Loukia Borrell

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Former journalist; first novel, "Raping Aphrodite" is historical fiction and set against the 1974 invasion and division of Cyprus by Turkey; second book, "Delicate Secrets," is a prequel to "Raping Aphrodite" and follows the same characters in the early years of their relationship. Third book is "The Words Between Us," which details how the characters deal with a crisis that threatens their marriage. All books are available on Amazon and BN.com. Married, three children.

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Average rating: 3.86 · 7 ratings · 3 reviews · 4 distinct works
Raping Aphrodite (The Aphro...

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it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2014 — 2 editions
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I have just self-published my third book, "The Words Between Us," available now on Amazon and BN.com. Here is an overview:

If more than one person knows a secret, is it still a secret?
In The Words Between Us, the third book in The Aphrodite Anthologies, Christian Colgate has learned that his wife, Tash, isn't the daughter of a U.N. officer. She isn't a native of Spain and she wasn't raised by he... Read more of this blog post »
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Loukia Borrell Looking for intrigue during the holidays? You'll find that and more in Raping Aphrodite, now available at amazon.com and bn.com When Tash Colgate, a successful art gallery owner, agrees to an exhibit of items from Cyprus, she unlocks the door on a dark past those close to her wish would never see the light of day. Little by little, everything Tash's husband knows about his wife is wrong. Will he tell her the truth or keep the secrets buried?


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