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Book Review: The Deep End of the Sea by Heather Lyons

I am a monster. The worst kind of monster.
I am the Gorgon Medusa. And my eyes can turn anything to stone.

A tale of Medusa like you have never heard before. Heather Lyons takes readers back to the beginning of this well-known Greek tale, and gives us, the readers an inside look at what happened that fateful day in Athena's temple. This is the story about a beautiful maiden who has not only had her beauty taken away, but her innocence and humanity.

I've always wondered if there's more to this story than tradition tells, and with The Deep End of the Sea, Medusa and the Greek gods are brought to life with all their beauty, pettiness, magic and power. Heather Lyons takes the story of Medusa and changes it into something new, unique and beautiful. If you remember your Greek mythology, Medusa, handmaiden to the goddess Athena, is the young girl whose beauty was said to have been her curse. Visited by the watery god Poseidon,

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