Book 1 in the future Lost series Marielle leads an idyllic life among her fellow Mer people. Swimming in the jeweled ocean and sunning on white beaches satisfy the others, but t her- Marielle has an adventurous heart. Her longing for something exciting draws her to a far off, mysterious island. Matt came to the upper world expecting it to be vastly different from the underground society he grew up in. But he never expected to meet a gorgeous woman who matched his desire for exploration. One thing worries him- Marielle considers herself a mermaid. Their lovemaking is sensual and steamy, but is it eugh for Marielle and Matt to overcome their differences? They must live through danger, fight giant eels and horrible mutants, before they discover love can vanquish most obstacles.