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About the Books

Don't quite know what the series is about? Check out the blurb & covers here.

Music Playlists

Listen to the music

I listened to

while writing each book!

The Selkie Myth

Learn all about the myth

that inspired Mrs. O'Leary's


See Ireland

Virtually explore the

beautiful island of Ireland

through stunning photos.


About the Books

"A darkly romantic beginning to what promises to be an unusual contemporary YA fantasy series."


USA Today 
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When her mother whisks the family away to the beach for the summer, Cora must decide between forging her future in the glimmering world of second homes where her parents belong, or getting lost in the bewitching world of a gorgeous local boy and the mystery surrounding a lonely old woman who thinks she's a selkie creature—and who probably needs Cora more than anyone else. 

Music Playlists


This is the music I listened to while


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The Selkie Myth


First, you need to know all about seals. I can help you there:

Now for the magical part. Selkies are creatures from Celtic mythology that are said to be seals who can shed their skin and transform into human form. It's said selkie women often fell in love with human men, and the man had to hide her sealskin to keep her on land.

But if she ever found her sealskin ... she would be gone the next day.

It's a myth that spread from Scotland all over the British isles, but there are similar myths elsewhere. The history of the tale is fascinating and varied, so make sure to check out some of these resources for more info:

Other great selkie stories in movie form that I recommend are:

Learn about other stories from Irish mythology in my new short story collection!​

Chock full of werewolves and faeries and mermaids — oh my! — this anthology is illustrated by the awesome Brett Manning. Get it on Amazon today!

See Ireland

O'Brien Tower on the Cliffs of Moher
Boats at the Claddagh in Galway City
Inis Oirr, Aran Islands
The Claddagh in Galway City
Menlo Castle
County Monaghan, Ireland
The Great Western Greenway
Cliffs of Moher, County ClareIreland
Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland
Dunluce Castle, Northern Ireland
Salthill, Galway
The Dark Hedges, Northern Ireland
Dunluce Castle, Northern Ireland

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Boats at the Claddagh in Galway City

Boats in the basin at the Claddagh in Galway City