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Shimoni's Lover by Jenifer Levin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,080. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Yael sent four sons to war. Three returned. It is her oldest son, Shimon, who haunts them all. A gifted man and military hero, he died horribly in combat. The memory of Shimon also torments Miriam, his lover—a woman the remaining brothers are obsessed with. Shimoni’s Lover tells the story of the Kol family of Kibbutz Mayan Ha-Emek, Israel, in the aftermath of the Yom Kippur War.
Leah's Children by Gloria Goldreich
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,290. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Historical » General
Spanning decades and the globe, the remarkable odysseys of Aaron, Michael, and Rebecca were as compelling as the journey of their renowned mother, Leah. From the courageous struggle of the Hungarian revolution, to the dramatic strife of the civil rights movement in Mississippi…from Israel’s heroic fight for freedom, to the eve of the Six-Day War…
Leah's Journey by Gloria Goldreich
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 165,480. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Historical » General
Winner of the National Jewish Book Award of 1979, this classic novel of love and war is now available in ebook format for the first time! Violence shattered her golden world, and Leah's journey began... It swept her from the burning villages of old Russia to the tenements of New York, from the glittering showrooms of Paris to the settlements of war-torn Israel.
Keeping Secrets by Sarah Shankman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,510. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
What’s a nice Southern Jewish girl like Emma Fine doing married to an angry but beautiful and incredibly sexy black artist like Jesse Tree? Emma Tree’s marriage is falling apart. Jesse’s obsession with Skytop, the old inn he’s renovating, pulls him further away from her, and the distance forces Emma into some uneasy questions about their relationship and about herself.
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.
Maccabee by David C. Carson
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 139,790. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Before the world heard of Adolph Hitler, Hezbollah, or Hamas, a Syrian king calling himself Antiochus Epiphanes called for the destruction of the Jewish nation. Against all odds, one priest and his sons stood up to the king. One of those sons became known as the Maccabee. It was the passion, faith, and military genius of the Maccabee that culminated in what is presently celebrated as Hanukkah.
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?
The Wayward Moon by Janice Weizman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,090. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Yotzeret Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Seventeen-year-old Rahel is on the run in ninth-century Iraq. Disguised as a boy and equipped with only her wits, she struggles to master her fate.
Basha, Baby by Lee Marcus
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 121,140. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Rebel ePublishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Throughout her life Basha fought to keep alive that small flame which lit her being. Whether in Toender in Denmark, St. Petersburg in Russia, London in England, Durban, Standerton or Johannesburg in South Africa, Basha’s life has been determined by others.
As Though Everything Depended On Me by Trevor Steele
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 103,670. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Historical » General
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 Rabbi Who Tricked Stalin by Mordechai Landsberg
Price: Free! Words: 107,310. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish(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.
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.
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.
A Perfect Madness by Frank H. Marsh
Price: Free! Words: 111,330. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Brandylane Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish(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.