Mara Powers is a nomad, adventurer, and social butterfly. She grew up wanting to be a professional partier, and pursued a career in tourism and resort management. Her love of swashbuckling pirates and ships led her to sail the high seas working on private yachts. Upon becoming a landlubber again, she ran multimedia event locations in Los Angeles as an event producer. But there always remained a deep seated longing to unravel the mystery of Atlantis. It has always been her number one pursuit. She now wanders between major cities in the U.S., visiting friends and family and expanding her work into a series.
Shadows of Atlantis: Awakening (Visionary Fantasy Thriller)
Atlantis is an idyllic paradise where citizens are meant to live in alignment with nature and reach their highest potential. For thousands of years, they have powered their cities with a Crystal Grid fed by psychic mindlight. But the Grid has been infiltrated by parasitic shadows that feed off the negative emotions of humans – an epidemic called “the madness.”
D’Vinid, a dejected musician, is consumed by his personal problems. But when he meets Brigitte, who has arrived in Atlantis from the dreamclans, a chain of events is set in motion, showing D’Vinid he has an important role to play. He is among those born with a gene, that can unlock the mystical powers once believed to be the birthright of all humans. Soon he is faced with his own awakening, and the shocking realization that Atlantis could be experiencing the end of its days.