by Tansy Rayner Roberts
In “Siren Beat”, a minor group of man-eating sirens on the docks of Hobart would not normally pose much of a challenge for Nancy, but she is distracted by the reappearance of Nick Cadmus, the man she blames for her sister’s death.
Sirens and mermaids tend to be bitter. You can’t blame them, really. Their tales don’t tend to have happy endings.