The Glass Mermaid : The Chancellor Fairy Tales

  • by Poppy Lawless
  • Narrated by Hollie Jackson
  • Series: The Chancellor Fairy Tales
  • 1 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

I'm the last mermaid.
I'm back on shores of Lake Erie, but the cold waters are silent. There is nothing here for me but ghosts and the beach glass that litters the rocky shore. Long ago, I lived below the waves. Now, I am the sole survivor, and at long last, my mermaid glamour is leaving me.
Every day, I walk the beach. Every day, I wonder what happened to my people. The little pieces of colored glass that wash ashore give me simple pleasure. They are gifts from the lake, reminders of home. I fashion them into trinkets: necklaces, earrings, bracelets. They are beautiful things. The humans seem to love them.
Every day, I walk the beach. Nothing ever changes, until the day he says hello.
I'm dying.
It's not a question; it's a fact. The cancer is eating me alive. They told me I have six months to live, maybe less. I came home, back to Chancellor on Lake Erie, to die. The sunsets are vivid there, and I will relish every one.
I've never seen anything more beautiful than a Lake Erie sunset, until I see her.
All life is as fragile as glass.
What would you sacrifice to save the one you love?


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Customer Reviews

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It's a great listen

If you could sum up The Glass Mermaid in three words, what would they be?

Unusual mermaid story

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Glass Mermaid?

Kate's giving of her last year and all the significance it has.

What does Hollie Jackson bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

She brings a lot of emotion to the characters. She seems to be really in touch with them.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

I did end up listening in one sitting, I couldn't turn it off.

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- Deb


This was a beautiful story. I found it captivating, emotional, and magical, yes magical. Author Poppy Lawless has written a wonderful story. I would LOVE to see her turn this one into a nice long series because it's made to be more than this, a short story. I wished it had been longer because I feel like it's calling out to me, wanting me to listen to it again.

Hollie Jackson did a wonderful job with her telling of this story. I felt a connection to the two main characters as Hollie told the story. Once again, with every story that I hear Hollie narrate she blows me away. I can feel emotions in her voice as she breathes life into every story she narrates. Overall, a 5 star rating!
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-30-2015
  • Publisher: Love Potion Books