In October 2017 a woman washed up on a quiet shore in the sleepy New England town of Merrow's Cove. The locals say she was a mermaid. Reporter Emma Kersey returns to her hometown to investigate the case and uncover secrets and folktales that span hundreds of years.
Mermaids of Merrow's Cove is a serialized weekly podcast from Massachusetts Public Radio, hosted by journalist Emma Kersey and produced by John Murphy.
Mermaids of Merrow's Cove Episode 6 Journey's End
Nadia tells a 200 year-old story of mysticism, fear and mermaids. Emma and John uncover the terrifying truth hidden under the peaceful facade of Merrow's Cove.
Mermaids of Merrow's Cove Episode 5 Alice Crocker
Alice's past is revealed. Emma and John's investigation attracts the attention of Boston Police, bringing tensions in town to a breaking point.
Mermaids of Merrow's Cove Episode 4 Too Many Coincidences
A big break in the case sheds light on the life of Alice Crocker before Merrow's Cove. Emma and John make a risky decision with potentially fatal consequences.
Mermaids of Merrow's Cove Episode 3 Daughter of Aglaope
Emma and John are accused of a serious crime. A woman who claims to be a mermaid says she has information that may change the course of their investigation.
Mermaids of Merrow's Cove Episode 2 Troublemaker
Emma's investigation makes residents of Merrow's Cove uncomfortable. Producer John Murphy continues to find interesting connections between Merrow's Cove and mermaid folktales.
Mermaids of Merrow's Cove Episode 1 A Sea Creature
Reporter Emma Kersey returns to her hometown to investigate the case of a "mermaid" who washed up on shore.
Good story with a great mix of mythology. The acting was a bit over the top for me, but I couldn’t stop listening. Engaging short story that is worth your time to listen.
Love it! Please do another!!! Great listen!
Couldn’t stop listening.
Great story, suspenseful, had me guessing throughout. Loved this! Please create more.
I loved this so much that if I had the means to create a movie out of this, I would!