The Mermaid Mystery
by Tamar Myers

In a small seaside town, something fishy’s going on . . .

Tidal Shores, a small seaside town in South Carolina, has seen its fortunes nose-dive. But not for much longer! The ‘Big Ten’ on the town council have come up with range of ingenious ideas to get tourists flocking back, from buried pirate treasure to beauty pageants, but it’s handsome taxidermist Gunner Jones’ plan to dupe the public into believing that his creation ‘Miss Lucy’ – combining the top half of an albino ape with a large goliath tigerfish – is a real mermaid that wins the day.

As Gunner’s bizarre creature take centre stage, inquisitive reporter Zoe Porter isn’t fooled by its supposed credibility, but with mermaid mania sweeping the country, will anyone believe her exposé? And when events take a sinister turn, Zoe is suddenly drawn into a much darker story . . .


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Tamar Myers

Tamar Myers was born in what was then the Belgian Congo in 1948, where her parents were American-Mennonite missionaries to a tribe of headhunters. She moved to the USA at the age of fifteen. On her mother’s side, Tamar is descended from one of the first Amish families to settle in America in 1738. She is the author of more than forty mysteries and many short stories.

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The Mermaid Mystery by Tamar Myers is available in the following formats

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