In the King's Arms
by Sonia Taitz
IN THE KING'S ARMS IS A ROMANTIC literary novel that tells the tale of a headstrong American girl, Lily Taub, the daughter of Holocaust survivors. Seeking relief from their traumatized world, Lily escapes New York City to Oxford, where she meets Julian Aiken, the black sheep of an aristocratic English family.
When Lily is invited to his ancestral home over Christmas vacation, her deepening romance with young Julian must face the harsh disapproval of his anti-Semitic family, who consider Lily a destructive force, not only in Julian’s life, but to their own sense of order. Amidst the dark drama lies a sense of magic and the healing possibility of love.