She's running from a life she doesn't want. He's hiding from a past he can't forget. But the tide is turning in favor of new beginnings...
In a world where humans don't know mermaids exist, independent Mari leaves her ocean home behind to start over on land. Her quaint island life, free of her overbearing mother, her possessive betrothed, and her tribe's unrealistic expectations, is exactly what this mermaid needed. And the sexy bartender above her shop gives her hope for a future that isn't so lonely.
Former Navy diver Chase has never recovered from the accident that claimed his brother's life. And his unshakable fear of the ocean, a place he used to love, is all the more reason for him to sell his bar and move inland. Not even the mysterious beauty who rents the shop below his bar can lift his spirits. He's too damaged to even consider a relationship.When a hurricane threatens the island, Mari and Chase must work together to save both his bar and her shop. But as they make preparations, and become marooned on the island, they don't realize that the storm won't be the worst challenge they face. Mari's betrothed is on the rampage, incensed she won't marry him and determined to get his revenge.
A wave of adventure and romance await in this steamy standalone fantasy romance read from USA Today bestselling author Kerry Adrienne. Dive in to Storm Damaged today!