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Yvonne Payne My current and pending novels are set on the Greek island of Crete and as I am lucky enough to spend large chunks of time there, I go for a walk. Some…moreMy current and pending novels are set on the Greek island of Crete and as I am lucky enough to spend large chunks of time there, I go for a walk. Sometimes a walk around the village of Kritsa, the 'home' of my heroine is enough. If I need to work out something tougher, then a trek in the mountains or through a gorge usually sorts me out. I 'write' in my head as I walk along and then type it up later.(less)
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Kritsotopoula: Girl of Kritsa

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