Babbis – 17th NOVEL IN THE SERIES
Ronnie returns to Elounda and is anxious to proceed with renovating her house. To her consternation she finds she is forbidden to enter the premises due to the officiousness of the building inspector, Babbis.
Babbis appears to be friendly and helpful; explaining building procedures and regulations to Ronnie, but he has an ulterior motive. Eventually his true nature is revealed.
Humiliated before his colleagues he plans his revenge on Ronnie.
Two young Englishmen decide to visit Crete, taking advantage of shops and tavernas to subsidise their scheme. It is not until they reach Plaka that their plans go awry.
When Vasi tries to exchange the drachmas that Ronnie had found hidden in the mattress at the house there are accusations of money laundering and tax evasion.
Kyriakos is a supportive friend to Ronnie, but keeps his dream hidden from her until the last minute.