Sylvia Maultash Warsh was born in Germany to parents who survived the Holocaust. She grew up in Toronto, where she earned an MA in Linguistics and now teaches writing to seniors. Her novel To Die in Spring was shortlisted for the 2000 Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Novel.
Find Me Again
Winner of the 2004 Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Paperback Original, short-listed for the 2004 Anthony Award for Best Paperback Original and for Best Historical Mystery
Still coming to terms with the death of her husband, Dr. Rebecca Temple tries to continue her practice and carry on with life as usual. She meets a charming Polish count who has written a historical novel based on his own family. During a visit to his home, she discovers a murder and soon realizes that the countâ€™s manuscript may contain clues to the killerâ€™s identity.
Frustrated by the inaction of a skeptical police department, she scours the manuscript for answers. As she reads, she journeys back to Enlightenment Europe and uncovers the true story of a love affair between the girl who would become Catharine the Great, and the young man who would become the last king of Poland.
In this eagerly anticipated sequel to the acclaimed To Die in Spring, Sylvia Maultash Warsh engages readers in an enthralling mystery that spans three centuries.
Find Me Again is a good old-fashioned mystery and a historical novel rolled into one.
...Warsh writes sensitively about the persecution of the Jews, and she shows convincingly how the actions of the past are not discrete-they have monumental effects on the present and future... In tying the threads of the mystery together, in the conclusion Warsh gives her characters and her readers hope that the positive side of human beings will prevail.
Toronto writer Sylvia Maultash Warsh picked up an Edgar Allan Poe Award. Find Me Again won the award for best paperback original.
a fascinating journey throught the 18th century world of a young princess through the horror of Nazi Poland and through the emotional upheavals facing a widowed young professional.