Nat'l Readers Choice Award 2010
Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence 2010
on Publishers' Weekly BHB Readers' Choice,
Best Book 2009
Finalist in NJ's Golden Leaf Contest
In Over Her Head
went into a second printing
within 1 1/2 months after release and bounced into the top 100 Gothic Romance Books
a few times on Amazon.com.
In Over Her Head: TOP 5 FINALIST in the FIRST CHAPTERS Romance contest.
When Erica Peck, one terrified-of-the-ocean
marina owner, finds herself at the bottom of
the sea conversing with a Mer man named Reel,
she thinks she's died and gone to her own
version of Hell. When the Oceanic Council
demands she and Reel retrieve a lost cache of
diamonds from the resident sea monster in
return for their lives, she knows she's
died and gone to Hell.
When they escape the monster and end up on a
deserted island, she amends her opinion -
she's died and gone to Heaven.
But when Reel sacrifices himself to allow her
to return to her world, she realizes that,
Heaven or Hell, with Reel, she's In Over
"A wondrous, undersea
adventure--molten moments, waves of
sensuality, ripples of emotion, and depths of
fun. Not to be missed!"
The Vampire Huntress Legends Series
mackerel! In Over Her Head is a fantastically
fun romantic catch -- Judi Fennell has one
heck of an imagination!"
author of Bitten & Smitten
fantastic debut novel, Judi Fennell has put
the 'beach' back in 'beach read'!"
Virginia Farmer, award-winning author
Fennell makes a big splash with her charming,
witty and delightful novel of girl meets
'mer.' It's a whale of tale you'll absolutely
Gardiner, author of the
award-winning Sleeping with Ward Cleaver
from start to finish. You'll want to book
the next trip to Atlantis."
Stephanie Julian, author of The Magical Seduction series
from Ellora's Cave
under the sea suspense will enchant you with
its wit, humor and sexiness. IN OVER HER
HEAD is a great debut book and I'm glad to
hear there are more to come."
Pineiro, NYT and
Today Bestseller, South Beach Chicas Catch
opening to this book is one of the best
hooks Iíve read. I donít know who could
set it down after the first few pages.
(Fennell's) undersea world building is
incomparable... if you enjoy humorous,
extremely well written paranormal mermaid
romance, this is an excellent choice.
best-selling author, Joey W. Hill
you know him and can I meet him? -Joanne L.
puts me in the mood to go
like the cover, but then, I love half-naked
men on covers." -Donnamaie W.
into (the) book like a tractor beam by that
chest...ooh la la!
Roberts? Danielle Steel? Much acclaimed
romance writers should step aside. There
is a new romance writer in town and she is
certainly causing a great splash with her
debut novel, In Over Her Head."
"Simply hilariously good fun. A guilt-free bit of
enjoyment (and) a delightful read. Reel is a
Reader at Heart
ultimate beach read. A fish of a
Over Her Head is a fun, totally off-the-wall story. Fennell's flair for injecting humour in both her
plot and dialogue marks this story as her own."
the top! I really enjoyed it. This is a
hilarious romantic comedy."
Between The Pages
"An undersea adventure you do
not want to miss! Judi Fennell dives into the
paranormal scene with a splash!"
truly found a pearl in my oyster when I read
this delightful tale. This is Judi Fennellís
first book and I can say that I was surprised
how good of a book In Over Her Head is. It is
extremely well-written, the storyline flows
and I was hooked from the first page."
Over Her Head is a delightful, quirky blend
of humor, adventure and passion. All in all,
this is a fast, fun read and a great way to
spend a snowy afternoon or a sunny day at
a refreshing twist in my reading. The
creativity (Fennell) put into the Mer
world was unbelievable.
The beauty will draw you in, the action will
get your pulse racing and the sensual scenes
will keep your eyes glued to the pages."
@ Bloody Bad
Over Her Head is a heartwarming, but
action-packed story of two people joined together in an adventure. I
enjoyed this story immensely."
is the first book by new author Judi Fennell
and itís fantastic."
Fennell definitely has a hit on her hands with
this one! Part romance and part adventure,
this book never stops! The romance sizzles in
this one that no splash in the ocean can cool
off. It's just plain fun wrapped around
undersea world is a delight, and her sidekick
characters add the perfect touch of comic
"This is done
perfectly. A fun and different romance."
Blog of Books
wave rollicking storm of comic delight. A tale
that will make the perfect summer beach read.
Just pull up a beach chair, slick on some
suntan lotion, stick your feet in the sand and
crack this book open for a wild ride of
funny, fabulous story. Fennell pulls the
suspension-of-disbelief off admirably. Whether
youíre at the beach, pool, or in your ACed
house this summer, for a great romance Iíd
highly recommend In Over Her Head."
For The Page
"A light, fun, and quirky read that put a smile on
my face. if youíre looking for a fun time
after reading a lot of suspense or thrillers,
this is the book to pick up. Enjoy yourself!
M, The Good, The Bad, The Unread
fantastically fun read. Ms. Fennell leaves you
breathless with wonder and laughter."
"A fun story based under the sea."
great initiation into the under water world.
Fast-paced and keeps you going until the
is a great one to take to the pool or beach! A
fun, light romantic read!"
delightful underwater adventure... full of
good-natured humor and fun. Strong first
effort by a promising new talent."
best part of all is after reading In Over Her
Head, Judi Fennell has me believing that I
might catch a glimpse of a mer if I keep my
eyes open underwater."
loved this book. You know when you are looking
for something cool and refreshing that hits
you in all the right places? Well that is
exactly what (Fennell) did."
from the first chapter Judi had me engaged and
wondering how the next scene will take place.
Not once was I disappointed or felt slowed
down while reading. The imagination was
delicious for this first time Mer reader."
Book Faery Reviews
entertaining, and satisfying to the romantic
Loves 2 Read
wonderful surprise of adventure, wonderment
and steamy fun."
Fennell pens a fun and often humorous tale as
the myths and legends of the ocean come to
playful debut... Sincere wit."