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Atlantis Rising (Warriors of Poseidon #1)

3.92  ·  Rating details ·  6,959 Ratings  ·  386 Reviews
Eleven thousand years ago, before the seas swallowed the Atlanteans, Poseidon assigned a few chosen warriors to act as sentinels for humans in the new world. There was only one rule - desiring them was forbidden. But rules were made to be broken...

Riley Dawson is more than a dedicated Virginia Beach social worker. She's blessed with a mind link that only Atlanteans have be
Audiobook Unabridged, Compact Disc, 10 pages
Published May 25th 2011 by Tantor Media (first published March 6th 2007)
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Jael ~ *~ Syhren ~* ~
ok I am going to shuck the normal review and just post my thoughts on how I felt while reading this book.
"did I miss something" "is this the first book" *re-reads the front cover* "really?" "oh come on" *puts down book* " shut up and have sex already" "this sex scene sucks" "Justice is hot!" " am I at the end yet" " Aww that was a sweet ending, now I have to read the next" The end. I kept out all the eye rolling I did because there was a lot. I won't be in a rush to read the next, but I will eve
*** 3 ***

Read with my smut loving ladies from MacHalo Freaks group:-)

This is an old school Paranormal Romance, which I probably would have rated higher had I read it 10 years ago when it was written. So many of the typical components of a PNR have became predictable and taken for granted now, when at the time were new and unexpected. However, this is still a fun, well written story, and I appreciate the little things that make it unique.

The Atlantian Prince meets an empathic human girl next do
Sh3lly ✨ Bring on the Weird ✨

I wanted to. I tried. But I just can't. The tropes were there, but it wasn't even that. It was just BORING. The guys were hot Atlantis warriors who could manipulate the elements. It just read as very typical PNR. There was nothing to keep me hooked and interested...

The typical female who is special and the hot supernatural guy who insta love/lust and are always interrupted or stalled until the end. Not enough sexy times, man. I hate it when it takes 50 pages for a kiss, then another 50 pages fo
Suzanne (Under the Covers Book blog)
Oct 17, 2010 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Sherrilyn Kenyon fans
Recommended to Suzanne (Under the Covers Book blog) by: Laurie
Riley Dawson has had a bad day at work, a really bad day, so she seeks solace as she always has, in sitting on the beach and watching the ocean. Just to be attacked by vampires and then saved by a man, Conlan, who claims he is from the lost city of Atlantis. The attraction between the two of them is instant and all consuming, however they also have other problems. Posiedons Trident has been stolen and they must get it before it lands in undead hands, otherwise as the crazy people with placards s ...more
Apr 30, 2008 marked it as did-not-finish  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: reviewed, traded
Couldn't finish this book. It is just like every other paranormal romance. We have the muscle-bound warrior with special powers that is part of some kind of brotherhood that protects humanity from some threat or another. Of course he comes across his life-mate, who is inevitably in some sort of danger, and takes her back to their safehouse or compound to keep her safe (and have sex). He is super jealous and possessive and growls a lot. There was just NOTHING new or interesting or original so it ...more
Wow! I knew I would like this series but never this much. I couldn't put this book down; and it is a first book in a series, which are never this good. I can't wait to see how I feel about the rest of them.

I loved the topic. This warriors from Atlantis were hot as hell. The characters were all amazing, with great and strong personalities. The heroine had a very entertaining personality; she made me laugh too many times. I loved to read about a brotherhood of warriors again. I had no idea how muc
Laura the Highland Hussy
In lieu of a review, watch this video by Grout for Atlantis Rising. It's from Alyssa Day's website, and it's an orignal song/video filmed just this summer.
LOVED IT! (both the book and the video)
Jul 05, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Ayyyy böyle güzel kitaplar okuyunca o kadar mutlu oluyorum ki. Bu türe bayılıyorum böyle antik savaşçılı aşklar falan. Bu kitapta harikaydı aslında okumaya falan niyetim yoktu kitaptan haberim bile yok gibi bir şeydi sonra marketin birinde 5 liraya bulunca hemen alayım dedim iyi ki de almışım!!! Kitap biraz acemice yazılmış bir başlangıçla başlasa da sonrasında hemen toparladı. Vampirlerin ve biçimdeğiştirenlerin kimliklerini ifşa ettiği günümüzde geçiyor. Savaşçılarımız Atlantisli kızımız ise b ...more
Yay! This was such a fun read!
Just for the record, though, you need to be in the right frame of mind to really enjoy this book. If you are expecting anything with even a touch of reality...well, you're just out of luck. Atlantis Rising is a grade-A Guilty Pleasure, so unless you are willing to set aside the tendency to roll you eyes, you probably won't enjoy it. Embrace the Cheese !
May 12, 2009 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Alyssa Day's debut has muscular, to die for underwater warriors galore, but all the action happens on land. There is so much going on in this book with vampires trying to take over the world, a priest from the underwater stealing a statue for no reason and the so called King Conan coming back after 7 years of abuse from a evil vampire queen who had an incentous affair with her father who became her husband which she killed in return.(out of breath!)

Plus along the way is the the human heroine wh
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Alyssa Day is the pen name (and dark and tortured alter ego) of RITA award-winning author Alesia Holliday. She is a multiple finalist in the prestigious RITA awards for excellence in romance fiction and has won several awards for her novels.

ATLANTIS RISING was the first of Alyssa's Warriors of Poseidon novels for Berkley Publishing, and was featured on the cover of the March, 2007, issue of Roman
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Other Books in the Series

Warriors of Poseidon (9 books)
  • Atlantis Awakening (Warriors of Poseidon, #2)
  • Atlantis Unleashed (Warriors of Poseidon,  #3)
  • Atlantis Unmasked (Warriors of Poseidon, #4)
  • Atlantis Redeemed (Warriors of Poseidon, #5)
  • Atlantis Betrayed (Warriors of Poseidon, #6)
  • Vampire in Atlantis (Warriors of Poseidon, #7)
  • Heart of Atlantis (Warriors of Poseidon, #8)
  • Halloween in Atlantis (Warriors of Poseidon, #8.5)
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