|About the Book|
Did Atlantis exist? Had she found an entrance? Discovering a small, ancient Egyptian pyramid in a most unlikely place, Southern Florida, Archaeologist Jessica Carter is confronted with history altering questions. Excavating the mysterious entranceMoreDid Atlantis exist? Had she found an entrance? Discovering a small, ancient Egyptian pyramid in a most unlikely place, Southern Florida, Archaeologist Jessica Carter is confronted with history altering questions. Excavating the mysterious entrance Jessica becomes the nexus of a series of life threatening incidents. Each event grows more baffling, as do the interventions that save her. Finally an earthquake collapses the pyramid, followed by a hurricane that buries it, ending her excavation, and the military providing security, recalls her to active duty. Jessica fears her career is over. But her discovery leads her into the arms of the man who has haunted her dreams and her excavation. Her memory of him, securely locked in her subconscious, begins to re-emerge after he again saves her, this time from sacrifice by pagan Aztecs set on offering her to their god.Xerxes has held her heart unconsciously captive since he rescued Jessica and her family several years earlier. As High Lord of Atlantis, he was forced to cloud their memories to conceal his identity and that of the under-water civilization he is charged to protect. Jessica’s discovery forces him to destroy the entrance. Now he will steal her away to Atlantis, and take Jessica as his wife to ensure her silence. However, a traitor inside his council threatens Atlantis and puts Jessica’s life in deadly peril. With help from his brother, ruler of Pacifica, and an off-world ambassador, Xerxes risks all to rescue the only woman he loves from the traitor before it’s too late.