By Juliana Gray
Scotland, 1906. A mysterious item came across inside of an historic fort calls Maximilian Haywood, the recent Duke of Olympia, and his fellow researcher Emmeline Truelove north to the distant Orkney Islands. No stranger to the examine of anachronisms in archeological digs, Haywood is however wondered by way of the artifact: a swimsuit of garments that, in keeping with relations legend, as soon as belonged to a selkie who rose from the ocean and married the castle’s first laird.
yet Haywood and Truelove quickly detect they’re no longer the single ones attracted to the selkie’s unusual cover. while their mutual good friend Lord Silverton vanishes within the evening from an Edinburgh highway, their quest takes a perilous flip via time, which places Haywood’s outstanding talents—and Truelove’s courage—to their such a lot breathtaking attempt yet.
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