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                         Injustices nobody can forget, crimes nobody can forgive....

"Readers of historical novels and romantic fiction  will love The Cypriot's Treasure"

Read about three generations of Papayiannises 


and their struggle for freedom. 


A "powerfully evocative" tale of Cyprus 


and Greece in the 20th century.



A SWEEPING FAMILY SAGA THAT COMPLETELY 


DRAWS THE READER IN!


(AVAILABLE ON AMAZON, LULU AND ALL THE  MAJOR ONLINE RETAILERS)


PLUS...





THE CYPRIOT'S TREASURE IS NOW AVAILABLE IN THREE SEPARATE VOLUMES:


VOL 1. HIS MYSTERIOUS WAYS


VOL 2. OLD FLAME AND AN IMAGINARY FRIEND


VOL 3. A YANKEE DOODLE DANDY AND THE SHIP                  THAT SAILED


THE CYPRIOT'S TREASURE AN EPIC READ WITH A GREAT PAYOFF AT THE END. THE FIRST IN THE PAPAYIANNIS SERIES DEALS WITH THE FULL REALISATION OF SELF UNDERGONE BY THE MAIN PROTAGONIST, ARTIE PAPAYIANNIS, FROM YOUNG MAN, CONFUSED BY CIRCUMSTANCES OUTSIDE HIS CONTROL, TO  ADULT READY FOR EVERY EVENTUALITY. THE IMAGE OF EFTHIMIA, HIS BEACON OF LOVE, NEVER ABSENT FROM HIS THINKING, DRIVES HIM ON FROM ONE CHALLENGE TO THE NEXT TAKING HIM ON A JOURNEY FROM VICTIM TO HERO.


OLYMPIA'S DREAM, THE SECOND IN THE SERIES, IS A MORE LIGHTHEARTED ROMANCE BUT ALSO AT ITS HEART IS THE DEVELOPMENT OF A PERSON, THIS TIME IN THE SHAPE OF A YOUNG GIRL COMING TO TERMS WITH A TRAGIC PAST AND A DESIRE FOR FAME. HER TRANSFORMATION INTO ACTION HERO IS COMPLETE BY THE END OF THE TALE BUT ARRIVES IN A WAY SHE LEAST EXPECTED.


VASILI'S REVENGE THIS NOVEL SHOW'S THE IMPACT OF OLYMPIA'S DISASTROUS LEGACY. THIS. THE THIRD NOVEL IN THE SERIES, IS AGAIN AN EASIER READ THAN THE CYPRIOT'S TREASURE, BUT NO LESS GRIPPING, AND SIGNALS THE ARRIVAL OF A NEW CATALOGUE OF HORRORS TO CHALLENGE THE FAMILY.  THE SAME THEMES APPLY,  AS ARTIE'S ENERGETIC AND AMORAL GRANDSON, YURI PAPAYIANNIS, BATTLES WITH HIS CONSCIENCE AND INATE NATURE TO DISCOVERS THAT BEING YOUNG LIBERAL AND SINGLE IS NOT ALL ITS CRACKED UP TO BE.  


"Author Milton Johanides focuses 


 on character, situation and


psychology to offer


 unique and sometimes terrifying  insight


into the Greek and Cypriot psyche." 



"The author's portrayal of Cyprus and Greece long before


 mass tourism is well-realized"


"Powerfully evocative"


"Stately"


"Terrifying"


(Indie Author's World) 


"This (Olympia's Dream) is a book of emotion that encompasses psychological states, relationships between characters and of Cyprus and the history it holds."


"...will certainly be of interest to those who also enjoy Victoria Hislop’s books"


(Louise Cannon of Book blog, Bookmarks and Stages)




Acknowledgement.


Historical references in The Cypriot's Treasure have been taken from the following books.


El Greco by Xavier Bray

The Great Fire ;by Lou Ureneck

The Middle Sea by John Julius Norwich

Greece, The Hidden Centuries by David Brewer

That Greece Might Still Be Free by William St Clair

Paradise Lost by Giles Milton