After her parents die in a car accident, 15-year old Clara Clark is shipped off to live with a grandfather she never knew existed... in Ireland. Once there, she discovers that her mother’s past is filled with secrets. Determined to discover the truth about her mother, a string of strange incidents cause her to question her sanity. As the mystery deepens, she begins going through changes of her own, until she’s not sure just who – or what – she is anymore.
Then she meets the charming Sebastian, who won’t leave her alone, and the brooding Ethan, who can’t stand to be around her. Both of them seem to have supernatural powers, and she’s not quite sure whether they want to kiss her or kill her. When a shocking revelation destroys everything she thought she knew, she's forced to choose... whether to cling to the last of her humanity, or venture into the deep abyss in search of her true identity.
I watched the colored lights and sparkles coming off of Sebastian in the dark water, as the ocean began the process of rebuilding his tail. I longed to join him in the water, to wrap my arms around him and let him carry me under the sea; but I wasn’t ready. For him, the ocean was a home; for me it was death. Without being able to transform, the ocean depths would suffocate me, the pressure collapse my bones and flesh.
Explore the magical coast of Northern Ireland, and a new interpretation of the Tuatha de Danann, the Fomorians, and mermaid mythology.
An innovative paranormal romance with a brand new magical system, and a version of mermaid biology that actually makes sense.
This is PART ONE of the first book (Shearwater), of the Ocean Depths Series.
Here's a teaser for the epic conclusion: Clara is in the middle of a war between two ancient cultures, and she just might be the key to saving humanity from extermination. Can she negotiate a peace before everyone she cares about is murdered? Or will she give up what she wants most, to save the one she loves?
My husband laughed at me because I looked frantic. I NEEDED answers.
Shearwater from start to finish is a great mystery read, with character development, great pacing and gorgeous cover. You'll want to get your own copy for your grabby hands today! Can't wait for book two!