Contemporary Fiction Set In Greece

 What better to do on a rainy day than read a book! Please feel free to add to the list below any fiction novels set in Greece.

The Illegal Gardener, By Sara Alexi - A moving tale of two foreigners from different backgrounds who meet in a rural Greek village. Book 1 of her 'Greek Village Series'

The Thread, By Victoria Hislop -  An evocative exploration of the past's hold on a family, with an exquisite love story at its centre.

Falconera, By Alexis Ladas - The story is fiction but the setting real. The author, Alexis Ladas was a 24 year old captain on a Greek Raiding Schooner in 1944, and took part in daring raids against the Germans.

Captain Corelli's Mandolin, By Louis de Bernieres -  It is 1941 and Captain Antonio Corelli, a young Italian officer, is posted to the Greek island of Cephallonia as part of the occupying forces.

 The Magus, By John Fowles -  On a remote Greek Island, Nicholas Urfe finds himself embroiled in the deceptions of a master trickster. As reality and illusion intertwine, Urfe is caught up in the darkest of psychological games. 

Nights of Rain and Stars, By Maeve Binchy -  In a Greek taverna, high over the small village of Aghia Anna, four people meet for the first time: Fiona, an Irish nurse, Thomas, a Californian academic; Elsa, a German television presenter; and David a shy English boy. Along with Andreas, the old man who runs the taverna, they become close to each other after witnessing a tragedy when a pleasure steamer catches fire in the harbour.