Mysteries of the Greek Detective

3 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 15 ratings

The Messenger of Athens Publisher's Summary

When the battered body of a young woman is discovered on a remote Greek island, the local police are quick to dismiss her death as an accident. Then a stranger arrives, uninvited, from Athens, announcing his intention to investigate further. His methods are unorthodox, and he brings his own mystery into the web of dark secrets and lies. Who has sent him, on whose authority is he acting. And how does he know of dramas played out decades ago?

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  • Book 1

    • The Messenger of Athens

    • By: Anne Zouroudi
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    When the battered body of a young woman is discovered on a remote Greek island, the local police are quick to dismiss her death as an accident. Then a stranger arrives, uninvited, from Athens, announcing his intention to investigate further. His methods are unorthodox, and he brings his own mystery into the web of dark secrets and lies. Who has sent him, on whose authority is he acting. And how does he know of dramas played out decades ago?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Worthwhile and compelling, but tragic

    • By Hilary on 12-15-11

    Regular price: $18.33

  • Book 2

    • The Taint of Midas

    • By: Anne Zouroudi
    • Narrated by: Bill Wallis
    • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    For over half a century, the beautiful, ruined Temple of Apollo has been in the care of the old beekeeper Gabrilis. But when the value of the land soars, he is forced to sign away his interests – and hours later he meets a violent, lonely death. When Hermes Diaktoros finds his friend’s battered body by a dusty roadside, the police quickly make him the prime suspect.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good story. Depressing narrator.

    • By Sarah on 11-06-10

    Regular price: $17.76

  • Book 3

    • The Doctor of Thessaly

    • The Mysteries of the Greek Detective, Book 3
    • By: Anne Zouroudi
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Where there’s trouble there’s Hermes Diaktoros, the mysterious fat man whose tennis shoes are always pristine and whose investigative methods are always unorthodox. In the latest instalment of the Mysteries of the Greek Detective, Hermes must solve a brutal crime that the victim does not seem to want solving, thwart the petty machinations of the town’s ex-mayor and his cronies, and pour oil on the troubled waters of a sisters’ relationship.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story

    • By Amazon Customer on 08-30-11

    Regular price: $16.21