Rose gave me the honor of reading her book in draft form, and I LOVED it! Well, it’s out now, and I suggest you all read it too. Dark, engrossing, and a wee bit Gaimin-ish (in feel only, the author definitely has her own style, she’s a fabulous writer!) I think this belongs on everyones nightstand, and it would be eerily perfect for beach-side reading!
Loosely based on Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid (you’ve maybe seen the totally unrelated Disney film of the same name), DEEPER is the story of what really happens when a curious mer girl rescues a self-obsessed writer, living alone in his lighthouse by the sea. What happens when she makes a pact she can’t go back on, for love of a man she barely knows? If you think you know how it ends, you probably don’t.
Here’s the latest review – with thanks to the reviewer.
Mermaids. A book about mermaids, for grown-ups. Really?
Really. And an extraordinary book, too, a book full of wonder and sadness and violence. A world under the…
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