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"One Greek Summer" is the second in the "Two Sides of the Coin" story. Read "Marigold's Luck" for the first side...

The last thing Lainie Greenwood expects is to tumble off her mule on the Greek island of Santorini and then have to watch her cousin, Marigold, fall for her rescuer. She's so irritated by all their lovey-dovey nonsense that she decides to leave them to it, escaping to the nearby island of Naxos.

Here she meets Andreas Galanis, a Greek/Canadian businessman, who ...

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One Greek Summer

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Overview

"One Greek Summer" is the second in the "Two Sides of the Coin" story. Read "Marigold's Luck" for the first side...

The last thing Lainie Greenwood expects is to tumble off her mule on the Greek island of Santorini and then have to watch her cousin, Marigold, fall for her rescuer. She's so irritated by all their lovey-dovey nonsense that she decides to leave them to it, escaping to the nearby island of Naxos.

Here she meets Andreas Galanis, a Greek/Canadian businessman, who needs a housekeeper for a few days. Unexpectedly, after the death of his ex-wife, he has to take care of his young son, Jamie, and right in the middle of house renovations, too. To Lainie's surprise he offers her the job. What has she to lose?

On the lovely island she begins to face her troubles as she deals with Andy and his own problems. For Jamie comes with an unhappy phobia, and as Lainie and Andy combine to help him, they discover an immediate attraction. But Andy has a partner, the beautiful, grasping Jacqui Hooper, who suddenly arrives from Vancouver to claim him, and in doing so reveals his haunting secret.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940044727168
  • Publisher: Helen Ellis
  • Publication date: 7/16/2012
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 250 KB

Meet the Author

Originally a writer of children's books - Max, and the Gang of Five - being her last (Zeus Publications), Helen is now a member of the Romance Writers of Australia and specializes in contemporary women's fiction, humorous romance, romantic drama, and even urban fantasy. She has had short stories published in the RWA's anthologies, Little Gems, and online in the USA and Germany.
"Escape to Santorini" is her first eBook novel,
https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/155527
then "Marigold's Luck":
https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/205359
"One Greek Summer":
https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/205692
"The Chocolate Affair":
https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/228573
Often wondering if, in a past life, she lived on a Greek island, Helen has traveled for the past twenty years throughout Greece. She has spent much of this time in villages studying customs, and enjoying the day-to-day life of the people. She says she’s been looking for her special place, but in the meantime has gathered experiences, images, indulgences, and friends.
Helen's travel writing includes, "Paros", published in Lonely Planet’s "Rite of Passage - Tales of Backpacking Round Europe", P.168, (2003), a photo/para "postcard" of Israel in "The Asia Book", (2008) P.216, and her latest travel piece on Greece - "Ancient Charms for the Young-at-heart which appeared in the Sunday News Limited newspapers in Australia, (2011)". Earlier, Helen has written an eBook called Greece - Gleeful Glimpses.
Her memoir "Make Mine A Moussaka" is her most recent work: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/136266
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00FQJ0KX2
And you can view her folio of Greek photographs on her website - http://greekpixandwords.com.
Knowing that it is always a problem when you want to visit a foreign country but don’t know a lot about it and how it works:
Helen recommends her eBook - "GREECE - 100 Travel Tips": https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/126404
She also runs a service for travelers planning a holiday in Greece. She finds you can Google until the cows come home, but never quite sort out in your mind exactly what you want, without a little help. Having traveled the Mainland, the Peloponnese, the Ionian Islands, the Cyclades Islands, Crete, and the Dodecanese, and having learned the way things tick, she knows the best archaeological sites, the most interesting islands, the best places for R&R, relatively unknown spots, excellent beaches, good hikes, and can suggest best Budget accommodations or top-of-the-range resorts.
For further details contact her - helen@helenspixandwords.com

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