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“What are you doing back here Ariel? Come to hide from the cops? Nothing like you killing your boss to make you want to come home after all these years.” Ariel Trinton has always longed to be a mermaid. She would watch "The Little Mermaid" over and over until the video wore out. Now she is living her dream...somewhat. She is an attraction at the Zoo and Aquatic Center in Las Vegas. She gets to put on her tail and swim around with the marine life for the viewing pleasure of tourists and families out for a day of fun. She thought her life was great until one night after a show. Ariel witnessed something horrific and grizzly, and is now being stalked by the person or persons who committed the obscene act. Quitting her job and moving back to the east coast where her family lives she hoped the late night calls, the feeling of being followed--everything--would stop. They did for a few weeks, then one night the phone rang. That's when it all started up again. With no other option, she goes to the local authorities and pleads her case to the sexy, and dangerous looking, Detective Eric Shouner. Will the intriguing Detective be able to keep Ariel alive long enough to realize what she makes him feel? Or will the ones responsible for her leaving her old life get to her first?

Romance / Thriller
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“Every day we face challenges

Don’t be afraid

Conquer your fears

Face your insecurities

Hold your breath

And dive deeper…”

—Mermaid Melissa

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