My theme is Creatures in Paranormal Fiction.
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M is for Mermaids.
These mythological creatures have the upper body of a human female and the tail of a fish. They reside in oceans, lakes and rivers and have appeared in the legends of various cultures. Mermaids are alleged to interact with human males by luring them to their deaths at sea or causing them to fall hopelessly in love.
The mermaid has been a favorite in fairy tales (The Little Mermaid), children's books and film. More recently mermaids and mermen have gained a following in popular romantic fiction: