Gabrilis Kaloyeros is a bee-keeper on the beautiful Greek
island of Arcadia. The ruined Temple of Apollo has been in his care for
decades, and he has worked to protect it. But when crooked developers take over
the island and the value of the land soars, he is persuaded through
unscrupulous means to sign away his interest. Hours later he meets a violent,
When detective Hermes Diaktoros finds his friend’s battered
body by a dusty roadside, the police quickly name him the prime suspect. But
with rapacious developers threatening Arcadia’s most ancient sites, many stand
to gain from Gabrilis’ death. Hermes resolves to avenge his old friend and find
the true culprit, but his methods are, as ever, unorthodox.
As in The Messenger of
Athens, Anne Zouroudi tells a spellbinding mystery set in an enchanted
place, where the myths of the ancient past intersect with the realities of
contemporary life, with deadly results. Download and start listening now!