A twist on the fairy tale The Little Mermaid set in 18th-century Venice...
On a barge anchored in the middle of the Adriatic, Marco Lorendan meets a mysterious and beautiful woman. His fascination for her is sealed when she saves him from drowning and then disappears into the sea. Is she dead, or simply lost? Marco is determined to find out.
Living beneath the waters of the lagoon, Serena can change into whatever form she chooses, but cannot change her fate: to die in an ancient ritual that goes back to the founding of Venice. Serena wants to live in the human world with Marco, but how can she save herself if it means the destruction of Venice?
A tale of star-crossed lovers and the magic that created one of the most beautiful cities on earth.