Tears Of The Sea
by MaryLu Tyndall
Doomed by the evil warlock Forwin to wander the ancient seas as a mermaid for all eternity, Perdita longs for the release death would bring. Every ten years she has a chance to break the curse when she emerges from the sea fully human for one month. The catch? She must find a man willing to die for her. Yet, after three hundred years, her failures have left her heartbroken and alone.
Savion Ryne wants nothing to do with beautiful women. It was one such woman whose betrayal sent him far away to battle Natas’s rebellion. He longs to return to his father’s kingdom in Nevaeh, but he is destined for a mission, but where and to help whom? He doesn't know. After Savion falls off his ship during a storm, he wakes on the shores of an island with visions of a dark-haired mermaid tending his wounds. Later, when a woman similar in appearance begs for his protection, he is suspicious.
Perdita has never met anyone as honorable as Savion. Even though he shuns her every advance, she falls for him. But as the end of her time on land approaches, she faces the hardest decision of all: save Savion and remain cursed for all eternity or break the curse and watch the man she loves die.
I really should have known better. I really should have. But nope. I sat down with my laptop to read only a few chapters of Tears Of The Sea. Just a few chapters of a MaryLu Tyndall book? Yeah right! I started late in the evening and after a bit told myself I would just read to chapter 10 but about chapter 8 or so I told myself I would read to chapter 15 since that is the halfway point, somewhere around chapter 18-19 I gave up and just admitted that I would be reading it all in one sitting. Until 3 am.
This Book earned a 4 Bark rating.
I found myself caught up in Perdita's despair and desperation, in Savion's distrust and desire to atone. The emotions that run through this story are strong and will strike a chord with readers, we've all been there at the different times in our lives.
Tears Of The Sea isn't quite your usual MaryLu Tyndall story, but is instead a swashbuckling fantasy tale of love, sacrifice, redemption, and forgiveness.
One of the things I liked best about Tears Of The Sea is how there is enough magic to make it a true fantasy tale, it enhances the storyline rather than overwhelming it.
The world, with its locations and peoples, is also well thought out and detailed. For me, this is really important in a fantasy book and can even make or break a story.
If you enjoy fantasy or just love MaryLu Tyndall books you shouldn't miss this latest release. Tears Of The Sea is a definite must read.
Tell Tale Book Reviews gives Tears Of The Sea by MaryLu Tyndall a 4 Bark rating.
File Size: 3273 KB
Print Length: 260 pages
Publisher: Ransom Press (November 10, 2014)
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