Sheyna Galyan—Strength to Stand

About the Book:

When Rabbi Batya Zahav first suspects she's the victim of an anti-Jewish stalker, she enlists the help of her colleague, Rabbi David Cohen. Soon her husband Arik, an Israeli-born Minneapolis cop, is also on the case. As the stalker's anonymous persecution increases in violent intensity, it falls to David to identify the stalker before someone gets hurt, and before the stalker carries out the latest chilling threat.

About the Author: 

Sheyna Galyan is the National Indie Excellence Award-nominated author of the Rabbi David Cohen suspense series set in Minneapolis. Her newest book, Strength to Stand, was released by Yotzeret Publishing in September 2015. Sheyna's most recent short story "Sketches for Cinco" is included in the mystery anthology Festival of Crime (Nodin Press, 2014), and her upcoming short story "Matzah Ball Murder" will be included in the mystery anthology Cooked to Death (Nodin Press, 2016). Her essays and articles have appeared in TCJewfolk, American Jewish World, St. Paul Voice, and various other publications. She graduated from the St. Paul Police Department's Citizens' Police Academy in 2012. With advanced degrees in psychology and education, she has worked as a counselor, consultant, lecturer, journalist, and Jewish educator. Fascinated by the intersection of tradition and technology, her favorite questions are "Why?" and "Why not?" She lives with her husband and children in the Twin Cities, where she is at work on the next Rabbi David Cohen novel.