Desirée M. Niccoli Releases Second Book In Haven Cove Duology


Last September, Pasadena author Desirée M. Niccoli released “Called To The Deep,” which she described as a “vicious mermaid romance” set in a fictional coastal town called Haven Cove. Now, Niccoli is back with the sequel, “Song of Lorelei,” which will be available to readers starting January 17.

The Plot
(May include spoilers for readers who have not finished Book 1)

Even after brokering a deal with the vicious merfolk who stalk his offshore fishing lanes, Captain Killian Quinn has had one too many onboard his boat for comfort. His livelihood, and life, as well as that of his crew’s, depends on his ability to maintain peace. One wrong move and the Dawn Chaser could become a floating charcuterie board, and he’d never see again the one mermaid he wouldn’t mind take a little nibble out of him.

A sinister craving for human flesh leaves Lorelei Roth with no other choice. She must aid the study of one of her own to find a more permanent solution to protect the ones she loves. As enthralled by all her sharp edges and seductive siren song as her fiancé may be, the threat of becoming the wrong kind of snack is never far enough away.

While they’re close to a breakthrough treatment, doubt gnaws at Lorelei as she watches a fellow mermaid languish in a tank, enduring endless rounds of tests and denied the healing touch of the sea. Is one mermaid’s declining health and happiness too steep a price for freedom? And if so, what sacrifices is Lorelei willing to make to set it right?

Content Warning

This book contains adult situations and is not intended for anyone under the legal age of adulthood. Some content within this book may be triggering or disturbing to some readers. Reader discretion is advised.

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