The Old Mermaid's Tale by Kathleen Valentine
Approx. 137,620 words.
Published on December 9, 2009.
Set against the background of the maritime and sea legends of the Great Lakes, The Old Mermaid's Tale weaves a love story of grand proportions - the story of Clair Wagner and the two men she loves: Pio, a handsome young fisherman and Baptiste, the mysterious Breton seafarer and musician she is fascinated by - that pays homage to the importance of stories in our lives.