With the subtitle, A Love Story for Our Times, this novel is a tale of two cultures colliding. When Ayse Yalcin, a Muslim collect exchange student, meets the son of a Southern Baptist minister an innocent study date evolves into a serious romance. Daniel’s stern father, upon learning about the relationship, demands his son not to pursue the relationship. His father’s warning goes unheeded.
Set in contemporary Atlanta and the timeless city of Istanbul, the story explores the depths of religious intolerance in the modern world. It is a tale of two deeply religious families torn between their steadfast convictions and their rebellious children. It is a tale that will take the reader inside two distinct perspectives and through an unforgettable journey of love and forgiveness.
A Choice of Angels won the Bronze – Book of the Year Award from Foreword Magazine. It also received a starred review in the American Libraries Magazine, Booklist. Although originally published in 2003 very little has changed since then as the conflict between Christianity and Islam appears to be unending. This novel comes with Readers’ Clubs questions and discussion points as it has been a favorite read for book clubs across the country.
This book is also available as an e-book on numerous platforms including Kindle, Apple Books, nook and several other leading e-book distributers.
ISBN: 0-9676199-9-8 / Original publication date: 2003 / List price: $15.95 / Website price: $10.00 including tax, plus $5.00 shipping and handling (note: we only ship at this price to the lower 48 States).