A Jewish cobbler named Pincus Potasznick leaves his kids and pregnant wife to try and make it in America. The year is 1910 antisemitism is prominent in Europe
A historical fiction book taking place in 1793, following the life of Hercules, a slave in Mt. Vernon, as well as President George Washington’s chef.
The Lighthouse Keeper’s Daughter by Hazel Gaynor tells of Grace Darling, a celebrated heroine, and her ancestor a hundred years later.
Daniel Sempere and his wife are content with life and baby. When a strange walks in the book shop and threatens to divulge a secret, their happiness subsides.
The story is not a simple good vs. evil, the characters are flushed out, each has his or hers good side and bad side – shades of gray.