A Forced Marriage.
A Scandalous Affair.
A Hit Man.
A TRUE STORY
A riveting true story, of a beautiful innocent young woman, whose path crosses with that of a charming playboy in a mountainous village in Greece. Like spring eases into summer, their fates collide into a love affair and a forced marriage. Her sincere love and affection for her husband is not enough to curb his evil intentions. When urged to divorce her manipulative, controlling and abusing husband she responds “Better Dead Than Divorced”. And dead she ends up, by the hand of a gunman her husband hired.
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The pressure to do something—anything—to stop George from continuing his pursuit of Poly reached a fever pitch one day when Thanasis was approached by Mary, the wife of a poor shepherd, while at his fields in Maraveli. “Linatsas,” she said, using George’s nickname,...
Panayota could see the future already. She and George would entertain often, sharing their home and their bounty with the same people who had once threatened to chop her into pieces and toss her into the river. She would savor the delicious irony of her newfound...
Thanasis was just leaving a cousin’s home next door to the Nitsoses when Maria Nitsos, George’s mother, called to him. “Are you just going to stand there in the street, Thanasis?” she asked in a friendly voice. “Or would you like to come in and have a thimble of ouzo...
Panayota, still leaning against the stone wall in the darkness, flinched involuntarily. The memory of her first virginity test still sent her flesh crawling. She had been so terrified during the test that the doctor had admonished her for her lack of proper...
Meet the Author
Lukas Konandreas M.D., one of four children, was born at Kupaki, a small mountain village in central Greece. He finished elementary school there and high school in Athens Greece. After graduating from the Medical School of the University of Athens, he migrated to Toronto Canada and from there he did Medical training in Chicago and Fresno California. He practiced Emergency Medicine in Sacramento California for about 6 years and from there he moved to Connecticut, where he organized an Urgent Care Center, which he still directs after 30 years. He is married to Georgia, a Doctor of Psychology and has two sons. Lukas worked more than 10 years on this book. He used personal memories of the event, newspaper coverage, court records, and interviewed over 160 people to develop this compelling story about forced marriage, spousal abuse, and the cost of rendering justice in a corrupted system.
A great book to spend a week and well-deserved award winner for its content and writing.By Amazon Customer
I highly recommend this book for its high interest and realistic insight.By viola
At every page, you are excited to see how the story will unfold.By Poly