The Threshing Circle by Neil Grimmett. Published by Lake Union

Eleni and Patrick are on Crete for a vacation, but when they uncover the story of a British woman executed on the island during the Nazi occupation in the 1940s, they decide to learn more about what happened. Mariana was labeled a “spy” and hung by the Nazis, leaving her infant daughter to die in her crib. Now Eleni and Patrick want to know what really happened all those years ago. Then suddenly, the young couple vanishes. Kirsty is a Scottish ex-pat who becomes concerned when the couple vanishes and decides to try to find them. What she finds, however, is that the family members of the original 1940s conspirators will do anything to keep their ugly secret quiet.

This book has is all, beautiful Greek setting, war time intrigue, a modern day mystery and a feisty protagonist.


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