What would you do if you found a magical object with mysterious powers?
When Merry discovers a beautiful locket in Wave Singers, inlaid with a swirling shell, she doesn’t realise that her life is about to change forever.
What would you do if you found a magical object? Would you seek to return it to it’s original owner? Would you commune with it in an attempt to understand it’s powers? Would you use it to make yourself more mighty?
The Locket in Wave Singers
Merry’s locket ends up being a bit of a family heirloom and Merry’s life is swept up in the chaos that follows her discovery.
Not least, the fact that the locket seems capable of opening the door to an underwater realm. (You can read more about the world building for Wave Singers here).
A heavy, metallic locket with tiny hinges, hung from a thick metal chain that remains undamaged by the seawater surrounding it. A glossy, pearlescent exterior. A swirling seashell set into the centre of the pendant, hypnotic. Reminiscent of a whirlpool or a vortex…
You can read an extract from Wave Singers right here on the blog if you’d like a taster of the mermaid adventures to be found within…