Book Review: Shearwater


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Shearwater, by D. S. Murphy, is a fascinating fictional look at the mythology of Ireland. Clara Clark never knew she had relatives in Ireland. She lived in America, until a tragic accident claimed the life of both of her parents while they were on their way to watch Clara perform in a high school musical production. Clara had a beautiful voice. . . .almost siren like in its beauty. When her parents died, it was discovered that her closest relative was a grandfather in Ireland that she never knew she had. So when the dust settled, she was off to Ireland!

Clara is a bit out of her element in Ireland, not being raised with these myths and legends, but she needs to learn fast who she can trust, who she can’t, and who she is. She missed her friends, but she also enjoyed the novelty of being the new girl, the girl with the accent. But when her appearance changed dramatically on her 16th birthday, people began telling her there was something special about her. Something that may not be safe.

D. S. Murphy tells a riveting tale about mythological creatures and their enemies. Shearwater is skillfully written and convincingly portrays high school life with its jealousies and complexities. I expected a children’s book about mermaids, but Shearwater is actually more like the popular vampire television shows and movies where the otherworldly creatures were integrated into human life. Readers who enjoy stories about these and other supernatural creatures will love Shearwater.

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Supportive Saturday! Check inside for links to book deals and worthwhile reads.


 

I’ve declared today Supportive Saturday. Borrowing from a private Facebook group I belong to, I’m sharing links for other authors.

Free e-book, a highschool novel about bullying.  http://amzn.to/2n0sYCK, Caged by Elisa Dane.

Novel debut, teen novel about social issues http://amzn.to/2nD5YI8, Rebel’s Blade by Frost Kay.

Mailing list (mine) including a free sci fi story upon joining.  http://eepurl.com/bmKaL5

Free publishing book https://goo.gl/UQpeVg Guerilla Publishing by Derek Murphy

20 Paranormal Romance & Urban Fantasy books in boxed set for .99! It would take me a year to read all these. http://amzn.to/2mGw649 Myths & Legends collected by Margo Bond Collins.

Victoria Otieno Hefty says If anyone has a book that is targeted at moms, new mothers, or pregnant woman, she would be happy to promote on her blog Philly Baby Bump.

Follow this guy https://www.facebook.com/GMsherwin44/ and watch for his new horror series debut release Immortalis to be featured soon.

Enter to win a Kindle here and novels about food to read on it! https://twitter.com/ElenGhulam/status/837694125965103104

UPDATE:

A giveaway on Sunday 3/19/17 only, at https://m.facebook.com/elizabethashworth/ and you can follow her at @elizashworth on Twitter.

Lucidium: Rise of the Dragons, Coming March 31. Just 99 cents right now. http://amzn.to/2mVqJ1F

Free KDP children’s book http://amzn.to/2nmfvWH

 

I may just add to this through the week, or consider doing it on additional Saturdays! Hope you enjoy, leave comments and follow the other authors. And let me know what 1 line I can add for you. Teamwork rocks!!