In the Near Future…

underwater-1216244_640In the near future, Aqua Marsden, a med school dropout with a fascination for marine biology, is learning how to exist in a city devastated by the effects of bleed—a deadly blue organic substance that suffocates and kills everyone in its reach. When a bad outbreak of the bleed causes Aqua to lose contact with everyone, she must hunt for safety with her new friend, Mark. Out of options, they must discover how to breathe toxic air and find Aquaria, a large marine research facility hidden under the city that could hold the key to humanity’s survival. Aqua may have given up saving humanity through medicine, but perhaps she can discover the cure for bleed and save Aquaria.

To see more find on Amazon.

Best Review of Aqua Marine—Book One

My interest was kept— I couldn’t stop reading until I had finished, then I dreamt of bleed!!

Emma E., West Yorkshire, England

https://books.pronoun.com/aqua-marine/

Aqua Marine Contest! Free Swag! 10 Prizes & More!

Sign up for my mailing list now and be entered to win one of ten prizes. Once a month you’ll get a newsletter with fun content: movie reviews, photographs, games, and other surprises. Contest ends on November 1st. (Prizes will be: handmade wire craft fishie bookmarks, free ebooks, fishie water pistol, free coffee, tea, and more! Please share with your friends!

Click here so you don’t miss out!

Aqua Marine—Melanie Dawn Dixon—Novel Excerpt 1

fish-1501360_640Joyce raced past us with a rifle slung over her shoulders. “Take cover folks, this is not a drill.”

“What’s happening?” asked Mark.

“Take a look,” yelled Joyce, nodding in the direction of a tunnel that led to the back of the aquarium.

In the distance I could make the figure of what appeared to be a zombie. A light lit him up from behind, making him appear a lot like a silhouette.

If you’d like to read more, please visit Aqua Marine at Pronoun Publishers to order.

Sign up now and be entered to win one of ten prizes! Chances are good you’ll win something! Contest ends on November 1, 2016 at 12 am. Please share with your friends!

Sign up now for your chance to win!

Aquarium Slide Show

I’ve used the Vancouver Aquarium as one of the locations for my novel, entitled Aqua Marine—Book One of the Aquaria Chronicles. There might also be a fictitious Aquaria located in the City of New Westminster, but first, Aqua and Mark must get through the bleed—a noxious powdery blue substance that rains down on the city and kills everyone in its path.

Please enjoy my slideshow of some of the sea creatures living at the Vancouver Aquarium. These photos were taken over the past five years or so.

Click the links if you’re interested in connecting to me through Twitter or Facebook. All photographs are Copyright Mel Dawn & Vancouver Aquarium.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.