Aphrodite's War by Andrea Busfield

About the book

Cyprus, 1955 – a war is raging and four Greek brothers are growing up to the familiar sounds of exploding bombs and sniper fire. Determined to avenge the death of his elder brother and to win the heart of his beloved Praxi, young Loukis joins a cell of schoolboy terrorists operating in the mountains. But when his cohorts blow themselves up in a freak accident, he returns home in shock, yearning for the warm embrace of his family – and of his sweetheart. But his adored Praxi is now married to someone else, and playing at her feet is a young toddler. . .

Reviewed by Bookends Reading Group:

Well written but not a page turner. Characters excellent and background well researched.

Rating: 3 Stars

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