The Girl of the Sea of Cortez Author:Peter Benchley On an island in the Sea of Cortez, a solitary young woman lives in her own world of magic. For Paloma has inherited a special legacy from her father--a love and understanding of the sea and a sixth sense about it. Every day Paloma paddles her boat into the ocean, and anchors over a sea-mount--a submerged volcanic peak sixty feet underwater aroun... more »d which sea animals cluster and the whole chain of marine life converges.
One day, as Paloma dives underwater, she becomes confused--it seems as if the sea has turned black. But then the blackness moves, and Paloma discovers an exhilarating secret, the magic of a myth come true. But instinctively, she knows it is a secret only she must ever discover.
Full of beauty, danger and adventure, The Girl Of The Sea Of Cortez is triumphant--a book to fall in love with.« less