When Your Last Child Leaves Home – Stop the Clock!

When Your Last Child Leaves Home – Stop the Clock!

Have you ever yearned to hold a moment forever? To sabotage the clock, not let this precious moment go, this moment you wish could last ad infinitum … or perhaps these lasts few weeks, last few days, knowing with an unbearable sadness that they are now preceded by the unwanted adjectives, last few? Until they [...]

Soho Shalom: a risky blend of sex shop, refugee centre, and sizzling romance

SOHO SHALOM ONE It all began in a sex shop. At six o’clock in the evening of Friday 22nd March, I was just about to leave Sugar Lace and head back to Finchley in time for Shabbat dinner. And then Mohammed walked into the shop. I don’t know if his real name is Mohammed, but [...]

SOHO SHALOM

SOHO SHALOM

SOHO SHALOM, my latest novel, revolves around the life of a feisty Jewish university graduate who works in a sex shop, Naomi Lieberman, and the Rwandan-born director of a refugee centre in Soho, John Paul Chambers. The novel opens with a hard-hitting introduction set in Kigali during the Rwandan genocide. This is counterbalanced - as the [...]