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Shadow in the Sea

Readers will return to Windwaithe Island once again. When sixteen-year-old Sadelyn Hanson washes up on the shores of Windwaithe Island, her beauty and the strange marks on her wrist make superstitious locals suspect she is a mermaid. Feigning amnesia, Sade hides a far worse secret: she was sailing to her own murder trial when she was thrown overboard by the real killer, the cunning and cruel Captain Westwood.

Sade's quiet effort to rebuild her life on the island is threatened when she meets an actual young merman. Unable to speak his language, Sade still longs for the warm companionship he offers, despite the locals' dire legends about merfolk and their dark magic. But her confused feelings for the impossible boy become the least of her problems when Captain Westwood's ship docks at Windwaithe. With nowhere to escape, Sade must trust in the one person who doesn't fear the merfolk. A woman who had dealings with them herself—years ago

Thursday, November 24, 2011

A Brand New Look

I thought it was time for a change of scene for this blog. I got tired of the same old look and decided to redecorate and shake things up over Thanksgiving weekend. I might tweak it a bit more after living with it for a while--we'll see . . .

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thank you, thank you, thank you for coming to our school and speaking on the creative writing process, finding inspiration, sharing your journey in becoming a writer/illustrator and being a fantastic inspiration for our students. I have heard nothing but amazing compliments on your presentation!

I hope that our paths may cross again! Thank you ever so much for your time and enthusiasm in breathing life into a story!

-Tara Stephens

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