Greece

D
It's All Greek to Me

A contemporary romance set on a Greek island? Oh, yes, I jumped at the chance to review this one. But while there are touches that definitely bring the Greek islands to mind, the setting wasn’t enough. The heroine was initially interesting, but soon became tiring. Factor in minimal character devel ...

B-
Scoundrel

I would have bought Scoundrel, the second volume in Zoë Archer’s Blades of the Rose series, for the setting alone: Most of its pages are spent on a small sailing boat island-hopping in the Aegean Sea – can you imagine anything more romantic? With lots of adventures magical and otherwise, it’s ...

A-
My Brother Michael

Have you ever been to Delphi, Greece? It’s a truly magical, mystical place. Whatever your own religious persuasion is, there you’ll find it very easy to feel close to a higher being, and understand perfectly well why the Greeks built a sanctuary for Apollo on that very mountainside. The novel th ...

B+
A Most Unconventional Courtship

The setting of this romance is unusual, and highly attractive. The island of Corfu, in northern Greece just this side of the Albanian border, is described well, and its landscape makes a splendid backdrop to the story and serves as far more than wallpaper. The time is 1817, and the British co ...