Praise for It Came From The Deep
“Lewis‘s YA debut It Came From The Deep is an unexpected surprise that fills a niche in the Australian market.” - Thoughts By Tash
“Sydney presenter, producer and writer extraordinaire Maria Lewis, has penned an intriguing and original coming of age tale set against the glittering backdrop of Australia's Gold Coast.” - Lyn Haines
“She writes kick-ass monsters and things that go bump in the night with a flair for the awesome.” - Reviewers Of Oz
“This book is Maria’s first foray into the YA genre, but she did not abandon her penchant for feminism in her characters and story line.” GirlTalkHQ
“It Came from the Deep is one of those stories that sticks with you days after you’ve read it … once I started reading, I couldn’t put it down.” - Novel Tea Corner
“The concept is so original that I had to know where this story came from.” - Handbag Mafia
“It’s about mermaids and mermen, with a murder mystery, and the procedural elements are her experience as a journalist coming out.” - 2SER 107.3FM
'No one really know what's beneath us, Kaia.'
An elderly professor is murdered, leaving a puzzling crime scene for police to unravel and a laboratory housing all kinds of marine life. But something is missing ... something huge.
Recent highschool graduate Kaia Craig has problems of her own, with her career as an ironwoman on the Gold Coast in jeopardy after a horrific accident.
Yet someone wants to hold her accountable.
After nearly drowning in Lake Pelutz and her attackers on the run, Kaia is left with more than just physical injuries. She's convinced she saw something in the depths of the lake: something that chose to spare her.
Uncertain whether she's running towards the discovery of a friend or foe, Kaia begins digging into a mystery that may have bigger ramifications than she or any of her friends can fathom.
It Came From The Deep is a thrilling combination of young adult and science fiction from the author of the critically acclaimed Who's Afraid? series, Maria Lewis.