The strength, love, bravery, courage, resilience, and endurance of a Jewish Hungarian family that crosses generations forms the nucleus of The Politzer Saga, this utterly enthralling nonfiction work by Linda Ambrus Broenniman. Ambrus Broenniman shares their memories and allows them to live on in all of her readers. It’s a story that will not easily be forgotten.
“The Merchant from Sepharad” continues “The Sugar Merchant” series with the travels of Joshua ben Elazar who is tasked with establishing a mercantile presence between Europe and Asia. In a world brimming with political and religious upheaval, Joshua must contend with external and internal forces to ensure his journey’s success.
The statesman, orator, and general Pericles of Athens ushered in an Athenian renaissance. A complex man, he presided over an important period in Greek history where the Athenian military as well as arts and culture flourished. Despite dying of the plague in 429 BCE, he left behind an incredible legacy that produced a lasting effect on history.
Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without its eponymous evergreen: the Christmas tree. From its ancient origins to the present, the Christmas tree has brightened hearts and homes for hundreds of years. Learn a little more about its history from its ancient roots to a self-proclaimed Christmas tree capital!
The year is 1141. Forces belonging to Empress Matilda and Stephen of Blois vie for the English throne. With neither side a clear winner, they will fight for control over a prominent castle on the River Thames in “The Siege Winter”. This multi-perspective novel should please lovers of medieval history and/or historical mysteries.
The Empress Matilda was an intelligent, powerful women who sought to assume her inheritance as queen of England. She became embroiled with her cousin Stephen in a period of civil war known as the Anarchy.