Plunge Headlong into Epic Undersea Tale of Intrigue with New Jewel of Atlantia

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Twin mermaids, separated at birth, battle evil in the first installment of an ocean adventure for all ages.

Medley, FL, US, June 23, 2014 - (PressReleasePoint) - Dreams are what you make them. Such is the overriding message throughout the otherworldly action/adventure novel, Jewel of Atlantia, which sweeps readers away to an epic undersea adventure. The book, the first in a series by first-time author Mara McBean, is published by Outskirts Press.

Poisoned by the evil sorceress Dalal, the pregnant Nerissa, wife of King Triton, gives birth two beautiful twin girls before dying. The girls, destined to save their undersea kingdom Atlantia from Dalal’s clutches, are separated and sent away for their own safety from Dalal.

The sisters grow up in completely different environments: While one is aware of her destiny and spends her life preparing for it, the other, Serena, is raised ignorant of her heritage and her destiny. As she reaches adulthood and discovers her secret past, the young woman sets out on a quest to reunite with her sister to save their father and their kingdom. Will they be able to overcome the obstacles in their paths and combine their powers in time?

Inspired by a vivid dream about two mermaid sisters, author Mara J. McBean spun the seeds of that fascinating story into a riveting tale of intrigue. Jewel of Atlantia is an action/adventure that pits the classic good vs. evil theme against reader expectations, offering surprises at every turn. McBean’s deftly crafted tale is the stuff of Hollywood blockbusters and certain to capture reader’s imaginations.

Jewel of Atlantia is available online through Outskirts Press at The book is sold through Amazon and Barnes and Noble for a maximum trade discount in quantities of 10 or more, and is being aggressively promoted to appropriate markets with a focus on the fiction and action/adventure categories.

ISBN: 978-1-4327-9983-0                                       Format: 6 x 9 paperback white                                            Retail: $19.95      

Genre: Fiction/Action & Adventure

For more information about Jewel of Atlantia, visit the book page at the author’s webpage,

About the Author: Mara McBean is a passionate young writer from the Cayman Islands. Even though Jewel of Atlantia is her first published work, she has written several others that she will release in the near future. In addition to being a writer, she is also a recognized designer in the Cayman Islands, where she has won the Cayman Islands Culture Award in 2012 and earned the Top Designer award.

About Outskirts Press, Inc.: Outskirts Press offers full-service, custom self-publishing and book marketing services for authors seeking a cost-effective, fast, and flexible way to publish and distribute their books worldwide while retaining all their rights and full creative control. Available for authors globally at and located on the outskirts of Denver, Colorado, Outskirts Press, Inc. represents the future of book publishing, today.

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