Surfacing - Book One in the Swans Landing Series

Surfacing - Book One in the Swans Landing Series

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Shana Norris By ShanaNorris Completed

Sixteen-year-old Mara Westray has just lost her mother, and now, being shipped off to live with the father she doesn’t know is not how she imagined grieving. She’s already counting down the days until she turns eighteen and can leave the tiny island of Swans Landing.

But from the moment she steps off the ferry, nothing is as ordinary as it looks. Whispers of a haunting song on the wind make her see impossible things, and she isn’t sure she can trust her judgment about what is real and what isn’t anymore. Maybe she can’t even trust her judgment about quiet Josh Canavan, whose way of speaking in riddles and half-truths only confuses her more, luring her deeper into the secrets hidden beneath the ocean’s surface.

As she tries to unravel the events that led to her mom fleeing the island sixteen years ago, Mara finds that the biggest secret of all is only the beginning.

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WHY DOES THIS REMIND ME OF PERCY JACKSON like she reminds of a demigod and Lake is Poseidon bUt ik thaTs not the case
ShandeeRoxx ShandeeRoxx Oct 19
My father is dark my mom is a yellow bone, I'm just caramel,(I'm black )
oliviasexton234 oliviasexton234 5 days ago
She's 16 because she visited her dad 12 years ago when she was 4 but he but her parents split up weeks after she was born or 16 years ago
Maybe after tangled the ugly witch did survive and that's her and she wants her beauty or she's just a creepy old psychopath that's wants to cook you in her oven
oliviasexton234 oliviasexton234 5 days ago
I just totally fangirled and sang the word stiles in my head for like 10 minutes
JEHallows JEHallows 21 hours ago
Wonderful opening chapter. Very polished writing, great pace too - you reveal character personalities as well as the central driving point of the plot, all in the first chapter without revealing too much or too little.