Speculative fiction writer with a mermaids and pirates debut novel, now working on a Gothic space fantasy.
“IF I AM WORTH ANYTHING LATER,
I AM WORTH SOMETHING NOW.
FOR WHEAT IS WHEAT,
EVEN IF PEOPLE THINK IT IS
A GRASS IN THE BEGINNING.”
— Van Gogh
After a year of voiceless captivity, a bloodthirsty siren fights to return home while avoiding the lure of a suspiciously friendly and eccentric pirate captain.
This lighthearted yet dangerous tale of family and forgiveness guarantees your heart will be stolen (if not eaten) by sirens.
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