The Mermaid Stair - Maggie Secara

I have become just ridiculously fond of Ben Harper!  In this latest Harper Errant book, Ben and his friend Raven are going in and out of time and location to try to help the mermaids and river nymphs -- who are being murdered by a human with a grudge.

Maggie Secara's impeccable research brings rich detail to both history and legend, and her characters are a delight to read.  From period music and poetry to political intrigue, she's got it all between the covers of her novels.

Highly recommended.