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The Notorious Count of Santorini is a quirky, offbeat romance, comic thriller. Five young professionals are trapped by their Mothers conspiracy, spiriting them off for the summer to live with the Count on the Greek island of Santorini. The Count,MoreThe Notorious Count of Santorini is a quirky, offbeat romance, comic thriller. Five young professionals are trapped by their Mothers conspiracy, spiriting them off for the summer to live with the Count on the Greek island of Santorini. The Count, equally a victim, was living in peaceful retirement, writing whatever fancied him -- with no interest in the invasion.This is the account of what happens when the young vampires spend the summer with the Count. Can they blend in with the locals? Constant, unexpected plot twists are provided by a growing cast of zany characters, such as: Breezy, PR genius, who spins the vampire myth into the machinations of extraterrestrials, through the manipulation of Bob, the greedy mayor, and Kyriakos, editor of Santorini Now!. Brother Burgett, lecherous entomologist, in seaarch of the Night Bee, and beekeepers daughters, to the frustration of Breezy, deeply smitten by him at first sight. Worse, the unexpected arrival of Arlene, her mother, who turns the tables on everyone. Nastassja, a foundling, key to the past, helplessly in love with the Counts books. Ruthless Irish, who plans to kill the Count, along with his guests, to possess the castle and its infamous wine cellar. Jean-Claude, the archeologist, bent on exposing the Counts sins, time-dating his history by interviewing spirits at the Akrotire dig, dating back to the islands implosion in 1450 BC. Maxine, his dig mate, who dreams of being taken by a vampire.The Kallikantzaroi, little beasts from the earths core. The Doctor. Inspector Damien. Elvas Palace and her trendy Vanpire Club. The Historical Societys secret cell of vampire killers. Mr. Guatemala. Kalamata, the Counts twisted manservant, who spies on everyone. The UCLA film crew, bent on filming vampires. The list goes on.