Everyone knows what happens in the end.
A mermaid, a prince, a true love’s kiss.
But before that young siren’s tale, there were three friends.
One feared, one royal, and one already dead.
Ever since her best friend, Anna, drowned, Evie has been an outcast in her small fishing town. A freak. A curse. A witch.
A girl with an uncanny resemblance to Anna appears offshore and, though the girl denies it, Evie is convinced that her best friend actually survived. That her own magic wasn’t so powerless after all. And, as the two girls catch the eyes—and hearts—of two charming princes, Evie believes that she might finally have a chance at her own happily ever after.
But her new friend has secrets of her own. She can’t stay in Havnestad, or on two legs, unless Evie finds a way to help her. Now Evie will do anything to save her friend’s humanity, along with her prince’s heart—harnessing the power of her magic, her ocean, and her love until she discovers, too late, the truth of her bargain.
The rise of Hans Christian Andersen’s iconic villainess is a heart-wrenching story of friendship, betrayal, and a girl pushed beyond her limits—to become a monster.
I liked this book. It was a quick read and liked the story idea of the book. It was nice seeing how the villian got her story. I do enjoy backstories to villians lives. I did like some of the characters in the books.
The story centers around four friends, Evie, Annemette, Nik and Iker. I enjoy their friendship through out the book. You watched them grow up and love blossom for some in the group.
Evie, who grew up with Nik and Iker. She hides a dark secret from them, that can get her kill. She always kept to herself and cling to the princes in the book. I like her in the book. She is brave and very smart girl.
Annemette, the new girl in the group. Looks like their dead friend. She has hidden secrets of her own when she first meets Evie. I kinda of liked her in the book. She was a person I did not trust most. What’s her plan with the prince?
Nik and Iker, the two princes. I liked Nik a bit more than Ikar in the book. Nik is so sweet and caring prince. Ikar is a total playboy. These princes got their work cut out for them between Evie and Annemette. How will they handle learning the truth between both girls?
I thought the book a little slow pace for me. I like how story unfolded in the end. The cover is very pretty. This book has some twists and turns in it. If you love a good villain story, then you might enjoy Sea Witch.