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Don't Tell Anyone
By Laurie Boris
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,830. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Estelle Trager would rather die outright than suffer from the breast cancer that devastated her mother. So when her own tumors are revealed, she asks her daughter-in-law, Liza, to kill her. Horrified, Liza refuses, but keeps the secret, and other things, from her angry husband. Can she convince Estelle to consider other options before cancer, secrets, and Estelle’s suicidal intentions win out?
The White Egg
By Michael Feldman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
"Ever since I was one year old,I have always looked for my mother"
California Blooms, Blossoms, and Harvest Delights: Golden Vignettes From Big Sur, Pacific Coast Highway, California Scenic Highway 1 to Yosemite and Highway 99
By UrbaneBooksPublishing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,420. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
"California Blooms, Blossoms, and Harvest Delights: Golden Vignettes From Big Sur, Pacific Coast Highway, California Scenic Highway 1 to Yosemite and Highway 99" is a book of poetry that focuses on the diversity of the people, the beauty of the land, bounty of agricultural products....
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. 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.
Legends of Safed
By Dov Silverman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,410. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
legends and stories of safed originate in the two worlds of mysticism and reality.ancient mysticism remains an integral part of the character of this modern hilltop town. safed is the center of world jewish mysticism.this picturesque town described in words is also depicted in art of the famous artists of safed. legends of safed was a best seller in Israel. I taught and lived there for 20 years.
Harvey Shmidlap Seeks the Perfect Cheesecake
By Eugene Shafir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,780. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Distilled from Polish peasant stock Harvey Shmidlap is only destined for greatness in terms of his belt size. But he has a half baked plan to achieve fame. When the Eponymous Food Association, the international body for naming foods, tastes his mother's cheesecake, the name Shmidlap will live forever on people's lips! Harvey's hilarious quest to get the recipe from his mother is a delicious tale.
Justice, Justice: Poems Reflecting the Measures of Man
By Herb Brin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
What is the measure of man? In this extraordinary collection of poems, Herb Brin rages against injustice and oppression with deeply felt passion. “Not to the weak of art does artistry belong,” Brin declares in the opening line of this book. Herb brings to his poetry the same burning indignation against tyranny, the same compassion for the persecuted as he did in his widely-quoted newspaper column.
The Rabbi Who Tricked Stalin
By Mordechai Landsberg
Price: Free! Words: 107,310. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » 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.
Vengeance
By Steven Starklight
Price: Free! Words: 16,920. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Life for the Jews of 1983 Lodz is difficult and dangerous, but when Katrina finds a book hidden deep within an ancient temple, she discovers the words of magic that bring forth the Golem to protect her.
Sol and Esther
By Lucy Beam Hoffman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
From the horror of the Holocaust, a discovery is made. A discovery that will come years too late.
The Saxophone Player
By Zvi Zaks
You set the price! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
He was just another homeless person, but he makes me hear uncanny, lovely music and, when I close my eyes, I see celestial spheres.
Moshe
By Adrien Leduc
Price: Free! Words: 21,060. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Ottawa. 1949. Moshe Silverstein doesn't quite fit in. A Type 1 diabetic and one of the only Jewish students at school, the diminutive eleven year old has few friends and is tormented on a daily basis. With the help of a classmate and a former Golden Gloves boxer, Moshe gains the confidence to confront his tormentors and win back his dream.
The Masada Solution
By Jeffrey Fishman
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.
Carmine Vermilion
By Caspar Frederik Riga
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.
Grosse Fugue
By Ian Phillips
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.
Lily Steps Out
By Rita Plush
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...
Forgotten Cross
By Morris Thyme
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,470. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012 by Martian Publishing. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Frank Mayhew has watched, through repeated tragedies, the size of his family get smaller and smaller. The recent passing of his mother leaves him alone with one remaining son, the one he never learned to get along with. It seems God was having some monumental joke at his expense. While clearing out his late mother's house, they uncover a small Jewish shrine in the attic. What had mama been hiding?
A Perfect Madness
By Frank H. Marsh
Price: Free! Words: 111,330. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Brandylane Publishers. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
0.75 star(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.
The Marvelous Mitzvot Mice - How to Be a Good Neighbor
By Jennifer Littman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Values & Virtues
Meet the Mitzvot Mice. They are wonderful neighbors to have around. They make the world better than how it was found. The act of mitzvah is encompassed within the most fundamental Jewish social virtues, Gemilut Hasadim. Gemilut Hasadim are acts of kindness done for the benefit of one’s fellow man without thought or hope of reward.
Jewish Legends, Lore and Lullabies From The Treasure Trove Of Hebrew Tales
By Eti Shani
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012 by Andre Klein. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
a short collection of various Jewish legends, stories and more