The Immortal City
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. 
The Immortal City by Amy Kuivalainen
Amy Kuivalainen
ISBN Numbers:
Hardcover:  978-1-947727-77-9
Large Print: 978-1-64397-263-3
Softcover:   978-1-947727-79-3
Mass Mkt:    978-1-64397-262-6
Ebook:         978-1-947727-78-6
LCCN: 2018948478

Page Count: 324
Release Date: 9/19/2019
$26.95 | $30.00 LP
$15.95 | $12.95 MMKT
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“…fascinating and very thorough…rich in detail.”
— Brenda Davies, author of the upcoming release Along Came a Soldier
“…the author has earned a place on my list of new releases to track. I love scholarly chick lit (which, since I enjoyed this and Discovery of Witches, is apparently a genre, and one that I am quite into.)” 
— Jessica Rodrigues, 
Librarian at Steger-South Chicago Heights Public Library
“This book was WOW! Quick paced, witty characters and a murderous plot to uncover.”
— Anna Vandewater, Indigo/Chapters Bookseller
“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.”
— Gracie Sardoth, Book Blogger at The Book Dragon
“Kuivalainen diligently brings the real world into fantasy, in a breath-taking way.” 
— Em Jackson, Radzy Writes and Reviews
“…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.”
— Jaime Cross, Book Blogger at Just Jaime’s Reviews
“4 pleasantly surprised stars… If you [enjoy] fantastic tellings of civilizations [that] have fascinated us since the dawn of time, then this is definitely for you. Time flies by with this fast read.”
— Natalie Gruber, Goodreads and NetGalley Reviewer
“…a riveting book, from beginning to end! I just couldn't put this book down!”
— Lauren Walendy, NetGalley and Goodreads Reviewer
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— Sydney Kavanagh, NetGalley and Goodreads Reviewer
“This book was amazing. I loved every bit of it…Amy Kuivalainen is an author to look out for.
— Kyra Becker, NetGalley and Goodreads Reviewer
“…a rapid-paced, suspenseful, gripping, well-written and perfectly executed fictional fantasy/ thrilling murder mystery.
— Amanda Mae,
“…an exciting and page turning novel which draws from many influences to create a new take on the Legend of Atlantis.
— Jonathan Bryden, Crime Classics
“I loved this book so much…I highly recommend this book to fantasy and history lovers. I give this book a massive 5 out of 5 and cannot wait to read it again.
— Jessica BradleyLady Book Dragon
“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.
— Alyssa SibleyThe Book Lyst
“Fans of fantasy, murder mysteries, and romance will admire Kuivalainen’s skill…
— Publishers Weekly
“… I could not put this book down and had to finish it right away.
— The Lovely Librarian
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“…a breath of fresh air to my reading pile – this is the adult fantasy novel I have been waiting for!
— The Biblioshelf
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