Church of the Old Mermaids by Kim Antieau
Approx. 80,770 words.
Published on November 20, 2010 by
Green Snake Publishing.
Myla Alvarez tells stories of the Old Mermaids who were washed ashore onto the New Desert when the Old Sea dried up near Tucson, Arizona. Myla finds sustenance and meaning in their lives and stories. But she worries that Homeland Security may discover the undocumented immigrants she harbors at the Old Mermaid Sanctuary. A tale of redemption, love, compassion, and mystery.