(The first book in the Chronicles of Crescent Moon Bay series)
A novel by Merrie Destefano
She just turned 16. Now it was time for her to die.
Turning 16 should have been wonderful. It wasn't. That was when Kira Callahan found out all her family secrets - and one of those secrets had already killed two people in her family.
Now she's next on the list...
The locals in Crescent Moon Bay shunned Kira after the mysterious deaths of her mother and sister. Rumors circulated that her mother had gone mad and indulged in a killing spree. Kira worried that one day she'd do the same thing, especially since she was starting to look more and more like her mother - the crazy murderer.
All Kira Callahan wants to do is swim, hang out with her best friend, Sean, and ignore the kids who torment her at high school.
That is, until the day she gets invited to a party. For three minutes her life is perfect - she even kisses Sean. Then somebody spikes her drink and some girls from out of town lure her into the ocean and hold her underwater.
Kira soon discovers that the group of wild teenagers who have come to visit Crescent Moon Bay are not as innocent as they seem.
In fact, nothing is as it seems - not the mysterious deaths of her sister and mother, not her heritage, not even her best friend. And everything seems to hinge on the ancient Celtic legends her mother used to tell her as a child.
A new twist on Irish folklore, FATHOM is one part young adult romance, one part urban fantasy and one part gothic mystery, filled with Celtic legends of the sea. Note: This is a clean, sweet romance.
Used availability for Merrie Destefano's Fathom
October 2012 : USA Paperback
September 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition