The Mermaid of Black Conch by Monique Roffey (2021)
Winner of the Costa Book of the Year 2020, The Mermaid of Black Conch is an atmospheric novel set on the fictional Caribbean island of Black Conch. It tells the story of David, a fisherman, and Aycayia, a young woman cursed to live as a mermaid, and follows their growing love and Aycayia’s gradual transformation back into a woman again. With a vivid setting and compelling characters, this book is a must-read for the summer. First published by Peepal Tree Press, we are delighted to bring this tale to even more readers.