Sabbatical in the Sun

Recently divorced, the youthful and beautiful Jessica Slater decides to exchange her life as a Northern Virginia educator for something more enticing in Southern California-a Sabbatical in the Sun. There, she enrolls for graduate courses at USC. She meets John Martin, a university administrator and they begin to date. As events unfold, Jessica and John draw closer and eventually become lovers.

On spring break, Jessica and John celebrate Easter in Greece as guests of John’s friend, Denis Angelides and his family. But then everything falls apart as Jessica learns she’s been brought to Greece as a pawn in a scheme to recover a valuable coin belonging to the Angelides family that has disappeared. She finds her entire relationship with John has been built on lies and deceit.

Sabbatical in the Sun is a novel of intrigue that deals with the consequences of selfishness and greed. It is also about love and relationships that fall short of perfection. Mainly it is about forgiveness.