Random Acts of Heroic Love

Danny Scheinmann

Thomas Dunne Books

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With over 200,000 copies sold in the UK, a Richard & Judy pick, rights sold in 19 countries, called “riveting” and “mesmerizing,” this is a cinematic debut from a gifted new writer. Based on real family events, Danny Scheinmann’s novel paints a dramatic portrait of two epic love stories.

1992: Traveling through South America with his girlfriend, Leo wakes up in a hopsital to find his girlfriend is dead. He blames himself for the tragedy and is sucked into a spiral of despair. But a surprising secret leads Leo to discover something that will change his life forever.

1917: Moritz is a POW fugitve, with seven thousand kilometers of the Russian steppes separating him from his first love, whose memory has kept him alive through carnage and captivity. The war may be over, but he now faces a perilous journey and the insecurity of whether his love is still waiting.

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"Scheinmann writes with a confidence and clarity unusual in a first-time author. His story is carefully structured, nicely paced and well-imagined. The reader is fully with Leo in the irrationality of grief, and with Moritz in the bitter Siberian cold. Both share stories of amazing survival, moving forward when any movement at all seems next to impossible. And the ultimate, unifying impetus is love, emerging in heroic proportion."
--Denver Post

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About the Author

Danny Scheinmann

DANNY SCHEINMANN is a writer, actor and storyteller where he lives in London with his wife and three children.

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Random Acts of Heroic Love
Danny Scheinmann

Hardcover

Hardcover
St. Martin's Press
Thomas Dunne Books
January 2009
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780312538330
ISBN10: 0312538332
6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 400 pages
$24.95

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St. Martin's Press
Thomas Dunne Books
January 2009
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429986045
ISBN10: 1429986042
6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 400 pages
$7.99
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