality that is, on second thought, even stranger than what goes on in the garage.
The King's Messenger: A Parable About Judaism by Michael L. Kagan
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013 by Albion-Andalus Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
In The King's Messenger, Michael Kagan draws us into the world of the imagination and gives us an original parable about Judaism's long journey through the centuries that might have sprung from one of Judaism's classic storytellers of old. Although the parable itself is short, its message is profound and far-reaching. It is a teaching that will be read and read again, and passed on to others.
Lily Steps Out by Rita Plush
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,960. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012 by Penumbra Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Empty nest and retired husband - after 30 years of cooking and cleaning, Lily Gold wants more out of life, something of her own - a job. Just when she's about to open her own antique center, husband Leon decides he's had enough of her 'hobby' and closes their joint account. HIS needs - what about HERS? How far will she go to assert her independence? She's about to find out...
A Candle For a Marine by Heather Long
Series: Always a Marine. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,930. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013 by Decadent Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Zehava only has eight days to prove her love and win Isaac’s trust again, but Hanukkah is a time for healing, reconciliation, and miracles.
Grosse Fugue by Ian Phillips
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 94,400. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012 by Alliance Publishing Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
On one side, the genius of Bach, Beethoven, Schubert. On the other, depravity at its worst: hounding of innocents, appalling transports, death camps. Stuck in a grey world between: Reuben Mendel, musician, sage, survivor. This searing and compelling narrative confronts the legacy of genocide, survivor guilt and the redemptive power of great music.
The Banished Heart by Libi Astaire
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,990. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012 by Aster Press. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Historical » General
Paul Hoffmann, a young German Jew, dreams of a literary career. But since the year is 1933, his life takes a very different turn — back to Elizabethan England, where William Shakespeare is writing The Merchant of Venice. As Shakespeare vacillates between loyalty to a Jewish friend and pleasing his public to further his career, both he and Hoffmann are forced to confront some unpleasant truths.
A Marginal Man by Bernard Brachya Cohen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,380. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014 by MQuills Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Kramer and his wife Claire learn that their son has broken into a synagogue to steal Torah ornaments from the holy ark. Kramer meets with the rabbi, Herschel Himmelshine, to arrange for the return of the ornaments. The rabbi was a schoolmate and friend of Kramers when they were both rabbinical students and Kramer pleads with Himmelshine not to contact the police.
Neither Here Nor There by Miriam Drori
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,580. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Esty's life was laid out for her from birth. She would marry one of a handful of young men suggested to her and settle down to raise a large family in a tiny space within the closed community of her parents, near to and yet far from the modern world. But Esty has decided to risk all by escaping while she still can. Will she make it to the other side?
The Life and Death of Abraham Massry and Other Stories by Joseph Sutton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,900. Language: American English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A collection of stories based on author Joseph Sutton's Syrian Jewish background. The title story is about a Jewish immigrant from Syria who wants his American-born son Jake to follow the business and marriage path taken by him and his ancestors, except Jake shows the true calling of America by blazing his own trail. Come and enjoy Jake Massry's Syrian Jewish experiences from boyhood to manhood.
Forgotten Cross by Morris Thyme
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,470. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012 by Martian Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Frank Mayhew has watched, through repeated tragedies, the size of his family get smaller and smaller. The recent passing of his mother leaves him alone with one remaining son, the one he never learned to get along with. It seems God was having some monumental joke at his expense. While clearing out his late mother's house, they uncover a small Jewish shrine in the attic. What had mama been hiding?
Alterations by Rita Plush
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,720. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013 by Penumbra Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
SHORT STORY COLLECTION. These pieces feel so immediate and alive – the voices, every detail – like memoir. Intimate, funny, and full of surprises, they’re big – about love, death, sex, loss, longing. I especially enjoyed “Love, Mona.” The intimate, beautiful portrayal of grief and hope ends with a wordless gesture so tender and expressive, I will never forget it. –Mary Azrael, Editor, Passager
Jewish Legends, Lore and Lullabies From The Treasure Trove Of Hebrew Tales by Eti Shani
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012 by Andre Klein. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
a short collection of various Jewish legends, stories and more
The Saxophone Player by Zvi Zaks
You set the price! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
He was just another homeless person, but he makes me hear uncanny, lovely music and, when I close my eyes, I see celestial spheres.
The Masada Solution by Jeffrey Fishman
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 110,870. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Effected by a terrorist's bomb, Jake Zimmer won't accept more slaughter and the end of Israel. He and others scheme to use any means to solve the Middle East conflict. They deceive a U.S. President, the Israeli gov't, and ultimately, the world. Opposition forces act to kill it, causing countless casualties, treachery, treason, failed gov'ts and a final solution. Jake takes you on the adventure.
Justice, Justice: Poems Reflecting the Measures of Man by Herb Brin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
What is the measure of man? In this extraordinary collection of poems, Herb Brin rages against injustice and oppression with deeply felt passion. “Not to the weak of art does artistry belong,” Brin declares in the opening line of this book. Herb brings to his poetry the same burning indignation against tyranny, the same compassion for the persecuted as he did in his widely-quoted newspaper column.
While the Sands Whisper by Linda Ruth Horowitz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,430. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ayishah, a freelance American-Israeli photographer, embarks on a seven-month adventure that soon draws her into a taboo love affair with her Bedouin guide, Hakim. He has many secrets, but Ayishah has one of her own: a painful abandonment of her family that needs to heal. It becomes her challenge to reveal, using the terrible beauty of the Sinai, how we overcome the borders that divide us.
Towers to Nowhere by Yakov Keller
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 254,330. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Russia at the turn of the century, a country beset by revolutionary tensions and upheavals, where Jews are increasingly threatened. From a straightforward commercial venture, Feivel’s voyage on a riverboat will turn into a series of adventures, some of them absurdly funny, some hair-raising. Few foresee that much worse is still in store for Jews, in this new century – but what to do about it?
Enemy in the Garden: A Novel of Intrigue and Suspense by Harriet Pike
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,500. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
"Enemy in the Garden" is a provocative, but entertaining, thriller with a serious topic wrapped in an exciting adventure. Chosen for the 2014 Jewish Book Council Author Tour, it combines the theme of anti-Semitism in an action-packed story as a young suburban mother faces the deadly threat of a violent, anti-government gang known as the American Clan while searching for her kidnapped husband.
8 Surefire Signs of a Jewish Mother by Morgan St. James
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,280. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
A comical look at what it takes to be an official Jewish Mother and how to deal with one. A Jewish Mother doesn't have to be Jewish, a mother or even a woman!
The Disambiguation of Susan by Sarah Sarnoff
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 185,320. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Saint Gaudens Press. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A charming story of a young woman dealing with changes and ambiguities life throws her way, while coming to terms with her previously unfamiliar Jewish heritage. Susan’s path to resolving these ambiguities and changes brings her romance, confusion and, ultimately, a new direction in life. A rabbi's long-lost granddaughter finds her heritage in Sarah Sarnoff 's delightful story.