Jeffrey Siger’s AN AEGEAN APRIL is this week’s giveaway Jan19

Jeffrey Siger’s AN AEGEAN APRIL is this week...

This week,  CrimeSpree and  Friday Reads Facebook page, are giving away copies of AEGEAN APRIL by Jeffrey Siger   The beautiful Greek island of Lesvos, birthplace of the poet Sappho, and for centuries an agrarian paradise famed for anise-flavored ouzo and tasty sardines, sees its serenity turn into chaos as the world watches boatloads of refugees daily flee onto its shores from Turkey across the narrow Mytilini Strait. Mihalis Volandes is one of Lesvos’ elite, the patriarch of a storied shipping clan. He’s weathered many changes in his long life, and when a government policy accelerates the surge of refugees onto his...

Interview with Jeffrey Siger, author of AN AEGEAN ...

Mike Barson In Conversation with Jeffrey Siger, author of AN AEGEAN APRIL, ninth in the Inspector Andreas Kaldis  1) When you made the decision to start a crime series, why did you select Greece as the setting for the stories? (I believe that was a first…) Jeff Siger: When I started writing about Andreas Kaldis, I didn’t intend on creating a series.  I thought I’d be writing a stand-alone novel telling the story of a Greek island I knew intimately.  I wanted to write about the people, culture and politics of Mykonos, and only settled upon the mystery format because it struck me as the best vehicle for exploring how a tourist island...