It is not a bad book, and the twist is pretty good. The plot, though, is a bit weak, and the book is simply a reason for two people to have sex and sex so rational thought process is out the window and insta love is the sole item on the menu (but this is somewhat idicated by the description).
Two stars because I am tired of books where every other female is evil. But with this note - I will most likely be trying other books in the series. The world building made sense - or at least how the magic works in the book. And Ley does base her version of merpeople on established traditions. (Think of the merman statue in Copenhagen for instance). I liked that as well as the ending.
Honesty, I love the cover too.