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A vivid, character-driven historical saga set in Greece at the end of WWII and on the verge of the Greek Civil War. Fans of Ariel Lawhon's books about little-known history will love this sweeping, multigenerational story of familial love and loyalty against all odds.

Corfu, 1946: Living in a poor village in northern Greece, 10-year-olds Marco and Katerina are the best of friends. But as their country erupts into war, the two are separated: Katerina's family flees on foot, desperate to find somewhere safe. Marco is sent to one of Queen Frederica's children's villages, her defiant stance against the incoming communists.

At their final goodbye, Katerina and Marco promise to find their way back to the village, and to each other. This haunting childhood vow launches events that will take decades to unravel.

Where the Wandering Ends beautifully blends real Corfiot history with Greek mythology. Spanning multiple decades, this heart-breaking yet uplifting story reminds us of the tenacity of those who have lost everything and the enduring power of home.

"[A] magically crafted story combining history and mythology." -Heather Morris, New York Times bestselling author.

Genre: Historical

Praise for this book

"Perfect for lovers of historical fiction who are eager to explore a little-known area of twentieth-century history." - Anita Abriel

"Set on the romantic island of Corfu, Where the Wandering Ends is a powerful, emotional tale of recent history, showing the disruption of lives during the Greek civil war." - Rhys Bowen

"From the hillsides of Corfu to the streets of NYC, Where the Wandering Ends is a sensitive celebration of unconditional love." - Kimberly Brock

"A story about the complexities of people and how, even in the midst of chaos and fear, love shines through." - Joy Callaway

"A sweeping, multigenerational story of love, loss and sacrifice, Where the Wandering Ends is a beautiful journey through time in a war-ravaged, picturesque land of royalty, ruin, and hope." - Kristin Harmel

"Heartbreaking one moment and utterly life-affirming the next, Where the Wandering Ends will open your eyes to a moment in history that should not be forgotten." - Susan Meissner

"Love, hope, courage, and survival thread their way through this magically crafted story combining history and mythology." - Heather Morris

"A tale of homecoming, woven with beautiful threads from history, mythology, and the indelible truths and wisdom of the human heart." - Allison Pataki

"A vibrant tale of family, love and loss, and the hope of new beginnings." - Katherine Reay

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