From time to time I receive the odd kind of book that I am not sure if I am going to like. This book brought me to shame for judging it.

Underneath is book one of A Merfolk Tale. The story is set in Maine where a merman is found injured on the beach. His wounds are so bad that his tail is cut open and it appears that he has been beaten to death. The doctors have never seen a merman, so they are not sure how to proceed in helping him survive. He is then taken under UN authorization to recover somehow.

The merman is identified as Christopher Brooks, the son of a billionaire named Julian who they all presumed was lost at sea. The society and the media are super interested and display a well-expected reaction to the discovery. The fear of the unknown is well displayed in the story. Continue Reading…