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Two researchers set off to explore the mysteries of the deep, but what they find is beyond their imagining . . . a lobsterman, concerned with the changes in his recent haul, calls upon an old friend to help him unlock the mystery . . . A woman, wagered in a game of chance, seeks her fortune on a very special ship. Ocean Stories offers 22 tales of the deep. Ranging from ...more
Paperback, 282 pages
Published May 31st 2012 by Elektrik Milk Bath Press
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Angela
Jun 25, 2012 rated it it was ok
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I received this book as a First Reads giveaway and the wide variety of tales is by far its best feature. They range from scary to sad to just plain weird - it's an interesting mix that was appreciated. I got sea monsters and ghosts and everything in between. The big issue that I have, however, is with the inconsistent quality of the stories. For every good one, there is one that drags or feels unpolished and incomplete. There is a gem here and there, but most are just alright. (I'll take a ...more
Mark Richards
Aug 28, 2012 rated it it was amazing
This is an interesting anthology. As with all anthologies, the quality of the writing varies from author to author. However, the overall quality is high and the selection of stories varies greatly, offering something for everyone. Including a colourful story where the Little Mermaid meets Law and Order (not literally) that I thought was delightful.

A must have for people who like subject matter relating to the ocean or aquatic life.
Bran
Jan 28, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: ocean-books
This was a very interesting compilation of short stories about the sea, from supernatural sea monsters to mermaids to simple stories merely taking place by the ocean itself. A few of these stories were actually pretty good. Others...ehh, not so much. All in all, a fairly fun read.
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Angela Charmaine Craig is an author and editor currently living in Texas. Her latest editing projects include the Dia de los Muertos anthology, recently released from Elektrik Milk Bath Press, and the upcoming poetry anthology, In the Garden of the Crow.
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