Books, etc.

A summary of  books, essays and more by Nikki Stern 


The Former Assassin
(Ruthenia Press, 2018)

In this character-driven suspense thriller, a wife, mother and former assassin tries to reconcile her unhappy and morally compromised past with the possibility of a happier future.

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Hope in Small Doses book cover

Hope In Small Doses
(Ruthenia Press, 2015) nonfiction

Nikki offers a version of workable hope that thrives not on certainty, but on possibility. Review: “Sparkling with human dramas, observations and quandaries.”

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Because I Say So book coverBecause I Say So
(Ruthenia Press, 2013) nonfiction

This provocative book explores the role of moral authority in American contemporary culture. beginning with Nikki’s experience as a 9/11 widow. Review: “Impassioned and important.”

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Essay Contributor
Beyond Zuccotti Park book cover

“A Tale of Two Memorials” in Beyond Zuccotti Park
(New Village Press, 2013)

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Global Chorus book cover
“Hope” in Global Chorus
(Rocky Mountain Press, Fall 2014)

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Murder to Go™
(Samuel French, 1990)

libretto by David Landau, music & lyrics by Nikki Stern
an interactive musical murder mystery series

Cafe Noir and murder musical script covers

Murder at Cafe Noir
Noir Suspicions
Noir Pointblank
Contempt of Court
The Altos
Murderous Crossing
Bullets for Broadway

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