Histria Books is happy to announce the discharge of Reaching for Independence by Barbara Youree. This compelling work of historic fiction is printed by Addison & Highsmith Publishers, an imprint of Histria Books devoted to excellent authentic works of fiction.
Reaching for Independence is a narrative of affection and warfare, set throughout Greece’s chaotic War for Independence from the Ottoman Turks within the early nineteenth century. The fascinating historic figures embody Captain Bouboulina, the girl who launched the warfare to free Greece, two Greek warfare commanders, Mavrocordatos and Kolokotronis, who opposed one another—almost inflicting a civil warfare—and the well-known poet, Lord Byron, who led troops to victory. Real characters intermingle with fictional ones.
Widowed Dr. Mikos and his teen-aged daughters, Zoe and Lyrica, transfer from a Greek island to the mainland to determine a hidden clinic for wounded troopers. Zoe faces a dilemma: She is betrothed to Philip, a soldier, who’s good and bold. His youthful brother, Iscos, turns into wounded in battle and is taken to the clinic. While tending him, Zoe realizes how deeply she cares for him. Suspense builds as victory in warfare appears doubtful, and nobody is aware of till the tip which brother will win Zoe’s love.
Following a profession educating French and English, Barbara Youree started writing. Her work covers a number of completely different genres, however probably the most acclaimed guide is the narrative nonfiction, Courageous Journey, about two Sudanese younger males whom she mentored throughout their first 12 months within the United States. It was chosen as a finalist within the 2008 USA Today Best Books. President Jimmy Carter wrote one of many reward blurbs on the again cowl.
Reaching for Independence, 268 pp., ISBN 978-1-59211-312-5, is available at HistriaBooks.com and from all main guide retailers. It can be available as an eBook. Titles printed below the varied imprints of Histria Books are distributed worldwide by the Independent Publishers Group (IPG). For info on publishing with Histria Books, please go to HistriaBooks.com or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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