Ted Gross

Biography

Ted Gross was born and raised in Manhattan, New York City and in 1978, moved to Israel, and currently resides in Jerusalem.

In 2002, Ted as a reserve battlefield medic ended up in Jenin, and the battles that took place there became front-page news all over the world and the book (as of yet unpublished) "Three Weeks In Jenin" is a graphic experience of what was experienced in this village during that time.

"Ancient Tales, Modern Legends" is a collection of short stories which were written over a period of many years Ted's love of the short story art-form is apparent in this book. His early reading was greatly influenced by I.B. Singer, O'Henry, Cheever and Vonnegut.

He currently is working on the "Chronicles of the Children of Heaven" (a fantasy work) which the first Volume "A Tale That Is Told - Part 1" has been released on Kindle and in Paperback.

A second collection of short stories is to be released as well.

Over the years short stories by Ted have been published in various venues. "A Pot Of Gold" was recently published by Istoria Books (in their "Lunch Reads 4) with excellent reviews and is available on all electronic devices as well.

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Books

The Chronicles Of The Children Of Heaven - Volume 1
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,440. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
"It was an era when the beginning was at an end, and the end served as a beginning." So writes Kitviel, the Keeper of The Chronicles Of The Children Of Heaven in his introduction. Satan and his minions are determined to have their long awaited prize. The Angels are determined to thwart them. And Mankind is caught in the middle. Mankind must decide its own destiny or be ruled by the power of evil.
Ancient Tales, Modern Legends
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,310. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Ancient Tales, Modern Legends, a short story collection by Ted William Gross presents the reader with engaging and thought-provoking stories spanning the ages. Covering subjects of love, loss, pain, desire, need, frustration and hope these stories are meant to entertain as well leave an indelible impression upon the reader. Some of these stories can be purchased individually in E-Book format.
Elijah's Coins
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
"Elijah's Coins" is a historical fiction story in which the biblical Elijah appears in more recent times to grant those who wish the ability to change the course of their lives. A beggar sits on a street in Warsaw with his hand out for coins. Two people answer the request. Then fate intervenes and the two are offered a choice which will effect generations to come.
Kapparot
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
What happens when one man is allowed to view the most intimate of discussions between another man and his God? How does one react when hearing another judge God in the same way he judges himself? How does one truly atone for deeds they wish they had not done? “Kapparot” is a story of that long lost world where humility, compassion and honesty are crucial to the discovery of oneself.
Jacob's Ladder
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
What happens when man and arch-angel meet and are forced to take action without any command to do so? What decisions must they arrive at despite the eons old silence of the One who rules them? How do they react to evil and good in their own way? How do they interpret the silence of the heavens? This is the story of “Jacob's Ladder” which is a mythical, fable-like discourse between man and angel.
The Sunflower
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
"The Sunflower" is a story of the effects that terrorism can have upon those that have been touched by it. It uses imagery and allusion to portray the seed of hate which propagates itself endlessly. An innocent man is killed. A bomb is placed in revenge. Does hate & destruction end there? Or like the Sunflower does it spread its seed in the wind?
Tiny Slivers From A Silver Horn
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,110. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
"Tiny Slivers From A Silver Horn" is a fable or legend if you will, about Unicorns, mankind and the stars. It presents a message of hope though it forces upon those who dare to hope even during the darkest of times, a choice which will have dire consequences no matter which road they choose to embark upon. Can one Unicorn make the choice between giving hope and disobedience?
A Tapestry Of War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,400. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
“A Tapestry Of War” is part of the short story collection “Ancient Tales, Modern Legends”. “A Tapestry Of War” is based upon a real story which took place during the most recent Israel-Lebanon War. “A Tapestry Of War” is an edited and re-written excerpt from a longer novel which has not yet been published. I do hope you enjoy it as much as a story of war can be “enjoyed”.
The Heretic
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Benjamin was called "Simply Benjy" though he was anything but simple. When he spoke he did so with forethought and purpose. Yet, he could not silence the voice within his heart and mind which spoke all the time with impunity. "The Heretic" is about faith and the questions it imposes upon the believer. It is up to you, dear reader, to decide who truly is the heretic within this short story.
Reverieing
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
"Reverieing" is a story of the slow descent into depression, loneliness and sorrow by one man who has been destined by luck or fate to experience the purgatory of existence. From the lap of luxury into the mundane, with sorrow upon sorrow heaped upon him, war and death always at his heels, Aaron slowly descends into Dante's hell, with ever-increasing swiftness.
Addiction, Obsession, Love
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,690. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Jed had long ago left Tamara behind him, or so he thought. Then one day, years later he meets Tamara again, by chance or fate, and finds himself forced to decide what love truly is. "Addiction, Obsession, Love" is about the fragility of love and a story of love lost, gained and lost again.
Love In A Cafe
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
"Love In A Café" is a romantic love story with a surprise twist. Solitude has long become Aaron's friend. He has accepted it along with the success of a famous author. Then one day he meets the woman who will bring him love and fulfillment. A fairy tale come true...possibly.

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