The Sinking of the Siren - A Story of Life after Drowning asks the question: What price is too high for immortality?
The book follows a young girl who uses her dead brother's name and disguises herself as a cabin boy to flee the Irish Potato Famine. After disaster strikes, she awakens to an afterlife as a siren in the depths of the Caribbean. As she adapts to her afterlife, she discovers that the fae harbor a terrible secret, and the price of her immortality may cost more than she is willing to pay. Dealing with the loss of her own life, that of her family, of her world and even of herself, she must navigate the choice she faces. The price of being a siren might be justice or it might be vengeance, but then again it might just break her.
Readers of twisted fairytales and explorers of mythology will delight at this masterfully-woven story. Kaylee Walsh creates an enchanting underwater world that is the backdrop for a touching story of disillusioned innocence.