The Phoenix
The Phoenix

The Phoenix

The Story of a Love That Endured the Winds of World War II


368 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Hardcover

Hardcover, $24.95 (US $24.95) (CA $29.95)

Publication Date: September 2014

ISBN 9780824520175

Price: $24.95


On the enchanting Greek island of Lesbos, currently suffering a brutal Nazi occupation, olive heiress Nina Cambas is torn between her religious calling to the convent and her love for Danny, a brave American serviceman whose missions occasionally take him to concentration camps. Can their love endure the war and Nina's sense of duty? This gripping, spiritually informed love story, set amidst the turbulence and tragedy of World War II and the Holocaust, will appeal to fans of historical romances and military history alike.


"Interweaving of love, passion, piety, pain, violence, Nazi atrocities during World War II, compassion and forgiveness make this book a must read."  —Andy McCabe, author, The Gifted One

"If you ever aspired to visit a Greek island, reading The Phoenix gives you a unique opportunity with no airport delays, and no luggage to carry. There is something for everyone in this book."  —National Herald

"Besides taking the reader on an exciting excursion to a Greek island where people defy adversity and enjoy life, this book both inspires and heals."  —Demetria De Lia, PhD, Academy of Clinical and Applied Psychoanalysis

Author Biography

Peter M. Kalellis is a psychotherapist, a marriage and family therapist, and the author of The Face of Jesus, Five Steps to Spiritual Growth, and Why Have You Abandoned Me? He lives in Westfield, New Jersey.