Book One: The Sea Within by Kathryn Izgi
Approx. 84,590 words.
Published on January 6, 2011.
Effie,a magi girl, falls in love with a merboy and must do everything she can to help save his people from extinction. Their quest takes them from the bazaars of Istanbul, to a city at the bottom of the Marmara Sea, and to the underground cave cities of Cappadocia. Under attack by a cyclops and a clutch of harpies and without her wand, she must learn to stand her ground and protect what is hers