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  • The One of Their Relationship

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    "In the world of people, one and one adds up to another one, the one of their relationship." The relationship dynamics of Myra Geller’s family are complex, to say the least. Born to Orthodox Jewish immigrants and growing up in midcentury Montreal, ...


  • The War Never Ended

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    Christian Wolff, an Austrian officer during World War I, returns home to Vienna a broken man. His marriage falls apart, he becomes an alcoholic and drug addict. He becomes friends with a fellow officer, Alfred, who was treated by Dr. Ernst Simmel, ...


  • Ravenscraig

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    Brilliant and charismatic, Rupert Willows is among the best of liars. Not even his wife knows his true identity. Overnight fortunes are being made in 1890s Winnipeg and Rupert wants his piece of the action. Known as the Chicago of the North for its ...


  • The Blue Box

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    Life is fragile, and when it changes without warning, people are changed as well, sometimes irreparably. When circumstances outside our control reshape our lives, who we are and who we have the capacity to become are put to the test. With clarity ...


  • Prairie Sonata

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    Richly textured and lyrically written, Prairie Sonata is the story of Mira Adler and her journey from innocence to experience. Mira grows up in post–World War II Canada, in a close-knit Manitoba community founded by secular Jews from Eastern Europe. ...


  • From Promise to Peril

    A Family Saga by

    The upwardly mobile Landesburg family sells off their modest German dairy farm to seek financial success in early-twentieth century Berlin, where their son Sigmund eventually graduates from a prestigious medical school. Sigmund’s medical practice ...


  • A Sword Shall Pierce Your Soul

    The Story of Jesus' Mother by

    Based on the biblical account of Mary, mother of Jesus, A Sword Shall Pierce Your Soul takes readers back to first-century Israel, where they meet a young woman whose “Yes” to God heralded the first notes of the gospel. From her engagement to Joseph ...


  • A People at the Source of a River

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    In 1933, a young Jewish family leaves an increasingly tense Germany for New York. Eager to make a place for his family in America, Henrich Schwartz purchases a large acreage in Washington State with plans to plant an apple orchard. With his wife, ...


  • The Messiah of Smyrna

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    In the 17th century, Shabtai Zvi was a name to reckon with. A man of strong passions and mesmerizing personality, he convinced many that he was the Jewish Messiah. But his thirst for power - his conviction that anything he wanted could be his - was ...


  • Ephraim

    A Rabbi Strays... by

    When twenty-seven-year-old Ephraim returns to Toronto from rabbinical school in New York, he’s looking forward to launching his career and then someday finding a devout young woman who’ll be happy to become his rebbetzin. However, his Uncle Avram ...