Maro Vamvounaki was born in Chania where she spent her childhood. At the age of 9 she came to Athens with her family. She studied law and psychology. Since 1972, and for the following eleven years, she lived in Rhodes where she worked as a notary. Today she lives in Athens. She is a prolific writer. This book is the author's 22nd published title and it has been estimated that over 500,000 copies of her books have been sold to her devoted reading audience.Maro Vamvounaki is one of the most renowned and beloved contemporary Greek writers and her latest book focuses on a truly intriguing subject.