Short Stories

MYSTERY MISTRESS

 

TYPE : Literature
PAGES : 60
FIRST PRESENTATION : 2013
CONTEMPORARY VERSION : 2013 (v.1)

 

 

 

 

SUMMARY

Police inspector Akis Grifidis receives a strange phone call from Lucia, a woman who once happened to be his occasional lover. She now works as a museum curator. She informs him about a recent theft at her museum. She asks for his help and he responds immediately to her call. But when he arrives at the museum he meets a strangely attractive woman; because his former girlfriend is now almost totally changed! She looks more dangerously attractive than she were in the past. Even so she immediately explains him about the theft that took place some days ago. Grifidis starts to run the investigation inside the museum but looking also at his former girlfriend he realizes that something is wrong with the case. Things aren’t as simple as she presents them; so inspector Akis Grifidis decides to give it a second look. And the evidence show almost clearly the potential perpetrator!

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MURDER IN PARADISE

 

TYPE : Literature
PAGES : 51
FIRST PRESENTATION : 2013
CONTEMPORARY VERSION : 2013 (v. 1)

 

 

 


SUMMARY

Police inspector Akis Grifidis decides to go on vacations in Mykonos, the famous Greek island. This is his first time on the island so he stays in a luxurious hotel and lives his Greek myth. The hotel is next to a famous beach called SUPER PARADISE. Akis is determined to have a good time but in the end he is not so lucky. One day he has a strange visit in his room by the hotel’s manager. He is upset and he informs Akis about something serious by saying that he has just discovered a dead man right outside his hotel. He asks Akis for his help and inspector accepts the challenge. When he reaches the beach he finds out that the manager is right. But things are not as simple as they look like. So Akis starts investigating the crime scene. Soon he discovers that everyone in the hotel is unwilling to speak which makes him very suspicious. And then the unavoidable questions come: who is the dead? What was he doing on the island? Who murdered the guy and why?

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MEMORIES FROM SMYRNA

 

TYPE : Literature
PAGES : 30
FIRST PRESENTATION : 2011
CONTEMPORARY VERSION : 2012 (v. 2)

 

 

 


SUMMARY 

A certain man in Greece, named George Malides, is from Smyrna (Izmir) of Asia Minor. He is a wealthy constructor and now he goes to an old house to investigate it. It’s an abandoned building which he intends to demolish the next day. While searching in it he discovers some hidden and forgotten envelops. When he opens them he finds some forgotten letters of a dead lady. He starts to read them and he finds out the terrible secret that this house keeps behind its walls. It is a secret that interests the man a lot! His hidden past from Smyrna is now in front of his eyes, alive again!

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THE GREEK VAMPIRE 

 

TYPE : Literature
PAGES : 82
FIRST PRESENTATION : 2013
CONTEMPORARY VERSION : 2013 (v. 1)

 


SUMMARY

Crete, 1660. The Venetian-Turkish war ranges for years on the Greek island. In a rather isolated village the local lord summons all the proesti, the elders and most notable men. Among them is the doctor of the village who intends to reveal them a terrible secret: someone wants to destroy them all one by one. According to his opinion there have been many inexplicable deaths in their village the last months. He says with certainty that there is a serial killer among them. The man is so heinous that he also feeds on human blood. The others, of course, don’t believe him. But then the doctor says that he even knows very well who the murderer is and how he kills his victims. The others want more details about the issue and then the doctor is showing them an odd book under the title “De Draculis et altris daemoniis”!

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A MINUTE TO GO

 

TYPE : Literature
PAGES : 26
FIRST PRESENTATION : 2011
CONTEMPORARY VERSION : 2012 (v. 2)

 

 

 

 


SUMMARY 

A certain man discovers a secret map hidden inside an old book. When he reads it he understands that the map indicates a secret place in Italy. Moreover he understands that exactly at that very place some strange things are about to happen the next days. So the man decides to visit that place. He rides his motorcycle and heads to Italy. When he arrives to his destination, he resides at a small hotel and then he tries to find the place indicated on his mysterious map. But the guy has absolutely no idea of what he is about to be involved to.

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ANGEL MURDERER

 

TYPE : Literature
PAGES : 43
FIRST PRESENTATION : 2013
CONTEMPORARY VERSION : 2013 (v. 1)

 

 


SUMMARY

Inspector Akis Grifidis tells us a strange story that happened to him in England. Back then he was just a simple policeman of Scotland Yard. Some day he visits a friend, also policeman, in a provincial town just outside London. He is wandering around the city when he sees some people outside a farmhouse. He approaches and they tell him about a certain old professor who lives there. But his neighbors haven’t seen him for long. Akis calls his friend and they enter the house. There they see the corpse of the unfortunate professor. Immediately they call for help and they start investigating the place. Some hours later they will trace the murderer. He was the most unlikely creature one could ever imagine!

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LIFE INSURANCE

TYPE : Literature
PAGES : 28
FIRST PRESENTATION : 2011
CONTEMPORARY VERSION : 2012 (v.1)

 

 


SYMMARY

The story is about Gerry, a guy deep into debts. It is days he’s been searching for a solution and finally comes up with a brilliant idea. Or at least he thinks so. His plan has to do with his life insurance. He calls for emergency help his friend, John, but this is his biggest mistake of all. Because his life insurance is going to be fulfilled soon enough.

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SIMPLY A MURDER ? 

 

TYPE : Literature
FORM : Short Story
PAGES : 25
FIRST PRESENTATION : 2013
CONTEMPORARY VERSION : 2013 (v. 1)

 

 



SUMMARY

Police inspector Akis Grifidis arrives on a Greek island for his vacations. In the beginning all is calm and quiet. He is having a good time, exactly like he wanted to. Some day he there meets a homosexual, a gay named Loulis, who is his occasional company. One night, though, Grifidis hears a strange noise from the above room. Shortly after some loud voices follow and then Akis hears some strange knockings on his door. When he answers the door Grifidis sees Loulis in front of him crying desperately. He confesses a self defense murder. He says he has killed his boy-friend. Inspector goes up to his room and there indeed he faces the gory victim. But then his eyes are fixed on something very strange that leads him to suspect that the case is not so simple. Is that gay so innocent as he claims to be, or ...

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STRANGE STORIES

 

TYPE : Literature
PAGES : 81
FIRST PRESENTATION : 2011
CONTEMPORARY VERSION : 2012 (v.1)

 

 

 


SUMMARY  

This is a volume of three Short Stories that one can find separately among my other writings. The titles are “MEMORIES FROM SMYRNA ”, “LIFE INSURANCE ”, and “A MINUTE TO GO”.
1) MEMORIES FROM SMYRNA
A certain man in Greece, named George Malides, is from Smyrna (Izmir) of Asia Minor. While searching in an old house, he discovers some hidden and forgotten envelops. There he discovers a secret that interests the man a lot! His hidden past from Smyrna is now in front of his eyes, alive again!
2) LIFE INSURANCE
The story is about Gerry, a guy deep into debts. It is days he’s been searching for a solution and finally comes up with a brilliant idea; his life insurance! But fate has some different opinion about it!
3) A MINUTE TO GO
A man discovers a secret map hidden inside an old book. When he reads it he understands that the map indicates a secret place in Italy. There some strange things are about to happen!

 

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