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The Painted Maidens Trilogy

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A Complete set of The Rising, The Betrayed, and The Taking, plus bonus short story 'How I Met Your Mother'.


Seventeen-year-old Serena is the youngest member of a dying race. The increasing acidity of the ocean is destroying her home, slowly eating away at the once thriving underwater landscape. But since the night of Serena’s birth, it is an outside force that most threaten
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Published March 12th 2015 by Smashwords Edition
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Runningrabbit
3.5 stars.
I had very mixed feelings regarding this novel. The manner in which it is written is unusual; the sentences are very formal with few contractions, leaning towards a third person narrative.

This story is set in a wonderful underwater world of a dying paradise. The stilted formal society of mermaids and mermen is slowing losing it’s population through adversity, tragedy and prejudice. Our main character, Serena, is an intelligent mermaid full of a need to learn and a dangerous sense of cu
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Karen Beg
Apr 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This was really good. I couldn't put the book down. The story grabbed me right away and I couldn't wait to see what was going to happen. This is like Twilight with mermaids! I recommend this for a really fun read!
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Mar 29, 2015 rated it really liked it
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I received a free copy from the publisher through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

This is a really cool trilogy focusing on mermaids and werewolves and the rivalry between the two peoples, and it is really fun and interesting. I haven't really read many mermaid books and I'm usually not into werewolves, but the concept of the two together was just so interesting and unique that I really had to read this and I was not disappointed. I did feel that the ending of the final book came a bi
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Terra is author of The Painted Maidens Trilogy ('The Rising', 'The Betrayed', and 'The Taking', the Akasha Series ('Water', 'Air', 'Fire', and 'Earth'), and 'The Kindred Curse Anthology'.

Terra was born and raised in Colorado but has since lived in California, Texas, Utah, North Carolina and Virginia. Terra has served a 5 year enlistment in the Marine Corp, has earned her bachelor's and master's de
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