224pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2020
Set in Cape Town. "A crime noir novel ... where dark and fantastical experiences are intricately woven to tell the tale of a network of wannabe gangsters, a wife fanning herself with her husband's money in the Northern Suburbs and a sturvy twenty-nine-year-old living in Woodstock." from the back cover.
Mia Arderne is a writer with bylines at Cosmopolitan, the Mail & Guardian, Marie Claire and City Press. She lives in Cape Town. Mermaid Fillet is her debut novel.