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Fierce, seductive mermaid Syrenka falls in love with Ezra, a young naturalist. When she abandons her life underwater for a chance at happiness on land, she is unaware that this decision comes with horrific and deadly consequences. Almost 140 years later, seventeen-year-old Hester meets a mysterious stranger named Ezra and feels overwhelmingly, inexplicably drawn to him. For generations, love has resulted in death for the women in her family. Is it an undiagnosed genetic defect . . . or a curse? With Ezras help, Hester investigates her familys strange, sad history. The answers she seeks are waiting in the graveyard, the crypt, and at the bottom of the ocean—but, in Elizabeth Fama's Monstrous Beauty, powerful forces will do anything to keep her from uncovering her connection to Syrenka and to the tragedy of so long ago.

About the Author

ELIZABETH FAMA is the author of Overboard, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, which appeared on five state lists. She lives with her family in Chicago, Illinois.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781250034250
Author:
Fama, Elizabeth
Publisher:
Square Fish
Subject:
Horror & Ghost Stories
Subject:
Love & Romance
Subject:
Legends, Myths, & Fables - Other
Subject:
Children s-Scary Stories
Edition Description:
Young Adult Fiction
Publication Date:
20131031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 12 up to 17

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