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  • Sensuous, beguiling . . . Roffey's tale convincingly transplants a mythical creature into a modern setting . . . Wondrous

    Sunday Times
  • Wonderfully written, with both soul and intense drama - it glistens almost, like the mermaid!

    Diana Evans, author of Ordinary People
  • Magical touches blend with precise realism in this bittersweet tale of a mermaid trying to put the sea behind her

  • Arresting . . . Truly original . . . deftly weaving myth, feminism, humour

    Daily Mail
  • Extraordinary, beautifully written . . . We found it completely compelling . . . It feels like a classic in the making

    Costa Judges, 2020
  • Hugely entertaining . . . A joy to read, brimming with memorable characters

    BBC News
  • The tantalising story of a mermaid loved and feared in equal measure . . . A book for our time

    Ingrid Persaud, author of Love After Love
  • A dark love story between a fisherman and a mermaid torn from the sea . . . Moving


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