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Mira's Return: The Complete Series: A Mermaid Fantasy Adventure & Prequel to the Elemental Origins Series

Narrated by: Gabra Zackman
Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
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Summary

Mira is a mermaid on a mission.

It’s time to leave the ocean. Mira Belshaw has been at sea for...well, she doesn’t know how many years. It’s hard to keep track of time when you live in the ocean. But after enough time, the salt water triggers the desire to procreate, and her time is up.

Finding a mate is the most important thing to her right now, and to do that, she has to return to the place where she was last human - the coastal city of Saltford.

Equipped with everything she needs to lure her perfect mate and produce a strong siren child, all she needs is the opportunity to mingle with humans. But when she meets Nathan, the ONE, things start to go sideways....

The Mira's Return trilogy contains all three titles returning, falling, and surfacing and is a companion series to the elemental origins series, a teen fantasy adventure series by an award-winning author.

If you like Melissa Meyer, Leia Stone, Jaymin Eve, Cassandra Clare, Lauren Kate, Stephenie Meyer, Becca Fitzpatrick, or Michelle Madow, you will love A.L. Knorr’s storytelling.

©2018 Intellectually Promiscuous Press (P)2019 Intellectually Promiscuous Press

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Fantastic Prequel

This book (or 3 combined into one boxed set) is Mira's story. Mira is Targa's mother - both are mermaids. We meet Targa and Mira in Born of Water from the main Elemental Origins series..

The first book covers Mira's return from the sea and she's ready to find a mate to have a child with - the only problem is, the man she falls in love with is already in a relationship with her best friend.

The second book covers Mira and Nate's courtship, wedding and honeymoon - Mira finds out on her honeymoon that mermaids are not meant to be up in the sky and the altitude makes her sick.

The third book is set 10 years later when Mira has been widowed and Targa is 10 - it also introduces Saxony and Georjie,

Altogether, the three books are really good and we get to find out more about what life was like for Mira before we get to Targa's story, and how she ended up working for the salvage diving company.

Gabra Zackman did another great job of narrating these books.

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a great read

loved it brilliant story start to finish with great characters and interesting places wonderfully read

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Another amazing story!

Well what I can I say. You have done it again Abby! A great story which helps to tie together the series and gives us the much needed insight into Mira! Can’t wait for more books in this amazing well written series. Definitely 5 star read

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Amazing

I have read to all of the elementals. And this is great prequel. Gabra sounds exctaly as I imagined Mira sounded from reading the elementals. Abby is an amazing author.

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  • Elisheba Silver
  • 19-01-20

Absolutely loved this!

The story was very captivating, not only from the writing but also how it was brought to life by its narrator. This duo was a match made in heaven for my ears. I was able to escape my everyday life and escape into the world of the character and book itself. Loved it!!!

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  • Roger Fauble
  • 14-12-19

Great read, great series

Returning: A Water Novella. After reading Born of Water: An Elemental Origins Novel, I welcomed the chance to read Mira’s story. WOW, another incredible read, perhaps even better than Born of Water.
Falling: Previously titled Returning, Episode II (Mira's Return Book 2). WOW, another incredible read, perhaps even better than Born of Water.
Surfacing: A Water Novel (Returning Book 3), my seventeenth read from author A.L. Knorr. I’ve been given an Audible copy of this book & am voluntarily reading & reviewing it. Gabra Zachman’s talented narration adds to the well-written book's enjoyment. Extremely well written, the characters, even the minor ones, are well developed with an attention-grabbing storyline. I’m a character reader, I get into the characters. Who and what they are. Why they do the things they do. The things that make the reader get invested into the characters and thereby the story. I’ll be reading more from this author! Another must-read book! (RIP Marley January 20, 2014 - July 24, 2018).

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  • Mark Mackey
  • 12-12-19

Mira's Return review

This was actually enjoyable, and well worth the time, now interested in the elemental parts of this series.

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  • Michelle Titherington VanDaley
  • 30-11-19

Fantastic Fantasy Story

This is such a fantastic fantasy story. I couldn't help but become invested in Mira's journey early on. I love how the author puts a mermaid into modern day human situations. The narrator was excellent in bringing the characters and story to life. I look forward to more from this author

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  • Francesca C Lein
  • 29-11-19

Wonderful book

In Mira’s Return, we learn about the return from the sea of Mira Belshaw. From finding a mate, to having a daughter whom she names Targa, to the dread of having to remain land bound because of Targas lack of Siren abilities. Mira’s depression over a lack of being able to return to the sea leads her to start taking on jobs of recovering items from sunken wrecks. When approached by the owner of a salvage team her life takes yet another turn.

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  • Meg V
  • 04-11-19

A wonderfully fishy story.

Love... check
Action... check
Heroines and Heroes... Check
Comedy... Check
Fantasy... Check

A wonderful series of a womans struggle to find her place in the male dominated world all while resisting natures call. A heroine in her own right. Let her adventures show you why!

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  • Jaime Margaria
  • 25-10-19

Loved it!!

I read Targa's story and instantly fell in love with A. L. Knorrs writing and characters, so to be able to listen to Mira's story has been so amazing. I love these mermaids something awful and enjoyed getting to know Mira's background was such fun!!

Also the narrator for these stories is amazing!! she really brings the stories to life!!!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 21-10-19

A MUST <br />

another WONDERFUL book. THANK YOU ALL FOR AN AMAZING EXPERIENCE
These books are simply a journey to another place. you feel apart of the whole thing. I LOVE how all of the books tie in so nicely to another and have such detail I can easily imagine all the plac6...

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  • Kelly Boettcher
  • 15-10-19

Loved reading these small snippets of Miras story

While not a full book for Miras story, these 3 novellas give a really good background into Targa’s mom.

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  • Barbara Godby
  • 11-10-19

Engaging from the first chapter

I thoroughly enjoyed my commute listening to Mira's Return. Time just flew by as I became part of the story. Very well written with amazing characters who are easy to envision.