We are proud and happy to announce that our next book—By Light of Hidden Candles, by Daniella Levy—will be officially released in trade paperback and Kindle ebook formats on October 16, 2017. Pre-order now for a 40% discount!
In a mud hut in the Jewish Quarter of 16th-century Fez, a dying woman hands her granddaughter a heavy gold ring—and an even heavier secret.
Five hundred years later, Alma Ben-Ami journeys to Madrid to fulfill her ancestor’s dying wish. She has recruited an unlikely research partner: Manuel Aguilar, a young Catholic Spaniard whose beloved priest always warned him about getting too friendly with Jews. As their quest takes them from Greenwich Village to the windswept mountain fortresses of southern Spain, their friendship deepens and threatens to cross boundaries sacred to them both; and what they finally discover in the Spanish archives will force them to confront the truth about who they are and what their faiths mean to them.
At times humorous, at times deeply moving, this beautifully written and meticulously researched book will appeal to anyone interested in the history of Inquisition-era Spain, Sephardic Jews, or falling in love.
By Light of Hidden Candles is already available on NetGalley for reviewers, book-bloggers, booksellers, and librarians, in almost-ready-for-publication format. If you qualify, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for an invitation to download the book.