The Righteous One is the story of Moshe the cobbler, a gentle, sixty-year-old tzaddik—a righteous and saintly Jew—who is called upon to rekindle his divine connection to the Almighty in order to destroy the notorious New York gangster and rasha Solomon Blass, a man who uses his power of foreseeing events via his vivid dreams to advance his own financial interests. While Solomon and his son, Myron, seek to control much of Manhattan—its biggest businesses, its police department, and its city government—they find themselves embroiled in conflict with numerous powerful people from both their waking life and the dream world, where Moshe has begun training with the descendants of an ancient mystical spirit for his inevitable confrontation with Solomon. As the final battle approaches, the divide between good and evil becomes ever clearer and each character faces the consequences of his past, present, and future actions. Will Solomon’s wily tenacity prevail, or will Moshe be strong enough to destroy the rasha’s wicked soul?
BIOGRAPHY Neil Perry Gordon achieved his personal goal as an author of historical-fiction with his first novel--A Cobbler's Tale, published in the fall of 2018. With over fifty four and five star reviews praising the story and his writing style, he released his second novel--Moon Flower the following year. In the fall of 2019 the metaphysical fiction sequel to A Cobbler's Tale--The Righteous One was published.
His creative writing methods and inspiration have been described as organic; meaning that he works with a general storyline for his characters and plot, rather than with a formal, detailed outline. This encourages his writing to offer surprising twists and unexpected outcomes, which readers have celebrated.
His novels also have the attributes of being driven by an equal balance between character development, and face-paced action scenes, which moves the stories along at a swift page-turning pace.
Ready for 2020, Neil Perry Gordon once again explores the historical-fiction genre with two new novels: Hope City and The Bomb Squad.
Hope City is the first in a series chronicling the 1898 Alaskan adventures of the protagonist--Percy Hope. While The Bomb Squad tells the World War 1 story of Max Rothman an American patriot, protecting the homeland from the German spy, Dr. Harold Schwartz.
The author has attributed his love for the creative process from his formative years spent learning-to-learn at the Green Meadow Waldorf School.
Readers can learn more about Neil Perry Gordon, by visiting his website and blog at: NeilPerryGordon.com
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