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"Out of Darkness is two books under one cover and extremely fascinating. In the first book, In the Blood of the Greeks, we meet Eva Muller, the daughter of a German commander stationed in Larissa, Greece. Eva is a person with a great deal of pain in her life. She meets up with firebrand Zoe Lambros, a young woman with a desire for vengeance. Mary weaves a story about these two women that show a great deal of love and a lot of realism. It's a very well written book that allows you to witness their relationship grow against the backdrop of the end of World War ll for Greece.
The second part of the novel, Land of Milk and Honey, jumps a year into the future where the two women decide to immigrate to Australia. They face new dangers. A thoroughly good read. I look forward to reading more about Zoe and Eva."
The review of this Book prepared by julie kanday








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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1930's-1950's Difficult/unusual lover?    -   Yes How difficult?    -   Beauty and the beast Action/suspense subplot?    -   Yes Action:    -   war bringing lovers together

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   religious figure Age/status:    -   40's-50's

Main Female Character

   -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   artist

Setting

Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment What % of story is romance related?    -   20% Focus of story    -   equally on two couples How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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