New Novel Explores Forbidden Love and Heart-Wrenching Consequences in Astoria’s Greek Community

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New Novel Explores Forbidden Love and Heart-Wrenching Consequences in Astoria’s Greek Community

New Novel Explores Forbidden Love and Heart-Wrenching Consequences in Astoria's Greek Community
“The Price of Passion” by Artemios John Korkidis is a deeply emotional novel that explores love, infidelity, and cultural identity within the Greek-American community of Astoria. It is now available from Dorrance Publishing Company.

Dorrance Publishing Company is proud to announce the release of “The Price of Passion,” a deeply emotional and gripping novel by Artemios John Korkidis. This poignant story explores the tumultuous seas of love, infidelity, and the complex web of human relationships, set against the vibrant cultural backdrop of the Greek community in Astoria, New York.

“The Price of Passion” follows the life of Peter, a married restaurant owner, who becomes entangled in a web of romantic and familial obligations. As Peter grapples with his illicit love for a young waitress, Alkmini, and his responsibilities toward his wife and children, his journey becomes one of self-discovery, regret, and the inevitable consequences of his choices.

This novel intricately explores the complexities of forbidden love and the moral dilemmas of infidelity, delving into the struggles of balancing personal desires with familial responsibilities and their impact on loved ones. Set against the rich cultural backdrop of the Greek-American community in Astoria, the novel adds depth and authenticity to the narrative. Alkmini’s relationship with Peter ignites emotional turmoil and moral conflict, while Peter’s wife, Helen, descends into jealousy and depression, painting a poignant picture of marital discord and the devastating consequences of infidelity.

Literary Titan hails “The Price of Passion” as “a deeply emotional and gripping tale that navigates the tumultuous seas of love, infidelity, and the complex web of human relationships.” The review highlights Korkidis’ ability to vividly depict the inner turmoil of his characters, particularly Peter’s struggle between his passionate feelings for Alkmini and his loyalty to his family. The novel is praised for its raw honesty, compelling character development, and rich, immersive setting that brings the Greek-American experience to life.

Don’t miss “The Price of Passion,” a deeply emotional and gripping tale that you won’t be able to put down. Available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or Apple Books. For more books by Artemios John Korkidis and to read his insightful blog, visit the author’s website at artemioskorkidis.com.

About the Book

In the vibrant heart of Astoria’s Greek community, a married restaurant owner finds himself torn between his deep love for a young waitress and his obligations to his family. As he navigates the treacherous waters of forbidden passion and moral conflict, his choices unravel the delicate fabric of his life, leading to profound self-discovery and heart-wrenching regret. His wife’s descent into jealousy and depression, sparked by his betrayal, paints a harrowing picture of marital discord and the devastating consequences of infidelity. Set against a richly authentic cultural backdrop, this poignant tale explores the depths of love, loyalty, and the relentless quest for redemption, making it an unforgettable journey of the human heart.

About the Author

Artemios John Korkidis grew up on the island of Crete, Greece. As a young man, he migrated to New York City, where he wrote for the National Herald and raised his family. Surrounded by his cherished family members, Artemios lived his life doing what he loved: painting, writing, and inspiring others. “The Price of Passion” is his third book. It has been translated from the original Greek version with additional content by his daughter, Dr. Katherine E.A. Korkidis. Dr. Korkidis, who holds a Ph.D. in Biophysical Chemistry, is also a writer. Through her love and respect for her father, she has helped preserve his life’s writings for generations to come.

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Company Name: Literary Titan
Contact Person: Dr. Katherine E.A. Korkidis
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Country: United States
Website: https://katherinekorkidisauthor.com/

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