An Award-Winning Author
Corfu, 1946. Greece is on the brink of civil war, and Queen Frederica takes a stand against the communists, announcing that she will save her country's most innocent by opening children's villages. When the communist partisans erect camps of their own, children are ripped from their mothers' arms; entire villages are emptied. Katerina has been best friends with Marco for as long as she can remember, but when the communists reach their village, Katerina and Marco are separated. At their final goodbye, Katerina and Marco promise to find their way back to the village, and to each other. This haunting childhood vow launches events that will take decades to unravel.