Book ‘Lies We Sing to the Sea’ by Sarah Underwood

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A stunning sapphic reimagining of The Odyssey that explores the fate of Penelope's hanged maids. In the cursed kingdom of Ithaca, each summer brings the hanging of twelve maidens, a gift to the vengeful Poseidon. But when Leto awakens from her death on the shore of a long-forgotten island, its enigmatic keeper Melantho tells her that there’s only one way the curse can be broken. Leto must kill the last prince of Ithaca... In Lies We Sing to the Sea, debut author Sarah Underwood delivers a thrilling and breathtaking tale that will enthral readers from the very first page as they are transported to the cursed shores of Ithaca. A reclamation of a story from thousands of years ago, Lies We Sing to the Sea is about love and fate...
Publisher: Electric Monkey (March 7, 2023)  Pages: 432 pages  ISBN-10: 0063234475  ISBN-13: 978-0063234475  ASIN:‎ B0B399H16Y

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About the author: Sarah Underwood grew up in Devon, England. She obtained her MEng in Computational Bioengineering at Imperial College, London, and is now studying for her MPhil in Population Health Sciences at the University of Cambridge. Sarah’s first novel, Lies we Sing to the Sea, a sapphic retelling of the Odyssey, will be published by HarperTeen and Farshore Books in March 2023.