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The Sirens of Falkeld

The Sirens of Falkeld

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A courageous glimpse of historical details entwined in the tales of Scottish tradition InD tale Magazine2016 RONE Award Winner and Reader s Favorite FinalistKade Finley, of the Scottish Isles, was raised on legends of the sea His Gaffer, Toran Finley said, that beneath Muireall s wind swept cliffs, deep under the waves, there lived a legend as old as the Highlands the A courageous glimpse of historical details entwined in the tales of Scottish tradition InD tale Magazine2016 RONE Award Winner and Reader s Favorite FinalistKade Finley, of the Scottish Isles, was raised on legends of the sea His Gaffer, Toran Finley said, that beneath Muireall s wind swept cliffs, deep under the waves, there lived a legend as old as the Highlands themselves Of Manann n Mac Lir, the sea god, and his beautiful sea maidens, the maighdean mhara, who swam the tides, luring sailors to their deaths.But they re not just legend Kade saw one on his ninth birthday On that day, a fierce storm swallowed half the island, and his da, Aidan Finley, was never seen again It s been nine years since Da disappeared, and Gaffer is dying Desperate to save him, Kade decides to capture a maighdean mhara, of whom the stories say will grant one wish if caught But Admiral Gilbert Owen, commander of the island s WWII naval base, complicates things In his quest for power, the Admiral has enraged the maidens, making it dangerous to be human in maighdean mhara infested waters


Author Julie Tuovi

Julie Tuovi is a read a holic, Diet Coke addict, and lover of all things sparkly Especially nail polish In her spare time Julie likes to hunt zombies, debate the merits of pirate v ninja, and rescue small kittens from trees Oh and plot ways to take over the universe A history enthusiast, concert pianist, and attorney but only when there s nothing better to do , she currently lives in C




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  • Yes, I, a grown man, am reading a book about MERMAIDS.And loving it, I may add.Julie Tuovi s brilliant debut, The Sirens of Falkeld, brings the reader in the dismal, war torn setting of WWII Scotland, where a young man named Cade is desperate to save his ailing grandfather His last hope is to someho [..]

  • Julie Tuovi has a unique talent of not only hooking the reader from the beginning but keeping the pages turning I was especially impressed by the unique twist at the end Well written excellent character development Will look forward to books by Ms Tuovi. [..]

  • One word to describe The Sirens Of Falkeld by Julie Tuovi is magical.Get ready for a fairytale, kiddos.I was hooked Fish pun definitely intended up until the very end I read it in one day It was really, really hard to put this book down, even when I had stuff that needed to be done My priorit [..]

  • When an author creates something out of pure fiction, it has to be written with authority The characters have to be believable Most of all, any preconceptions one might have had about the story have to be discarded right from the outset The Sirens of Falkeld is the debut novel of Julie Tuovi, [..]

  • Never would have thought I d love a book with mermaids so much These aren t the mermaids of your children s stories or Disney movies These things are bad ass, pardon my French They are evil but still sympathetic They kill but it s out of necessity than want They have this urge inside of them that s [..]

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