Adam Alfaro daydreams about magic, myths, and becoming famous for discovering the lost city of Atlantis. The only problem? He has to spend spring break in Africa while his mom works. To make it worse, everyone expects him to be friends with the annoying Clancy Pitt while he’s there. It’s dislike at first sight…until he realizes she might know a few secrets about Atlantis.
Then he meets Nef, a spirited sea kelpie who needs help rescuing naiads kidnapped and left to die in an ancient mine. Suddenly the strange creatures Adam dreamed of become all too real. And they’re after him. Can Adam, Clancy, and Nef fight their way through the maze of tunnels in the mine and reach the naiads before it’s too late?
Title: Secrets of the Mine (The Gates of Atlantis #3)
Author: Juli Caldwell
Publisher: Six Gate Press
Release Date: July 27, 2014
Formats: 284 pages, 5×8, softcover; e-book
Genre: Middle Grade Fantasy
Gates of Atlantis (Read in any order except #6):
• Banshee at the Gate by Wendy Knight
• Guardians of the Gates by Laura D. Bastian
• Secrets of the Mine by Juli Caldwell
• Magicians of the Deep by Jaclyn Weist
• Madness Behind the Throne by J.R. Simmons
• Battle for Acropolis by Mikey Brooks (read this one last!)