Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Secrets of the Mine

Welcome, Gates of Atlantis fans! I'm so excited to introduce you to some of my characters from book 4 in the series.

Gates of Atlantis: Secrets of the Mine starts with fourteen year old Adam Jackson, a geeky guy who is more comfortable with mythology books than actual people.

Adam
He has to spend his summer at a dig with his mom, who's an archeologist, at an ancient mine in Zimbabwe. He's not so crazy about the idea, but his mom bribes him with the promise of scuba diving. He takes a wrong turn underwater and meets Nef, a spirited and temperamental sea kelpie. They accidentally save each other, and a friendship is born. Nef is on a mission to rescue his missing companion, a naiad named Kleo.

Nef  
Another reason to hate being at the dig: Clancy Pitt. She's his age and couldn't be more opposite (or more annoying) if he paid her. She's everything he isn't...logical, ambitious, and she actually wants to be there at the dig with her parents. Adam and Clancy would rather avoid each, but they stumble upon something that links the mine with the lost city of Atlantis as well as the missing naiad. 

Clancy

Kleo
Once the minions find them, the chase is on the find Kleo and get to the gate before they're captured...or worse. 

Thanks for dropping by, friends! Check our Gates of Atlantis facebook page tomorrow to meet the characters in book 5!