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Saltwater in the Soul – Book 1

Finn rolled out the map across the table. Blood from the gash above his eye mingled with tears and dripped onto the Hebrides. He thought, that’s it. I’ve got to get away, as far away as possible.

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Saltwater in the Soul is the first book in the intriguing Saltwater Series by Susan Sowerby…
What happens when we discover our world is not as it seems?

In Saltwater in the Soul, Finn rolls out the map across the table. Blood from the gash above his eye dripped onto the Hebrides. That’s it, he thought, I’ve got to get as far away as possible. He finds refuge in a tiny croft on the stormy isle of Erraid, but fear arises when an apparition appears at his door. A flash of lightning reveals a silhouette, naked, with dripping dreadlocks to the knees. Its eyes glow like those of a cat and it shows no reaction to the cold.

Sixteen year old Finn is relieved when his mother reveals the sinister brute he thought was his father is not his father, yet she keeps the identity of his true sire cloaked in mystery. Reality takes on a paranormal twist when he begins to suspect his real father is not human and uncovers the bizarre revelation he was prince of an ancient tribe beneath the ocean.

As Finn struggles to balance the blood of two contrasting cultures which have very different mindsets, he begins to understand the origins of his craving for the sea, and why he feels music to be a compulsive calling. He stands on the brink of making the painful decision between joining his ancestors beneath the waves, or seeking a perilous justice for his dead father on land. His refusal to acknowledge a hidden snare in his heart could block success, no matter his choice. When he realises his salt-water relatives mistake him for a prophesied hero, he fears they have the wrong guy.

About the Author of Saltwater in the Soul

Susan Sowerby, the author of Saltwater in the Soul, is a West Australian author and lives, sculpts and writes in the South West in tourist town of Margaret River. She is best known for her sculptures of sea-drenched mermaids and mer-men, but also sings and paints. She has written and illustrated several children’s books. Spring Forgot to Come, with its colourful illustrations is free to read on her website.

Susan is fascinated by myth and legend which she sees as a way to understand more deeply the human condition. For this reason, she includes some myths in her fantasy novels. She holds the firm belief that our stories mark the progress of our civilisations.

Susan has three grown sons and lives on a conservation property in Margaret River, in a little cottage surrounded by various forms of wild life. She is in love with Mother Earth and will always remain so.

You may also like The Pearls of Arcadia, Susan’s second book in the Saltwater Series of 3 books.

Additional information

Weight .4 kg
Dimensions 20.3 × 12.7 × 1.6 cm

Susan Sowerby, Author

I subscribe to the old Irish belief that stories needing to be told, float about and settle on a storyteller when they are ripe. ‘Saltwater in the Soul’ is definitely one of these. I am best known for my sea-drenched ceramic mer-people. For me, they represent the flow and let go of life.

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