By Ioannis Kontodinas


Book I. Memories from the Past

Novel, Spiritualist Fiction

A book from antiquity containing messages for humanity. In the Mystic’s Apprentice, Philippos’ past meets his future mission… Guided by the Spiritual World and helped by a Pythia, the beautiful Maria.


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writer, educator

Ioannis Kontodinas

An educator and writer from Greece. Ioannis holds a Bachelor’s in Physics and a PhD in Space Plasma Physics. He teaches Physics and works in the field of Bioinformatics. His interests range from spiritualism and metaphysics to ancient civilisations and science fiction. When not teaching, Ioannis loves to spend time with his family and write about his favourite topics. The Mystic’s Apprentice is his first novel. He has also translated a number of spiritual books from Greek into English.



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It’s kind of an epic tale. You have created a whole new world that seems timeless in many ways…

– Logan crawford, spotlight tv

Author Ioannis Kontodinas has crafted a highly engrossing and imaginative work that fans of spiritually-themed reads will enjoy, especially when all those inspirations and ideas gel so beautifully with the mythology, legend and history of ancient Greece.

♥♥♥♥♥ (5/5)

K. C. Finn

Reader's Favorite

Soaked in magical realism, mystery, and romance. The Mystic’s Apprentice is an engaging novella that keeps you invested until the end. Ioannis D. Kontodinas plays his cards close to his chest and slowly peels away the layers of the mystery with each passing page.

♥♥♥♥ (4/5)

Pikasho Deka

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The Mystic’s Apprentice took me on a spiritually enlightening adventure, and it left me craving more… I enjoyed everything from the esoteric and technical knowledge to the ancient civilization mysteries and mystical groups.

 ♥♥♥♥♥ (5/5)

Doreen Chombu

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