Serres, frosty dawn on March 13, 1964. One sixteen year old girl ready to give birth arrives all alone and bleeding at the city’s hospital. A few hours later she dies, after giving birth to a baby girl. Three days later, the infant disappears mysteriously from the delivery room. Investigations of the Gendarmerie remain inconclusive and the case is archived.
In September of 1989 the weird strangling of a young professor shakes Thessaloniki. After two months of searching and while the killer remains disappeared, a young mother is murdered in exactly the same way.
Policeman Stergiou of Thessaloniki Security Division observes that the two victims were born on the same day, on March 13, 1964 in Serres’ Hospital. The developments are blistering. Stergiou realizes that he just has entered into a dark labyrinth of a strange case, that its thread starts twenty-five years ago.
Who stole that baby and where is it now? Does he knows that his life is in danger? Who and why is murdering women who were born on the same day in the same hospital? What games were played and which deal with death that woke up a murderer twenty-five years later?
Reissue of the book THE KISS OF THE DRAGON (2007)
By Chryssiida Dimoulidou. 376 pages. Paperback. Imported. Psichogios publications.