The Immortal City

The Immortal City

4.06 (770 ratings by Goodreads)
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In the heart of Venice, a woman is sacrificed to a forgotten god, sparking a mystery lost for thousands of years.

Dr. Penelope Bryne is ridiculed by the academic community for her quest to find the remnants of Atlantis, but when an ancient and mysterious script is found at a murder site, she flies to Venice determined to help the police before the killer strikes again.

Penelope has spent her entire life trying to ignore the unexplainable and magical history of Atlantis, but when she meets the enigmatic Alexis Donato, everything she believes will be challenged. Little does she know, Alexis has spent the last three years doing his best to sabotage Penelope's career so doesn't learn the truth--Atlantis had seven magicians who survived, and who he has a duty to protect.

As Alexis draws her into the darkly, seductive world of magic and history, Penelope will have to use her heart as well as her head if she is to find the answers she seeks.

With the new MOSE system due to come online, and Carnivale exploding around them, Penelope and Alexis will have to work together to stop the killer and prevent dark magic from pulling Venice into the sea.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 324 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 22.35mm | 557.92g
  • United States
  • English
  • 194772777X
  • 9781947727779
  • 2,252,646

Review quote

"Fans of fantasy, murder mysteries, and romance will admire Kuivalainen's skill..." -- Publishers Weekly

"Magic. Mystery. The Lost City of Atlantis. What more could you want? Amy Kuivalainen has truly impressed me with the amount of research that went into this book. Her approach to explaining the theory of Atlantis is unique and captivating." -- The Book Lyst

"...a rapid-paced, suspenseful, gripping, well-written and perfectly executed fictional fantasy/ thrilling murder mystery." --

" exciting and page turning novel which draws from many influences to create a new take on the Legend of Atlantis." -- Crime Classics

"...combines both present day Venice and the myth of Atlantis flawlessly. Full of mystery, danger, intrigue, magic, and romance... I anxiously await the next installment." -- Just Jaime's Reviews

"I loved this new take on the lost city [of Atlantis]. The addition of magicians was brilliant. The heroine was smart and strong...the book was filled with magic and took a legend and [turned it on its head] in a wonderful way." -- The Book Dragon

"...diligently brings the real world into fantasy, in a breath-taking way." -- Radzy Writes and Reviews
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770 ratings
4.06 out of 5 stars
5 38% (293)
4 37% (285)
3 19% (146)
2 5% (35)
1 1% (11)
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