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Return to the Sea

4.14  ·  Rating Details  ·  22 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
The clock is ticking for Laneigh. Banished from the ocean ten years earlier, Laneigh is shocked to discover all the Mer people living on dry land die within a decade of leaving the sea. With her life ending, she boards a cruise ship, intent on challenging the Mer who destroyed her life. She doesn't expect him to save her—but she has a request she is desperate he honor.

Kindle Edition, 47 pages
Published (first published August 3rd 2011)
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Oct 01, 2011 Got Romance! Reviews rated it it was amazing
Title: Return to The Sea
Author: Rebecca Royce
Publisher:Decadent Publishing Company, LLC
Publication Date:
ISBN: 978-1-61333-017-3
Genre: Romance
Length: 16 k
Rating: 4 Diamonds
Heat: 4
Other: The book has some smut. Nothing so scandalous—vulgarity when talking about sex.
Reviewer: Katherine
Date: 9/16/11
Smut reading: 3 outta 5

When I was a little girl I always dreamt of being a mermaid, as a teenager I wondered how mermaids had sex and now as an adult I still wonder. When I saw the title of this book I kn
Nikki McCarver
Apr 04, 2012 Nikki McCarver rated it it was amazing
Laneigh was running out of time. Judging by the continuous onset of pain, and what she had seen happen to her Queen, she knew she had very little time left. She needed to get on the ocean, without actually touching it, and try to contact Sylarus. Sylarus, the very Mer who had betrayed her, yet had given her the most precious gift in her life. The Mer who at one time, had been solely responsible for the steady beating of her heart. Would he come? She hadn’t seen him since her banishment nearly te ...more
Romancing the Book
Jun 05, 2012 Romancing the Book rated it really liked it
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Reviewed by Robin
Review Copy Provided by the Publisher

Return to the Sea is a short story that fills your heart with hope and love. This is a very emotional story; that will pull at every mother’s heartstrings.

Ms. Royce draws you in with the story of a dying mother and young daughter. Laneigh is so believable you feel, and cry along with her as she puts others before herself. She is strong and shows that she can stand on her own. Having been banished from her li
Jen (That's What I'm Talking About)
My Rating: 3 stars: Liked it, but I had some issues - recommend(B)

The story opens with Laneigh standing on a cruise ship, looking out into the ocean depths, knowing that Sylarus is near. When she feels her former lover magically appear behind her, she dreads facing him to tell him what’s been going on for the past decade while she has been banished to dry land. Laneigh is a mermaid and Sylarus’s father, King of the Mer people, has forbid Laneigh to return to the sea. What Sylarus doesn’t know is
Jessica Subject
Oct 06, 2011 Jessica Subject rated it it was amazing
Shelves: own-it
Like all other Rebecca Royce stories that I've read, I really enjoyed Return to the Sea. But unlike the others, I really didn't like the hero in the beginning. He really rubbed me the wrong way as he didn't seem strong - physically yes, but mentally and emotionally - no. He couldn't think for himself, believing in tradition over all else, including love.

I knew it would take something drastic to open his eyes, and Rebecca provided.

Sylarus goes through some huge character growth when he is reunite
Siren's Song
Sep 04, 2011 Siren's Song rated it it was amazing
The first few chapters I had to literally fight back the tears. The author did a superb job in expressing the emotional turmoil throughout the entire story. There are a lot of ups and downs. The images were vivid and Laneigh was a completely believable and lovable character. She fought for what she believed in and put the lives of others before her own. She took a lot of gambles throughout this story but they end up paying off big time in the end. I loved this book! I am still amazed at the amou ...more
Dec 12, 2013 ✿ rated it it was ok
Shelves: mermaid-merman
Biggest waste of time.

I was lucky to have a friend who was willing to kindle loan this to me but I'm also sad to say that I did not like it. It just felt morbidly unfinished and incomplete.

I'm so so disappointed. :(
Nicole Banks
May 09, 2012 Nicole Banks rated it it was ok

I'm trying to find out what the point was to this short ass story
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