By Professor C.T. McIntire
By Robert B. Thompson
By Maura Rooney Hitzenbuhler
Young, pregnant and by myself, an not likely heroine devises a striking plan to take cost of her lifestyles. not just does Kate ward off scandal, she manages to maintain her baby and aid them either, feats unprecedented in eire of the day.
Our lady Kate, the mysterious spouse of an absent husband, turns into ensconced within the Redmond Cottages―a genuine Dublin enclave that has due to the fact been demolished. What those captivating neighborhoods lacked in facilities they made up for in fraternity. Kate’s nurse’s education and her small son endear her to the shut extended family at the lane, together with a reclusive previous guy who stocks his personal secrets and techniques together with his courageous new buddy. the colourful characters within the Lane visit awesome lengths to slot into Irish society. yet, extra wonderful, they cross even farther for love.
By Steve Sheinkin
Rabbi Harvey is again with Ten Hilarious New Adventures
In this follow-up to the preferred The Adventures of Rabbi Harvey: A image Novel of Jewish knowledge and Wit within the Wild West, the Rabbi returns to the streets of Elk Spring, Colorado. half Wild West sheriff, half outdated international rabbi, Harvey protects his city and can provide justice, wielding in simple terms the guns of knowledge, wit, and a little bit trickery. those adventures mix Jewish and American folklore by way of creatively retelling comedian Jewish folktales and atmosphere them free at the western frontier of the 1870s.
As his status grows during the Rocky Mountains, Rabbi Harvey meets new characters—including the luckless gold miner Abigail—and faces a slew of latest demanding situations. He encounters the go back of “Big Milt” and Wolfie Wasserman (the such a lot feared father-and-son outlaw staff east of Nevada), and investigates one other daring crime via the sweet-faced undesirable Bubbe. And, as ever, the Rabbi is the fastest attract the West—when it involves pulling out bits of Talmudic perception to slot any social gathering, that's. like several nice assortment of Jewish folktales, those tales include layers of humor and undying knowledge that may entertain, train and, particularly, make you giggle.
By Joan Richter
The name tale starts off out in Las Vegas, yet spirals its long ago in time to a hidden collapse Shanghai the place a baby used to be misplaced, and a longed-for rendezvous is darkly uncertain. The Dance of the Apsara occurs in Cambodia, two decades after the brutal terror of Pol Pot’s regime, amidst the trauma that also lingers. The Apsara is an icon in Cambodia, a dancer who played within the courts of kings. photographs of Apsaras are carved at the partitions of the traditional temples of Angor Wat. American reporters, a guy and a lady, go back and forth upcountry jointly, looking for clues to a secret that confounds them either, and locate greater than they'd bargained for. In Love and loss of life in Africa an American returns to Nairobi, and by means of sheer probability meets somebody he have been hoping to determine back. issues flip sinister, while a homicide happens. in different places in Africa, The Prisoner of Zemu Island occurs on a tropical island within the Indian Ocean, close to Zanzibar. On her arrival a tender American lady seeks out a early life buddy with whom she had performed marbles and drank orange fanta within the quiet color of a mango tree, and reveals herself stuck up in a revolution. Recipe secrets and techniques is determined in an upscale local of Philadelphia, the place a contemporary widower is making plans to promote his residence. Deeply stricken by means of his wife's unexplained suicide, he wanders from room to room, reliving previous thoughts. a lifetime of deception and betrayal unfolds, with unforeseen and explosive effects. The Oak’s lengthy Shadow is a narrative set within the American South. a tender lady, who works in manhattan urban, gets information that her getting older father has died. As she flies to her relations domestic in North Carolina, the place she grew up, the phrases of her outdated nanny echo in her ears. “Your Daddy didn’t die no common death.”
Stanley Meisler, writer and veteran international correspondent of the la instances: “Joan Richter evokes mysterious stories of puzzlement, of heartfelt realism, of unique twists and turns.”
Novelist Ann McLaughlin describes the tales as “wise and lovely … Richter wraps the enjoyment and sorrow of every tale in a veil of fascinating mystery.”
By R. K. Bohm
By Pat Dittmar
By Antoinette Marie Davis
By Monika Schroder
As global warfare I attracts to an in depth in 1918, German voters are ravenous and affliction below a repressive regime. Sixteen-year-old Moritz is torn. His father died within the battle and his older brother nonetheless dangers his existence within the trenches, yet his mom doesn't help the patriotic reason and attends subversive socialist conferences. whereas his mom participates within the revolution to comb away the monarchy, Moritz falls in love with a Jewish lady who is also a socialist. whilst Moritz's brother returns domestic a sour, maimed battle veteran, able to blame Germany's defeat on every little thing however the outdated order, Moritz needs to make a choice from his allegiance to his dangerously radicalized brother and people who herald the recent democracy.