The Moon and the Sun Author:McIntyre, Vonda N. King Louis XIV believes hes found the source of immortality: a rare sea monster. But as he and his natural philosopher, Yves, prepare to experiment on it, Yvess sister is taken by the creatures gaze and exquisite singing. Dare she interfere to save the creatures life?
I enjoyed this historical fantasy set in Louis XIV's court. A maid befriends a mermaid her scientific brother has caught and fights everyone with her insistence that it is an intelligent being with a soul.