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Pacific Tails

Publisher: Sweet and Sauer Books
Year of Publication: 2023
Book type: Novel
Age: Adult
Genre: Fantasy
Sub Genre: Action · Adventure · Fantasy · Magical Realism · Murder Mystery · Mythical Creatures · Mythology · New Adult · Paranormal · Romance · Supernatural · Suspense · Thriller · Urban Fantasy
Language: English
Key Phrases: mermaids · Mermen · quest · Sirens
Spice Level:

The spice rating is in regards to the type of sexual content within the book. Below is a helpful guide (courtesy of Georgia C Leigh)

1= YA romantic, making out, MAYBE a closed door.
2= some on page foreplay and nudity but mostly fade to black.
3= open door, on page vanilla sex.
4= on page sex – hot or with kink.
5= erotica.

Most fairy tales are stories. Some are real.

An unsolved murder of a mermaid queen. A shattered stone pendant cursed and lost. A kingdom’s existence in peril.

All of it, dependent on a college student and gifted swimmer, Zoe Vaughn, who thinks her life is falling apart. Jealous teammates have accused Zoe of using performance enhancing drugs, sinking her dreams of competing in the Olympics. Now, as their relentless bullying continues, she’s ready to uproot her life in California and move across the country.But hours before Zoe’s flight, something happens that changes those plans forever. Sparks literally fly between her and Baxter, her mythology professor, who confronts Zoe with the truth that her incredible talent beneath the water has a supernatural explanation.Baxter declares that Zoe is the living reincarnation of Melantha – Mermaid Queen of the Pacific Ocean – who was betrayed and murdered nearly a century earlier. He also claims to be Melantha’s guardian – an immortal tasked with reuniting five sacred stones that can restore Zoe as the rightful queen before her kingdom is lost forever. But the time to do that is running out, as there are sinister forces who’ll stop at nothing to prevent the Mermaid Queen’s return. With her life on the line, Zoe must work with Baxter to find all five stones scattered between land and sea and fulfill her destiny – or condemn her mermaid kin to enslavement for all eternity.

Pacific Tails is a new adult, fast-paced urban fantasy adventure that is set in a world where myths intertwine with reality. Ride the wave of a thrilling mystery and quest-based novel, filled with mermaids and other unexpected creatures such as immortals, ghosts, demons, and werewolves. Pacific Tails is a slow-burn romance and a fantastical whodunit that will sure to captivate. It is the first book of a planned duology.

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