SHADOW OF ATHENA is due out on June 13, 2017
Shadow of Athena, due to be published June 13, 2017, is an adventure story, a love story, a perilous journey through the ancient world of Archaic Greece.

It takes hold from the first pages and never lets up until up until it reaches a shattering and shocking climax.Bud Gundy, author, two-time Emmy winning producer, PBS

The far past comes alive in this historical novel with a cast of unforgettable characters. A story that lingers in the mind long after the book is closed. Cleo Jones, author of Sister Wives and The Case of the Fragmented Woman

Authentic details bring Ancient Greece to life. A must-read for lovers of historical fiction. —Patricia Elmore, mystery writer and Edgar nominee

The suspense never lets up and builds to an unexpected and satisfying ending. —Charlene Weir, mystery writer, winner of Domestic Malice Award

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My name is Barbara Brunetti. I was born Barbara Elena Douglas, and my writing name is Elena Douglas. I am a writer of historical novels based on legends and ancient history.