Leta Serafim

Biography

Leta Serafim graduated from George Washington University in D.C. with a degree in political science and Russian studies. While in college, Leta worked at the Washington Post, writing obituaries and doing research for the national desk, and later joining the staff of the Los Angeles Times Washington Bureau. Following her marriage to a Greek national, Philip Serafim, Leta moved to Athens. When she moved back to the U.S. seven years later, she wrote for local papers and the Boston Globe. After her mother began to lose her sight from glaucoma, she began designing and launching multiple media campaigns to increase public awareness of this disease. Leta spends at least one month every year in Greece and has visited over 25 islands. The Devil Takes Half is her first novel and the first book in the Greek Islands Mystery series. Coffeetown Press will also be publishing her work of historical fiction, To Look on Death No More. You can find Leta online at www.letaserafim.com.

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To Look on Death No More
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 93,120. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » European
In autumn of 1943, a Greek village already weakened by civil turmoil and deprivation is beset by the Nazis. An Irishman dropped into the fray by the British devotes himself to their welfare and becomes particularly attached to a young woman named Danae and her brother Stefanos. Although he joins the Greek soldiers to support their cause, what can one man do amid so much carnage?
When the Devil's Idle
Series: A Greek Islands Mystery. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 70,970. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2015 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A German tourist is found murdered in the garden of an estate on the Greek Island of Patmos. Chief Yiannis Patronas is called in to investigate, assisted by his top detective, Giorgos Tembelos, and his friend, Papa Michalis. As they probe into the background of the dead man and his family, they uncover terrible secrets from the recent and distant past. But which secret led to murder?
The Devil Takes Half
Series: A Greek Islands Mystery, Book 1. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 95,070. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Nonfiction » History » European
A beautiful archeologist and daughter of a local ship owner is found dead at a dig on the Greek Island of Chios. After the body of her young assistant is also discovered, the chief officer of the local police force, Yiannis Patronas, suspects that the pair turned up something of real value, all evidence to the contrary, and sets out to conquer the evil threatening his formerly peaceful island.

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