Beul Nam Beinn: A Merworld Fantasy

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18th Century

J. W. Keleher

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Beul Nam Beinn is the story of Douglas McDonald and his discovery of himself and family links to the sea. It is a story within a story as he reads the journal of his great, great grandmother and her lover, Posie, whom is half Mer. Discovering his true nature allows him to value his own unique ways and begin to build the life he has always gravitated towards.



Short Summary

Douglas McDonald inherits a Scottish estate which has a masonry-sealed cave called Beul Nam Beinn (Gaelic for "mouth in the hill") once occupied by an ancestor, Rebecca. He forces entry and discovers Rebecca's journal combined with that of her Mer lover, Posie. This causes a shift in self-value.


Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, 1830

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending, Meaningful Message, Philosophical Questions, Twist

Mature Audience Themes

Language/Profanity, Nudity, Extreme Violence

Main Character Details

Name: Douglas McDonald

Age: 45

Gender: Male

Role: Skeptic

Key Traits: Complex, Decisive, Funny, Masculine, Romantic, Adventurous, Aggressive, Confident, Educated, Empathetic

Additional Character Details

Name: Rebecca

Age: 20

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Engaging, Aspiring, Complex, Confident, Religious, Unapologetic, Flexible, Badass, Beautiful, Decisive, Perseverance, Selfless, Outspoken, Visionary, Adventurous, Educated, Seductive, Sexy, Gracious, Sophisticated, Strong Moral Code, Charming, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Faithful, Heroic, Romantic, Skillful, Underdog

Additional Character Details

Name: Posie

Age: 20

Gender: Male

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Heartthrob, Honorable, Seductive, Extraordinary Powers and Abilities, Aggressive, Aspiring, Badass, Confident, Sexy, Skillful, Sophisticated, Adventurous, Heroic, Masculine, Romantic, Engaging, Complex, Decisive, Faithful, Underdog, Charming

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About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 18-34

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: Turquoise Morning Press

Year Published: 2012

Hard Copy Available



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