Monstrous beauty

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An intricately crafted thriller featuring monstrous mermaids, ghosts, and a century-old curse Fierce, seductive mermaid Syrenka falls in love with Ezra, a young naturalist. When she abandons her life underwater for a chance at happiness on land, she is unaware that this decision comes with horrific and deadly consequences. Almost one hundred forty years later, seventeen-year-old Hester meets a mysterious stranger named Ezra and feels overwhelmingly, inexplicably drawn to him. For generations, love has resulted in death for the women in her family. Is it an undiagnosed genetic defect. . . or a curse? With Ezra's help, Hester investigates her family's strange, sad history. The answers she seeks are waiting in the graveyard, the crypt, and at the bottom of the ocean - but powerful forces will do anything to keep her from uncovering her connection to Syrenka and to the tragedy of so long ago.
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author Elizabeth Fama
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display_description In alternating chapters, tells of the mermaid Syrenka's love for Ezra in 1872 that leads to a series of horrific murders, and present-day Hester's encounter with a ghost that reveals her connection to the murders and to Syrenka.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Ghost stories, American, Massachusetts -- Fiction, Massachusetts -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction, Mermaids -- Fiction, Murder -- Fiction, Paranormal fiction, American
title_display Monstrous beauty
title_full Monstrous Beauty, Monstrous beauty / Elizabeth Fama, Monstrous beauty [sound recording] / Elizabeth Fama
title_short Monstrous beauty
topic_facet Audiobooks, Fantasy, Ghost stories, American, History, Horror, Mermaids, Murder, Paranormal fiction, American, Romance, Young Adult Fiction