The Luminous Heart of Jonah S.

“An energetically inventive epic… unusual, engrossing storytelling,” ~Kirkus Review

“A riveting tale…Eye opening…Readers will be rewarded.”~Publisher’s Weekly

“Raphael’s Son died alone in his car, sitting upright behind the wheel with his safety belt on and his throat slashed from right to left–a clean, some would say artful, cut of almost surgical precision.”

Caspian Rain

Nominated by MacAdam Cage Publishing for the 2007 Pulitzer Prize

“One of the Best Books of the Year,” ~Chicago Tribune

Winner of the Persian Heritage Foundation Award

“She’s sixteen years old–a young woman in a city with blue mountains.”

Moonlight on the Avenue of Faith

Long Listed for the Orange Prize” Winner of the IMPAC Award and the Harold U. Ribalow Award

#1 Los Angeles Times Bestseller

“As I watch her now, three hundred and ninety-three pounds and gaining by the day, her frame so vast she has not been able to pull it upright in more than two months or to fit through any doorway without first having to take the door off its hinges…”

Sunday’s Silence

“One of the Best Books of the Year,” ~Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times Bestseller

“Listen. I will tell you a story you will not easily forget–one you cannot turn away from, or deny, or leave behind in the folds of my hands and on the edges of my lips.”

Cry of the Peacock

Winner of the Los Angeles Arts Council Award for Fiction

Winner of the Phi Kappa Phi Award

“In the women’s prison where the guards had taken Peacock, six people slept in a cell designed for one.”

The Luminous Heart of Jonah S.

“An energetically inventive epic… unusual, engrossing storytelling,” ~Kirkus Review

“A riveting tale…Eye opening…Readers will be rewarded.” ~Publisher’s Weekly

Caspian Rain

Nominated by MacAdam Cage Publishing for the 2007 Pulitzer Prize

“One of the Best Books of the Year,” ~Chicago Tribune

Winner of the Persian Heritage Foundation Award

Moonlight on the Avenue of Faith

Long Listed for the Orange Prize” Winner of the IMPAC Award and the Harold U. Ribalow Award

#1 Los Angeles Times Bestseller

Sunday's Dance

“One of the Best Books of the Year,” ~Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times Bestseller

Cry of the Peacock

Winner of the Los Angeles Arts Council Award for Fiction

Winner of the Phi Kappa Phi Award