Welcome to the website of Dave Riese, the author of Echo from Mount Royal
Montreal, 1951. A girl from a working class, Catholic-Jewish family falls in love. Her courtship with a handsome, Jewish orthodox man fulfills her romantic dreams and his wealth introduces her to a world of upper-class privilege. When class, religion, sexual inexperience and family secrets test their love, she struggles to control events. And then, shocking revelations change her life forever.
2016 Next Generation Indie Book Award:
Winner in the General Fiction/Novel category
Second Place Grand Prize Winner for all fiction books