The Professor and the Bird

About the Book

Professor Nikos Angelopoulos is working with his Greek-Turkish team at a dig in Turkey when one day a young motorcyclist gets stranded: Sally from Ireland, fresh and charming and a bit flirty. Very soon the Professor finds out that, despite her temperament, she’s still very innocent and gullible, and he seems to develop fatherly feelings towards her, protecting her from the clear intentions of the young men at the camp.

Then she just happens to dig up a fragment of clay with an old Assyrian inscription in Hittite on it, and Nikos finds out that this inscription is the oldest one found so far in an Indo-European language. While celebrating their great find, Sally and Nikos discover their feelings for each other despite their age difference – but at the same time, an American millionaire turns up who wants to buy the clay fragment for his collection; and, although Nikos tells him it is a national treasure and not for sale, he won’t take no for an answer. He tries to convince Nikos to sell it to him, and when that plan fails he calls in his gunmen…

Amid their ever-growing passion for each other, Nikos and Sally now have got to face a dangerous and violent gang of artefact thieves together with their brave international team of archaeologists and workers. Who will win the showdown at Kanesh camp – and will this unusual relationship between a scientist of sixty and a young adventuress of not yet thirty stand the test of time?

Book Tour

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June 7

Book Unleashed – Promo – Kick Off Post
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Teatime and Books – Excerpt
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June 8

Karen’s Killer Book Bench – Promo, Excerpt
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June 9

June 12

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Shh, I am Reading – Fun Facts

June 14

Jazzy Book Reviews – Promo, Excerpt, Fun Facts
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June 15

Liz’s Reading Life – Promo, Excerpt, Fun Facts

June 16

CGB Blog Tours – Promo

June 19

June 20

The Silver Dagger Scriptorium – Promo, Fun Facts

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