Can’t Wait Wednesday : The Slaughterman’s Daughter: by Yaniv Iczkovits, Orr Scharf

Can't Wait Wednesday

“Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly meme that was originally created by Breaking the Spine.  Unfortunately Breaking the Spine are no longer hosting so I’m now linking my posts up to Wishful Endings Can’t Wait Wednesday. Don’t forget to stop over, link up and check out what books everyone else is waiting for.  If you want to take part, basically, every Wednesday, we highlight a book that we’re really looking forward to.  This week my book is : The Slaughterman’s Daughter: by Yaniv Iczkovits, Orr Scharf

Slaughterman'sAn epic historical adventure novel—FIDDLER ON THE ROOF meets Tarantino—set in the Pale of Settlement during the final years of the Russian Empire.

The townsfolk of Motal, a small town in the Pale of Settlement where nothing extraordinary ever happens, are shocked when Fanny Keismann—devoted wife, mother of five and celebrated cheese farmer—leaves her home at two hours past midnight and vanishes into the night.

True, the husbands of Motal have been vanishing for years, but a wife and mother? Whoever heard of such a thing. What on earth possessed her?

Could it have anything to do with Fanny’s missing brother-in-law, who left her sister almost a year ago and ran away to Minsk, abandoning his family to destitution and despair?

Or could Fanny have been lured away by Zizek Breshov, the mysterious ferryman on the Yaselda river, who, in a strange twist of events, seems to have disappeared on the same night?

Surely there can be no link between Fanny and the peculiar roadside murder on the way to Telekhany, which has left Colonel Piotr Novak, head of the Russian secret police, scratching his head. Surely that could have nothing to do with Fanny Keismann, whatever her past, whatever her reputation as a wilde chayeh, a wild beast . . .

Surely not

Expected publication 20th February 2020


14 Responses to “Can’t Wait Wednesday : The Slaughterman’s Daughter: by Yaniv Iczkovits, Orr Scharf”

  1. Tammy

    This is new to me and now I NEED it!! Thanks for sharing, Lynn😁

  2. Barb @ Booker T's Farm

    This sounds like a really solid historical read. It’s going on my wishlist. I’m doomed I tell ya. I need to find a job that pays me to read all day!

  3. Greg

    Ooh sounds like there’s a paranormal element to this one, with the wild beast? Love the sound of this!

  4. sjhigbee

    Ooo… this one sounds fascinating, Lynn. And I LOVE that cover!

  5. Mogsy @ BiblioSanctum

    “FIDDLER ON THE ROOF meets Tarantino” – how do I say no to that?! Added to my TBR!

  6. waytoofantasy

    If nothing else that cover is gorgeous!

  7. PerfectlyTolerable

    I hope you like it! I love cover’s like that, where at first they just look like a floral design print, but when you look closer there are tons of cool details!

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