By Melissa Scott, Jo Graham

In 1929 archeologists begun draining Lake Nemi looking for the mysterious ships which were glimpsed underneath its waters because the reign of Claudius. What they woke up have been drowned for 2 thousand years. For an excellent cause. Veteran aviator Lewis Segura has been drifting because the nice warfare ended, fetched up eventually on the small corporation run by means of fellow veterans and pilots Alma Gilchrist and Mitchell Sorley, assisted through their previous good friend Dr. Jerry Ballard, an archeologist who misplaced his profession while he misplaced a part of his leg. It’s a residing, and if it’s now not relatively what any of them had dreamed of, it’s higher than a lot that they’ve already survived. yet Lewis has continuously dreamed precise, and what he sees in his goals will take them on a perilous chase from Hollywood to manhattan to an airship over the Atlantic, and at last to the Groves of Diana Herself…. the realm is filled with misplaced treasures. a few of them are no longer chanced on.

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