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Joseph Amiel

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Joseph Amiel is an internationally best-selling novelist, screenwriter, web series creator, and lawyer. He is the author of the novels Stalking the Sky, Birthright, Deeds, Star Time, and A Question of Proof. His books have been translated into over a dozen languages. He wrote the cult horror-film classic Daughters of Darkness. His comedy screenplay "Games" has recently been honored at film festivals, as has his comedy-mystery web series "Ain't That Life." A graduate of Amherst College and Yale Law School, he lives in New York City.

In my historical novel Birthright or Birthright (Kindle), I wanted to create a scene that would show the tempestuous nature of Deborah's first meeting with David Holtz, whose family has long held grudges against the Kronengolds and who wants to take over the same company Deborah is intent on taking over; I wanted to show, too, how well-matched they are and how attracted they are to each other.... Read more of this blog post »
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A Question of Proof

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Stalking the Sky

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