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A Perfect Madness
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Price: Free! Words: 111,330. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Brandylane Publishers. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(4.67 from 9 reviews)
It is the autumn of 1938 when Julia Kaufmann meets Erich Schmidt while studying medicine at the German University in Prague. With Hitler’s army soon to invade the city and the terror of World War II looming, it is the worst of times for a Jew and a German to fall in love.
Love Thy Roommate
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Price: Free! Words: 61,010. Language: American English. Published: June 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
Set in and around Denton, Texas, Love Thy Roommate is a tale of five unlikely friends (Miriam, Jake, Fink, Damian, and Libby) coming together to create an unconventional family unit over time. What does the post-graduate future hold for these individuals? Read Love Thy Roommate to find out.
The Rabbi Who Tricked Stalin
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Price: Free! Words: 107,310. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
(5.00 from 1 review)
A character driven- macabre novel about Stalin’s dark period. It is a ruthless regime, persecuting Jews and Christian God believers,‘white' Russians, Trotskists and other communists. The arrest & killing machine of the Secret Police and Bolshevik Party did not stop at their own circles. Rabbi symbolizes a troubled citizen, having family problems, struggling and succeeding to get out.
לאמריקה ובחזרה
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Price: Free! Words: 77,490. Language: Hebrew. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Classics
נחומיק בן העשר, המתגורר עם אמו האלמנה, עובר את חוויות מלחמת תש"ח במושבה, שבה משפחות רבות מאבדות את יקיריהן בקרָבות. לפני המלחמה התחבר הילד עם צעיר מקסים, נמרץ ומלא תשוקה, שלימד אותו לרכב על סוס. פעם הוא מביאוֹ לביתו- ואמו מנהלת עם הבחור פרשת אהבים קצרה, טרם יציאתו לקרב לטרון, שממנו הוא אינו חוזר... עדוּת השכול נספגת בנשמתו של הילד. התקרבות אמו אל אביו האלמן של המאהב הגבור- נתקלת בהתנגדות הילד
מהומה אחרי מלחמה
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Price: Free! Words: 63,670. Language: Hebrew. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Classics
מהומה אחרי מלחמה' הוא רומאן עם עלילה כמעט מקאברית, המתרחשת בתקופת סיומה של מלחמת יום כיפור. הגיבורים הם ידידים משכּבר, כבני 30 ומשהו: צייר אוהב חיי ם; מדריך חקלאי, ﬠיתונאי-לﬠת-מצוא, בﬠל דיﬠות מוּקצנות "מתוך יאוש מהמצב"; ומשורר- מרצה לדתות ﬠתיקות באוניברסיטה. השלושה, ששנים מהם השתתפו במלחמה, יוצאים ﬠם כול הלוחמים להפגנות כנגד "ממשלת המחדל", ובמהרה פונים איש לﬠברו : חייהם הופכים לתזזית מתמדת.
Don't Tell Anyone
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Series: Trager Family Secrets, Liza's story. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,690. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When a family accidentally learns that their matriarch has a fatal illness, their complicated weave of secrets and lies begins to unravel. Can they hold their own lives together long enough to help Mom with hers?
Lily Steps Out
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,960. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012 by Penumbra Publishing. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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...
Carmine Vermilion
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 185,550. Language: American English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
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 Banished Heart
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,990. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012 by Aster Press. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
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.
Grosse Fugue
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Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 94,400. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012 by Alliance Publishing Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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.
A Marginal Man
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,380. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014 by Malachite Quills Publishing. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
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.
Alterations
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,720. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013 by Penumbra Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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
Orchid
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,810. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013 by Itoh Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The adventures of two little boys in pre-war Germany, one a German and the other one a Jew. One child is longing for his mother and the love of his father and the other child is solidly secure in his mothers and fathers abounded love. This story awakens the sleeping giant of friendship and confirms the power of prayer. On one hand this story is full of human tragedies and despair but on the other
While the Sands Whisper
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,430. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
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
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 254,330. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
(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?
As Though Everything Depended On Me
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 103,670. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012 by Mirador Publishing. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Journalists, if they are honest and capable, are among the strongest guardians of democracy. No tyranny can tolerate them, no democracy can function without them. For this reason they are among the most endangered people on our planet. In the tumultuous period of German history between the World Wars a brave journalist, had to oppose all forms of chauvinism, especially the rising tide of Nazism.
The Masada Solution
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 110,870. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
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.
Enemy in the Garden: A Novel of Intrigue and Suspense
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,500. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
"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.
The Disambiguation of Susan
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 185,320. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Saint Gaudens Press. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
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.
Come With Me From Jerusalem
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,660. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
"A remarkable story! Come With Me From Jerusalem gives us a compelling look at the complex, human side of what we all too often think of as simple geopolitics. Once you start this book, you won't be able to put it down!" Jeffery Deaver Come with Me from Jerusalem tells the story of Sami, the first Egyptian student in Israel, who falls in love with his Jewish classmate Lital