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Marine Biology

Gail Carriger, G. L. Carriger

Publisher: GAIL CARRIGER LLC

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Summary

A short tale of seduction, selkies, and sushi. 
Alec is a werewolf with problems – he’s unexpectedly alive, he’s quite definitely gay, and he’s been ordered into a partnership with one very flirty merman. 
In this LBGTQ sweet short love story, New York Times bestselling author Gail Carriger brings her comedic voice to contemporary fiction and m/m romance. Prequel to The Sumage Solution. 
Delicate Sensibilities?  
The story contains confused lovelorn werewolves and very pretty ex-Goth mermen who are exclusively interested in each other. May also contain fish, Irish mafia, and a shocking lack of tea. 
(11,000 words ~ 43 pages) First published in The Mammoth Book of Paranormal Romance 2 (2010).

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