A Man and a Miracle
The final word on good reads from local authors
Miracle at Midlife: A Transatlantic Romance
By Roni Beth Tower (October 2016)
Tarrytown resident Roni Beth Tower has penned a captivating memoir of her unexpected transatlantic courtship with David, a divorce attorney. Both in their 50s, Roni and David had sworn off romance − until they met each other. An inspiring and authentic love story, Tower vividly unfolds the early years of her and David’s relationship and its profound impact on their lives. Through times of joy and hardship, the couple’s pure devotion to each other shines through in Tower’s effectively emotional writing. This moving memoir will bring hope and comfort to those who wonder how romance appears and evolves as we grow older.
296 pgs, She Writes Press, $16.95 (pbk)
The One Man
By Andrew Gross (August 2016)
Perhaps best known for his collaborations with famed suspense writer James Patterson, New York Times bestselling author Andrew Gross has embarked on a whole new course with his own work. A compelling historical thriller set in World War II, The One Man tells the story of a US intelligence officer on a mission to sneak into Auschwitz and rescue a Jewish professor whose knowledge is vital to the Allies’ war effort. Gross, a longtime Purchase resident, superbly intertwines horror, history, and heroism into an absorbing, powerful novel that will grip its readers down to the final page.
432 pgs, Minotaur Books,$17.70 (hrd)