Jack Tanner is a thirty-something year old bachelor set in
his loner ways and daily routine. His life takes an odd
turn one day when he rescues a badly injured Danish
mermaid. Now the taciturn lawman worries when his ladylove
ventures out into the sea.
just as strong willed as he and refuses to be coddled. With
the language barrier adding to their troubles, Jack and his
feisty mermaid will have to sort out their differences.
A tough guy and a merlady can fall in love but where will
they live? Jack and Eddike are not your average “bird” and
“fish” anyway! We all know that the course of true love
doesn’t always run smooth, especially in stormy seas.
Stephanie Schaffer makes it all work with her very likeable
characters. Humorous, poignant and introspective,
Danish Vinegar is a superb and well-written story.
I wasn’t aware that it’s the sequel to Gift of the Selkie;
it can be read as a standalone. The best part about Jack
and Eddike’s tale is how modern pragmatism and details are
smoothly forged with legend and fancy to create a rich
narrative. You’ll thumb your nose at The Little Mermaid.