Fish Out of Water, A – eBook
A Fish out of Water by Karin Kallmaker
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How long is 34,000+ words? About half the length of many novels, e.g. Just Like That. Your purchase unlocks epub, Kindle, non-Kindle mobi and PDF formats for download.
An above sea hunt for the pleasure and song of human women turns disastrous when Ariel, 77th daughter of the Mer Queen, shares rising tides—powerful passion—with the forbidden Erica. Court rivals quickly report her transgression and Ariel finds herself an example of what happens to those who defy the Queen.
Stripped of her voice and placed under a powerful curse, Ariel makes her way above water to Erica’s side. Erica, who is now dying for want of the one thing they can never share again.
A Fish Out of Water turns an old-fashioned fairy tale into an erotic modern lesbian romance exploring boundaries of love and trust, atonement and pleasure.
What People are Saying:
- Once Upon a Dyke at Midwest Review of BooksRomantic, funny, thoughtful, and hot…
- A Fish Out of Water in Bug’s Own WordsI was so elated I wanted to celebrate their Happily-Ever-After when I finished reading it! Phew! What a thrilling, intoxicating ride, indeed!
- Once Upon a Dyke – Lammy FinalistOnce Upon a Dyke: New Exploits of Fairy Tale Lesbians This collection of four novellas was a finalist at the 2004 Lambda Literary Awards for LGBT ...
- Once Upon a Dyke at Wishing WellWhat a story!
- Reader Comments about A Fish Out of Water…A silly, crazy, hot rehash of an originally very depressing fairytale…
- A Fish Out of Water at The Lesbian ReviewI couldn’t stop. I couldn’t put it down. It even haunted my dreams and I woke in the middle of the night to just keep ...
- A Fish Out of Water at Women’s MonthlyDeep and layered with meaning. …The result is an unexpectedly haunting tale told in image-drenched language that stays with you long after the story is ...
- words: 33000
- The foursome who conspired to create the anthology Once Upon a Dyke (2004) were ahead of their time. My contribution was A Fish Out of Water inspired by The Little Mermaid while others tackled Beauty and the Beast and Cinderella with lesbian heroes of course. I remain very fond of A Fish Out of Water and am pleased to put it out into the world on its own. No subtext. No need to ship the characters. No fade to black.