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Genre: Historical Fiction
Word Count: 100
SET ME AS A SEAL UPON YOUR HEART
Steam rose from the dish pan. Sweat beaded Leah’s forehead and soaked her kerchief. Gavrel’s chest ached with yearning and remorse. She deserved better than an old cobbler and the apartment above his shop, which was too small for two people, let alone a family of six.
“Next year in America. 1906 will be better.” He circled his arms around her waist. “Now this is a perfect fit.”
Turning in his embrace, she planted a wet kiss on his cheek. “Spoken like a shoemaker.”
“We may be poor, my young bride, but our children will never go barefoot in winter.”
Although not an excerpt, the story above is a scene in my novel From Silt and Ashes the sequel to Please Say Kaddish for Me.