Atlantis Riptide, Lost Daughters of Atlantis Book 1 [NOOK Book]

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Atlantis Riptide
Lost Daughters of Atlantis Book 1

Sixteen-year-old Pearl Poseidon ran away from the circus tired of her adoptive parents’ abuse of her special skills. As a runaway, she craves anonymity but when she saves a small boy from drowning she draws attention to herself and her special abilities. Boardwalk employee and aspiring investigative reporter, Chase Thomas, ...

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Atlantis Riptide, Lost Daughters of Atlantis Book 1

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Overview

Atlantis Riptide
Lost Daughters of Atlantis Book 1

Sixteen-year-old Pearl Poseidon ran away from the circus tired of her adoptive parents’ abuse of her special skills. As a runaway, she craves anonymity but when she saves a small boy from drowning she draws attention to herself and her special abilities. Boardwalk employee and aspiring investigative reporter, Chase Thomas, helps her with the rescue and witnesses her amazing dive.

Now, he has questions. And so do the police.

Unbeknownst to Pearl, a battle rages under the Pacific between Loyal and Non-Loyal Atlantean forces and each side wants to use her powers for their cause. Will the commotion in the ocean expose her secrets to the world? Will Chase’s reporter-determination ruin their chance for a real relationship? Will staying near the ocean she loves catapult into a battle royale?

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940044526891
  • Publisher: Allie Burton
  • Publication date: 5/10/2013
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 6,742
  • Age range: 13 years
  • File size: 679 KB

Meet the Author

Allie BurtonAllie didn’t realize having so many jobs would become great research material for the stories she writes. She has been everything from a fitting room attendant to a bike police officer to a professional mascot escort. She has lived on three continents and in four states and has studied art, fashion design, marine biology, and advertising.When her kids asked, “when are you going to write a story we can read?” she switched from adult novels to Young Adult and Middle Grade and hasn’t looked back.Allie is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators, Romance Writers of America including the Young Adult, Dallas Area Romance Writers and Heart of the Rockies chapters. She is also a member of Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers. Currently, she lives in Colorado with her husband and two children.allieburton.comtwitter.com/Allie_BurtonFacebook.com/AllieBurtonAuthor
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  • Posted June 2, 2014

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    Great Young Adult Mermaid Story

    Pearl is a sixteen year old that is part of a circus along with her adoptive parents. But there is no fun and games. She is abused and forced to show her special abilities when she is in deep water. She can’t take it any more and runs away to find out more about her real parents. Although wanting to live a life of obscurity, she can’t seem to pass up helping people and animals. When she saves a young boy from drowning, she draws the attention of Chase Thomas.

    Chase is eighteen years old and trying to please both his aunt and himself. But when he learns about Pearl, he can’t help but try and figure out what her secret is. The question is if he means to be a friend or sell his soul for a killer story. Mean while, there is a war brewing in the Pacific Ocean and Pearl is meant to be part of this war. To what end depends on who gets her first.

    I liked this book. It is a new idea of mermaids. Pearl was strong yet wrapped up in self doubt. There were times that I got irritated with her and how she could be in a pity party for herself, I do think this was a good part of the story. This poor girl has known nothing but abuse, it makes sense. Although it’s hard to see if Chase is going to use Pearls info against her or with her, he was a good co-star.

    This is a good beginning to a series. It’s still rough but you have to start some where. I will be getting the next books in this series because I want to know how it progresses.

    I received this book for free from the Book Rooster program in exchange for an honest review.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 17, 2014

    GOOD

    I liked it but wished i could get the rest of the series now? Im mad at everyone but Pearl too. She was perfect but everyone had to go and be really greedy

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 10, 2014

    Romantic,Funny,sad,and Adventurus

    Very intresting book

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 18, 2014

    Books

    Loved it

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    Posted June 19, 2014

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