Did you know that reading reduces stress?
Add this book to bookshelf
Grey
Write a new comment Default profile 50px
Grey
Subscribe to read the full book or read the first pages for free!
All characters reduced
Tales of the Mer Family Onyx: Mermaid Stories on Land and Under the Sea - cover

Tales of the Mer Family Onyx: Mermaid Stories on Land and Under the Sea

Susan I. Weinstein

Publisher: Pelekinesis

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0

Summary

Whether male or female, virtuous or amoral, mythical Mer creatures often reflect humankind's ambivalence about nature. Tales of The Mer Family Onyx explores their worlds through the magical household of Neptune and Glendora, stewards of the seas. Like L. Frank Baum's Oz and E. Nesbit's Five Children and It, this is a "family book" for adults and mixed age groups of children. Among the Onyx clan are toddler Ruby, tween boy-girl twins, teen beauties and Pinky, a mini mermaid. When Neptune challenges his children, they discover their limits in forbidden caves, worlds out of time and at the Coney Island Mermaid Parade, where an Earth boy’s dream comes true. 
This new edition features updated content and wonderful illustrations from the author.

Other books that might interest you

  • Tiny Nightmares - Very Short Stories of Horror - cover

    Tiny Nightmares - Very Short...

    Lincoln Michel, Nadxieli Nieto

    • 2
    • 5
    • 0
    A collection of horror-inspired flash fiction, featuring over 40 new stories from literary, horror, and emerging writers—edited by Lincoln Michel and Nadxieli Nieto, the twisted minds behind Tiny Crimes: Very Short Tales of Mystery and Murder (Black Balloon, 2018).
    
     
    In this playful, spine-tingling collection, leading literary and horror writers spin unforgettably chilling tales in only a few pages. Tiny Nightmares brings to life broken-hearted vampires, Uber-taking serial killers, mind-reading witches, and monsters of all imaging, as well as stories that tackle the horrors of our modern world from global warming and racism to social media addiction and online radicalization. Writers such as Samantha Hunt, Brian Evenson, Jac Jemc, Stephen Graham Jones, Kevin Brockmeier, and Rion Amilcar Scott expand our understanding of horror fiction with inventive and blood-curdling new tales. We suggest reading with the hall light on and the bedroom door open just a crack.
    Show book
  • Septuagenarian Stew - cover

    Septuagenarian Stew

    Charles Bukowski

    • 0
    • 2
    • 0
    Septuagenarian Stew is a combination of poetry and stories written by Charles Bukowski that delve into the lives of different people on the backstreets of Los Angeles. He writes of the housewife, the bum, the gambler and the celebrity to evoke a portrait of Los Angeles
    Show book
  • Tales of a Traveller - cover

    Tales of a Traveller

    Washington Irving

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    This collection by the author of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow recounts the experiences of an American abroad in the early nineteenth century.In Tales of a Traveller, renowned essayist and short story writer Washington Irving turns his talents to the genre of travel writing. Based on his excursions across Europe, Irving tells of the people he meets in France, England, Italy, and elsewhere, recounting the many tall tales they tell him. First published in 1824, this collection includes the narrative of a young German student living in Paris during the French Revolution; an account of Italian bandits who prey on travelers on the road to Naples; and legends of the pirate Captain Kidd, including the story “The Devil and Tom Walker,” which served as the inspiration for Stephen Vincent Benét’s “The Devil and Daniel Webster.”
    Show book
  • The Artist As A Young Girl - Inklet #43 - cover

    The Artist As A Young Girl -...

    Liana Brooks

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    Young Sophie dreams of being an artist. Of painting her mother's dreary, monochrome existence with color. But art? It's the one thing forbidden by her mother. 
    Can clandestine art lessons lead Sophie to finding her dream—and her true self? 
    A whimsical story about longing for your place in the world, not matter what the cost.
    Show book
  • Confessions - Inklet #44 - cover

    Confessions - Inklet #44

    Amy Laurens

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    In a world where only priests make art, she listens as strange noises range outside her cell. 
    She assumed the authorities wanted to question her about her little brother. 
    But the truth? Much more sinister than that. 
    The price for her transgressions? Everything she ever held dear. 
    A cautionary tale about crossing boundaries, and the power of art to affect reality.
    Show book
  • If I Die Before I Wake: Tales of Deadly Women and Retribution - The Better Off Dead Series #3 - cover

    If I Die Before I Wake: Tales of...

    Steven Pajak, Scott Harper,...

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    Go ahead, run. Hide, even. No matter. There's no place you can go that she won't find you. 
    A woman scorned. The sanctity of her sanctuary threatened. The betrayal of trust…even loyalty. Don't ever tell her not to take it personally, because that's exactly what it is. Personal. Your first blunder was mistaking her kindness for weakness. Your second was betraying her. The third? Underestimating her. Don't say we didn't warn you. 
    Take the plunge into these tales of deadly women who will stop at nothing until vengeance is theirs. 
    The Better Off Dead series delves into the farthest corners of your mind, where your deepest, darkest fears lurk. These masters of horror will haunt your dreams and stalk your nightmares, taking you to the edge of sanity before pushing you to the brink of madness! 
      
    With stories by Steven Pajak, Cara Fox, Chris Contreras Bahnsen, Scotty Milder, J.H. Moncrieff, Scott Harper, Bridgett Nelson, Spencer Richard, Mark Young, Claire Brown, Nikkolas James, Lee Rozelle, Natalie Sierra, R.E. Sargent, Red Lagoe and Renee M.P.T. Kray.
    Show book