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The Last Confession of Joseph della Reina by Barak Bassman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,360. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
The Last Confession of Joseph della Reina is the story of a medieval Jewish man’s quest to find the Messiah and to rouse him off the sidelines of history to commence the redemption of humanity from suffering and sin. Yet when, with the aid of supernatural beings of unclear motives, he finally finds the Messiah, he learns that there will be an awful sacrifice to make to bring history to an end.
Aliyah by Alan Place
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 27,040. Language: American English. Published: May 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
This is the story of a Jewish writer who returns to Israel to resolve some mysteries that began to torment him. On his travels, he falls for a fellow writer who he briefly meets in Milan. Part of the story is fiction, but there are parts linked to what is happening in Israel today.
Concatenation by KJ Hannah Greenberg
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 131,500. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2018 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
This special collection of flash fiction and short stories features highlights from the KJ Hannah Greenberg Short Story Series, Volumes One through Five. Over 100 of the author's most unique, insightful, and whimsical stories in one edition. Greenberg's extensive bibliography includes works published in AntipodeanSF, Bewildering Stories, Calliope, Danse Macabre, and others.
Suzanne Fisher by Robert Eisenman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,360. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2017 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Coming of age
Suzanne Fisher continues the story of Triphammer Falls but now all the action is in Europe. It follows James Levin from the time he lands at Le Havre till a month later when he meets Suzanne at the Gare Saint-Lazare in Paris. Once in Paris, they take a room together on the Left Bank living as they were in a dollar-a-day hotel...
Runaway: A Story of Hagar by Charles Millson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,590. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2017 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Fiction » Religious, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Hagar finds herself being forced to leave her home, hated by the woman she serves, cast out of the camp, and pregnant. Who will help her in the desert? Who can see her? The story of Hagar is retold by historian and minister, Charles Millson, in an exciting new fictional account based on the Bible story.
God's Will by Carolyn Knight
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,300. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Burning with anger following the death of his mother, wealthy collector Michael Leon turns his back on Judaism and his beliefs, choosing Gnosticism as he seeks a way to destroy God and release mankind from what he sees as his pitiless grip. He must locate an obscure Judaic manuscript detailing the blueprint of creation. He is close to finding it. But what is really waiting for him, is fate itself.
Summer on a Mountain of Spices by Harvey Jacobs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,330. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2017 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Life at a Catskill hotel in the last days of WWII and the first minutes of the atomic age.
King Solomon and Ashmedai: A Wisdom Tale by Barak Bassman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,980. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Drawing on the extensive medieval Jewish folklore surrounding the famed Biblical king of Israel, King Solomon and Ashmedai: A Wisdom Tale traces the fall of King Solomon as the demon king Ashmedai slowly tempts him away from the path of righteousness into tyranny and the spread of idolatry. But in the end Solomon, wiser and chastened, reclaims his throne and achieves true wisdom.
A Sometimes Strange Story by Uri Norwich
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 36,320. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
A wise scholar once said, “There is a plan for each one of us outside of our control. From the moment we are born, we are set on our own predetermined road. Anything we would do could help or interfere. It may delay the passage, but we would never stray off its course. We would always come back and move along again.”
The Kiddush Ladies by Susan Sofayov
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,510. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2016 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Life-long Jewish friends Naomi, Miriam, and Becky are approaching middle-age gracefully and are content—despite a few hot flashes and mood swings—until life tosses each woman a crisis, and a dusty discovery delivers a potentially lethal blow to their friendship. While two of the women fight to save the relationship, one desires nothing more than its demise...
The Tremble of Love: A Novel of the Baal Shem Tov by Ani Tuzman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 172,360. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Historical » General
1707, Polish Lithuanian Commonwealth. A young orphan, deemed a simpleton and harder to tame than the wind, defies expectation and convention in the name of love. A reimagining of one of history's most revered and revolutionary mystics transporting readers back in time to experience the true meaning of power and the timeless grace of love.
From Silt and Ashes by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,370. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Sequel to best-seller Please Say Kaddish For Me. Leaving friends and loved ones behind and escaping the pogroms that raged across Russia and decimated the Jewish people by migrating to America, Havah, her husband Arel and a scant few surviving Jews find that bigotry and discrimination does not belong to Russia alone. Hatred is alive and well in the new land.
Shulamit's Piece of Mind by Chaya Benady
Series: GOING HOME, Book 4. Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 117,910. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2016 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Romance » General
Newly divorced Jewish lawyer Yigal Cohen visits a fertility center in Boston and is shocked to learn that he does not have one or two more children… but ten!
Orphan Train by Charlene Oliver
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,790. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
World War II has ravished aspiring artist Christina Nava's world. It threatens to take everything...her family, her one true love, her dreams and even her life. Follow her on her quest for love, hope and freedom. Follow her from her small Polish village to the ghettos to Ravensbruck Concentration Camp where she destined to endure the obsession of the Commandant, Klaus Schuster.
A Calendar of Northern Fables by John T. Syrtash
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,980. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A Calendar of Northern Fables is a nostalgic collection of short stories about Jewish immigrants who settled in North America after the War. It’s also about their children and grandchildren. Based in Toronto, Canada the stories follow many of the Jewish Holidays and poke gentle fun at the lifestyle, rituals and mythologies brought over from the old country.
Repentance: A Tale of Demons in Old Jewish Poland by Barak Bassman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,090. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Fairy tales
Repentance is the tale of Dovid, an impoverished orphan in 17th century Poland who ekes out a living reciting psalms for the sick and dead. One day a mysterious stranger enters his life and transforms Dovid into a wealthy merchant with a son who is a Talmudic prodigy. But there is a price for Dovid’s good fortune, and the stranger may not be as kind as he seems.
Enfold Me by Steven Greenberg
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,100. Language: American English. Published: June 13, 2016 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
In the Middle East, tragedy on a biblical scale has started many dark journeys. This first dystopian Israeli fiction in three decades to be set in a realistic post-Israel Middle East is a compellingly cold journey, a cruel snapshot of a society in disintegration, and an examination of how one person can be both perpetrator and victim of tragedy.
Vichyssoise by Olga Swan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,540. Language: British English. Published: April 29, 2016 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
1942 Karin Schmidt, a former German citizen working for the British government, has disappeared during a spying mission in south-west France. Reporter David Klein is tasked with her search, which he gladly undertakes, despite the risks. In 1939, Karin had helped a Jewish family escape from Germany – and rescued him from Kletschkau prison. He owes her his life. But will he be in time to save her?
The Daughter Who Got Away by Leora Freedman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,370. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016 by Yotzeret Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Celia is a 70-year-old New York artist and educator whose grown daughter Sharon has escaped Jewish East Coast life to live in a cabin in British Columbia. Celia braves a visit to the wilderness, where she and Sharon become involved with an idiosyncratic Jewish community. What this What this community lacks in Jewish knowledge it makes up for in heart and spirit.
His Hundred Years, A Tale by Shalach Manot
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 48,570. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016 by Albion-Andalus Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
“This fascinating book by gifted writer and storyteller Shalach Manot reflects on the life of an unusual Sephardic man, his childhood in Turkey, and later, his adaptation to life in America. We follow his adventures and come away with a deeper appreciation and understanding of the Sephardic immigrant experience during the 20th century.” — Marc D. Angel