Awakenings is a dramatic
romantic novel of escape to friendship and love, set on the Greek
island of Santorini.
$12.95 - Buy it now.
Would you trust a two-dimensional friend
from an internet chat page, and run to her when leaving an abusive and
Mary Illingford does. She leaves Paul,
helped by her feisty daughter, Jenni, who accompanies her to the island
Once there Mary meets Eleni, owner of
beautiful apartments overlooking the stunning caldera lake, Julia from
John, Eleni’s family friend, and discovers life isn’t just fear and
Jenni and Marios, Eleni’s son, fall in love
and are challenged by the differences in their cultures and the spectre
of a long-distance relationship. When Jenni is eventually accosted by
Paul in his attempt to find Mary, she realises that her love for Marios
at least deserves a chance...
Awakenings investigates the formation of
overseas friendships through the internet, and their extension into
real life - still a
relatively new and controversial concept.
The beautiful but strange and mysterious
island of Santorini is the setting for this romantic drama.