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Child of the Light
Series: The Madagascar Manifesto, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,830. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
This book follows three friends, Solomon Freund, a Jew, Erich Wiesser, his Catholic neighbor and “brother in blood”, and Miriam Rathenau, whom both boys love, and who happens to be niece of Germany’s foreign minister Walther Rathenau. From their youth helping at their parents’ co-owned tobacco shop, the boys find their relationship strained by Germany's descent into Nazi hell.
Child of the Journey
Series: The Madagascar Manifesto, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,890. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Three years after the end of Child of the Light, Journey begins with Miriam married to Erich, and Sol safe in Holland. Erich has told Miriam that Sol is in a camp, and her only hope of keeping him safe is to remain Erich's faithful wife. When Solomon learns of the deception, he returns to Berlin to try to bring Miriam out with him Instead, he ends up in the very Hell Sol already claimed as truth.
Children of the Dusk
Series: The Madagascar Manifesto, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,000. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Concluding the saga of Solomon, Erich, and Miriam, Dusk begins as they land on Nosy Mangabé, an island off the coast of Madagascar. Along with their mysterious Malagasy guide Bruqah, 144 Jews, 40 heavily armed Nazis, and Erich's crack canine unit, the three fight to find a place in this strange new world, while also fighting to stay alive.
Slow Fire: Jewish Notes from Berlin
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,530. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Berlin--East and West, day and night--in the 80s before the Wall fell. Through the eyes of a U.S. philosophy student. And Jewish, which makes for moments awkward, poignant, crass, funny, and always lurking. A city was divided, America the occupier, and the cigarettes not named Salem because it sounds too Jewish. The debut memoirs from the author of Moral Clarity, a N.Y. Times "2008 Notable Book."
The Dilligaf Heiress
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 137,350. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A society woman becomes unhinged by her deceit and adultery, and she sets out to destroy her husband by any means necessary, all to cover up her base instincts and worst fears about her own weaknesses. This novel is inspired by a real life IT girl of Manhattan and Locust Valley's social scene. The Heiress just doesn't look like she gives a flying frig.
The Accidental Anarchist
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,220. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The Accidental Anarchist is the true story of an Orthodox Jew who was sentenced to death 3 times in the early 1900s in Russia -- and lived to tell about it. He also happened to have been the author's grandfather, and the book is based on the diaries he began keeping in 1905, during the Russo-Japanese War. That was when he decided to overthrow the Czar.
Faith and Courage in a Time of Trouble
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,570. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This book tells the story of a nominally Jewish Belgian family who spent more than four years during the Second World War as refugees in the south of France. The narrator was five years old when the family left Brussels and ten when they returned. At first, the family lived openly in a rented farm, supporting themselves as farmers. But they eventually had to go into hiding and were sheltered...
Poles Apart
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 82,480. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
CHAIM SCHLESSEL lost his family to the Holocaust more than sixty years ago. DAVID SCHLESSEL, grown, married and successful, is plagued by the always taboo subject of his father’s suffering at the hands of the Nazis. United by a history they cannot discuss, yet starkly alone in their private struggles, they confront demons as well as one another in a stand-off that will change them forever.
The Book of Voices
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,400. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
In ancient Judaea, a prophet who has lost her memory channels voices of people from the Hebrew Bible. Angels and prophets move through space and time, travel the branching paths of possible histories, step into the world of dreams, and cross the border between life and death. Seeking to rediscover her true self, Elisheva faces what it means to be human and discovers the unexpected nature of God.
Say for me Kaddish, An Engineer's Life and Advice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,150. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010 by Wilcox Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Architecture and Engineering, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
This is the life story of an electrical engineer who began his career before tiny personal computers and instant world-wide communications. It describes why he wanted to become an engineer, his interests, and how they interrelate as his career and hobbies develop. The underlying theme is finding out what an engineer is like, and what issues are important in finding meaning and purpose in life.