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Speak the Ocean kindle ↠ eBook Ê ❴Reading❵ ➸ Speak the Ocean Author Rebecca Enzor – Insolpro.co.uk For Mer handler Finn Jarvis the feral mermaid performers at Oceanica Marine Park are nothing than ruthless auatic predators violent and unpredictable That doesn’t stop the public from flocking to on For Mer handler FiEthing than simple entertainment starting with her captor FinnWhile Finn trains Erie in her routine she secretly teaches herself the air words he and the other trainers speak And when the language barrier falls Finn starts to realize that the gap between human and Mer is smaller than he thought and maybe it’s not the Mer who are monsters after all First humans discovered the Mer were real Second humans learned that Mer performances drew thousands of paying tourists to marine parks every day Third humans discovered that the Mer are not like Ariel They’re lethal predators who can—and do—kill their human trainers Only rigid rules constant vigilance and an electroshocker keep them in line Finn a human handler wants only to prove his value and make a name for himself in this business Erie the first Mer put in Finn’s hands for training knows this new life will break her Finn knows his future rides on Erie’s shoulders Erie decides that if Finn won’t help her go home she’ll at least take him down with herNo Mer has ever survived captivity for long No captured Mer has ever been released But everything changes when Finn realizes that Erie can speak That she’s than just a fish That she’ll die unless he can free her All he’s ever worked for stands between her and her beloved ocean Except now that his world has collided with Erie’s Finn is no longer sure what he wants All he knows is that somehow he must make the world see Erie see the Mer as he does—a treasure worth saving I was enthralled by this book from the very first page Author Rebecca Enzor’s gift for storytelling enlivens each word and colors every phrase The narrative winds back and forth between Finn’s point of view and Erie’s each driven by their own motivations and goals Both won me over Finn’s need to prove himself to his peers at Oceanica Marine Park and to Aunt D especially given the loss of his father at an early age rings true to life He’s always a relatable character if not necessarily a likable guy More than once I wanted to give him a piece of my mind Erie too had her petty moments Yet given that she is imprisoned in an alien place with no way to know what’s going on or what these landfolk expect of her I could understand her reactions Her anguish fear and depression pierced me to my core As these two characters grew together trusting and suspecting one another by turns Speak the Ocean wrapped its tale around me sueezed my heart and pulled me into its depths I fell for Finn and Erie hook line and sinkerBut this story is than just good fiction Enzor’s depiction of marine science and the inhumane treatment of marine mammals in the ocean park industry strummed a chord of compassion in me Any animal training program whether real or imagined involves a system of rewards and inevitably punishments Whales dolphins and sea lions are given fresh fish as treats when they perform a trick at Sea World Behind the scenes the animals are often food deprived to make them cooperative The Mer in StO are treated even worse by the landfolk at Oceanica Staff are told again and again that they should never humanize the Mer All their needs are met—food clean water a clean tank veterinary care What could they need? After all they’re only fish dangerous beasts who kill without thought or feeling However in fiction as in life sometimes the monsters are humans StO slams that message home with brute force hidden in deft turns of phrase and for me this was the deeper message in Finn and Erie’s story Humans already demean each other in order to excuse poor treatment or even enslavement so of course we do it to other animals too Here Every day In real life And maybe it’s time we took a long hard look at our performances in that particular arenaThis is Enzor’s debut novel and she well and truly knocked it out of the park Rest assured Speak the Ocean is not your typical fairytale mermaid story It’s a dark and lovely read that ripped my heart out rebuilt it and put it back complete than before If you love a story that sucks you in and holds you in its clutches long after the last page is turned this is the book for you

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Ns to the ones who dare swim out of lineNewly caught Erie doesn’t know what the evil landfolk want from her Alone and voiceless she watches the other merfolk from the confines of her tank Broken into submission they’ve become shells of the once vibrant creatures she knew But Erie refuses to be subjugated She’ll get the crowds to see her as som SPEAK THE OCEAN is an incredible debut filled with vibrant character breathtaking stakes and a highly realistic take on what it would inevitably be like if mermaids were captured and used in a theme park The morality of marine life in captivity for human amusement is key to the heart of this story and it pulls sharply on the heartstrings of any reader especially those who have a soft spot for marine life and ocean conservation In addition to believable depictions of marine science and the amusement park industry the book has some delightful nods to real life Key West that any local Floridian will smile at Rebecca Enzor has a deeply natural sense of character and dialogue that flows with feeling and wit Both narrators human trainer Finn and Mer captive Erie are vivacious strong minded and flawed with beautiful hearts at their core Reading along with their change and growth is a beautifully written journey of ebb and flow that I almost didn’t want to end but the ending is so exuisite you won’t want to put the book down I have been aggressively informing people about this book since I was fortunate enough to read its early draft several years ago and now having read its final form I am so incredibly thrilled to continue brandishing it at anyone who will stand still long enough to listen

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Speak the OceanFor Mer handler Finn Jarvis the feral mermaid performers at Oceanica Marine Park are nothing than ruthless auatic predators violent and unpredictable That doesn’t stop the public from flocking to one of the world’s most popular tourist attractions To them the Mer are magical entertainment too beautiful to be dangerous They don’t see what happe I wrote the book so obviously I'm giving it five stars ;Go weird little book go I hope you all love it