Bio: Mary Lukes Stamoulis received her BA degree in literature from Edison College, Trenton, New Jersey in her later years. She has written a book of poetry and four novels, including Shadow War in Crete and is current negotiating for publication of her other novels. She has been a court approved interpreter for the courts of New Jersey in Greek English translations for over 25 years.
Mary was born in Mobile, Alabama but left at three years of age with her mother and brother. She spent four years in Greece on the island of Ikaria with her grandparents, with she never forgot. She is an active church member in the Greek Orthodx Church in Holmdel, and was one of its original founders. She is the mother of three children and four grandchildren.
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Samia Giamal has come to the desert to kill herself. A childless first wife of Ibrahim, she has sunk to the position of slavery to serve him and his succeeding wives. But it was not to be. She is rescued as she stumbles upon the excavation expedition of Lord Carnarvon and Howard Carter who are digging around the already grave-robber plundered tombs of the Pharoahs, finding little worthwhile. They revive the near death Samia and she joins and contributes to their efforts as they accidentally stum... more info>>
The year is 1939, and Amalia's quest for inner peace soon becomes a struggle for survival as Greece is engulfed in World War II. Amalia's story becomes entwined with intelligence agents and the guerilla "shadow warriors"--the Greeks, British and Anzacs who hid in mountain caves, descending at night to wreak havoc on the Nazis who occupied Crete for four years.