WHAT IS LOVE?
Set on the Greek island of Kefalonia, THE MAGIC IN THE RECEIVER is a novel about the existential nature of love.
"If you liked Captain Corelli's Mandolin, you'll surely enjoy THE MAGIC IN THE RECEIVER ..."
-Maria Karamitsos, The Greek Star - Summer Book Review 2012
It's 1953 and Kefalonia lies ruined, shattered by a massive earthquake. Nine-year-old Ioannis Katros’s family is torn apart and he joins thousands in an evacuation of the stricken isle. Fifty years later, accompanied by his daughter Elena, Ioannis returns to attend a mysterious mountain festival and to lay his ghosts to rest.
Elena quickly embraces her Kefalonian roots and extends her stay, despite the protests of a jealous fiancé. When an auspicious meeting leads to a night of passion with the wealthy, enigmatic Ben, their worlds collide. She, believing their meeting kismet, delights in the ephemeral encounter, letting fate take its course. He sees lust turn to love, or is it a dangerous obsession...