Publisher: Victor Wilkie
“Once a God: The Spirit of Miriam” is a riveting tale of romance, intrigue and power. Haunted by his tragically abusive childhood, Jonah Atkins rises nonetheless from the ashes to become one of the world’s wealthiest, most powerful individuals. But ghostly pain from the past collides with present when his beloved infant daughter, Lara, dies unexpectedly, leaving him stoic and withdrawn. This pain represents but one of his memories. As the story opens, Jonah is hospitalized and comatose. Trapped and alone inside his body, his mind awakens to a world of dark paralysis. He is left to drift back in time, to relive experiences torrid and beautiful. Silently walking the razor’s edge of death, he recalls a time when he was a god, a time of triumph over tragedy… a time when the stranger with a dark past changed everything…forever.