Maggie Petru
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Love, Obey, and Betray is a truly readable psychological novel. Vladymyr Horbatsky emigrated to Canada at the end of WWII in search of safety and security. Over the ensuing 20 years steady work and a Canadian family create his personal paradise. Then an American Defense Department consultant comes to work for his employer and Vlad discovers that the man was his wife’s boss in her days as an Allied spy. Memories of his childhood escape from Communism and enslavement by the Nazis flood back, alerting his Cossack instincts to the fact that paradise has just developed a huge viper. How Vlad deals with the challenges that ensue will keep you riveted until the very end.


"This novel totally delivers. There's romance, intrigue, murder, espionage and plenty of action. The writing style is clear, concise and consistently moves the story forward. The plot line is complicated, and even though I tried to guess the outcome, I wasn't even close. This book is well worth the read!"

- C. L. Cook

"'Love, Obey, & Betray' by Maggie Petru is as good a read as anyone could ever want. A true page turner that is almost impossible to put down. The plot is brilliant and the characters skillfully drawn.

Unpredictable events, actually spawned during WW II, take place in Canada 20 years later, and profoundly alter the present-day lives of Maggie's main characters!

This entertaining and intricate story, with cleverly crafted flashbacks, takes the reader on a roller coaster ride of emotions that very few authors carry off as well as Ms. Petru.

Congratulations to Maggie Petru for creating such a magnificent novel that rivals and perhaps surpasses any other of this genre and, as a bonus, it is made and takes place in Canada!"

- R. Roberts

This isn’t a polished book to look at, but all in all, it’s a pretty good yarn

- Jon Fer, Kitchener-Waterloo Record

When a jealous husband learns his wife’s former lover has re-entered their lives, just what scruples will he abandon in his battle to protect the integrity of his marriage?

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