Cicada’s Consequence: A Story About Survival – Nitsa Olivadoti
In the book “Cicada’s Choice,” Eleni makes a hasty decision when she leaves Yianni, her childhood love back in Greece, to marry George, a man she hardly knows. She departs for America after their wedding with the promise of a better life. “Cicada’s Consequence,” the second book in the Cicada Series, begins with her arrival. Eleni must quickly assimilate into a new life and even a new name, which her husband insists upon. In her effort to blend in, she begins to lose who she once was. When she starts to think the challenges of being a teenager, wife and immigrant are almost too much to bear, she realizes it is nothing compared to the darkness and violence she begins to encounter. With everyone she has ever known on the other side of the ocean, how will she manage to survive?