From Publishers Weekly
Viking warriors, Green Berets, priestesses and CIA agents populate this second installment of the Atlantis series. The evil forces that legend says destroyed Atlantis have returned to wreak havoc on the modern world; their first assault: consists of firing a nuclear missile from the waters of the Bermuda Triangle into a major fault in the Atlantic Ocean. America reacts by sending ex-Green Beret Eric Dane and a team of experts on an underwater mission to confront the Dark Ones. Meanwhile, Ragnarok, a first-century Viking, helps the priestess Tam Nok search for a powerful weapon to defeat the wicked Valkyries and is drawn into a parallel universe with Dane. Told in alternating chapters, the two stories converge for an unsatisfying conclusion in an underwater graveyard for ships, planes and other craft that have disappeared into the depths of the Bermuda Triangle over the centuries. The contemporary side of this militaristic SF tale is packed with long, technical digressions that slow the novel's pace, but the chapters on Ragnarok and Tam Nok's quest contain solid dialogue and evocative descriptions of fantastical enemies and ancient lands. Donegan's battle scenes will keep action readers happy, but those who prefer more well-rounded characters will be disappointed. (June)
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