Saturday, April 4, 2015


Hot off the release of the inspirational The Wisdom of Merlin, bestselling author T.A. Barron is excited to announce the sequel to his newest origin fantasy series, The Atlantis Saga. In bookstores May 5, readers can download the first chapter of Atlantis in Peril for free at Barron’s website here.

In conjunction with the book’s theme of nature preservation, Barron is working with to help to restore the world's forest ecosystems by planting a tree for each download of the first chapter.

A Dream of Destiny, Greeks Bearing Gifts, and Narkazan’s Revenge

Chapter Excerpt from the Second Book in the Atlantis Saga by T.A. Barron
Available Online Now

Atlantis in Peril Cover.jpgAmbition, greed, revenge, sacrifice and love—all figure in T.A. Barron’s ATLANTIS IN PERIL ($17.99, May), the sequel to Atlantis Rising and second book in the Atlantis trilogy. With his trademark action, adventure and suspense, T.A. Barron explores the world of Atlantis and how its residents’ actions sow the seeds of its destruction. A chapter excerpt of the upcoming book is available online:

When Promi and Atlanta transformed their native land into the magical island of Atlantis, little did they know an advanced civilization would arise only a few years later threatening their homeland once again. As Promi struggles with his feelings for Atlanta, Narkazan discovers the weakness between the spirit realm and the mortal world and plots his revenge. Will the desire for power win over the power of love to conquer and save all? Readers will toggle between the spirit and mortal world as Promi races to save residents and loved ones in both realms.

Booklist summarizes ATLANTIS IN PERIL well stating: “Story lines related to love and family relationships, environmental responsibility and destruction, and good overcoming evil are all in play as readers reach a sinister cliff-hanger of an ending.”

T. A. Barron is the award-winning and New York Times bestselling author of the Merlin Saga, which has sold millions of copies worldwide and was recently optioned for a major motion picture by Disney. He is the winner of the 2011 de Grummond USM Medallion for "lifetime contribution to the field of children's and young adult literature." Always a believer that every child can be a hero, T. A. Barron founded the Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes, which honors outstanding young people who have made a significant difference to communities and our environment.  He lives in Colorado with his family. For more information, please visit

$17.99             272 pages        Ages 10-up
ISBN Number: 978-0-399-16804-8
Published by Philomel Books on May 5, 2015

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