Scales & Sand is a new novel by Jay Mooers.
Aria is the daughter of a great merchant. Her father spends every summer traveling through the Red Sea, a mysterious deter, to trade with wealthy cities beyond. It was always a long and boring journey. Aria comes to regret her wishes that something would happen. Torn from her family and everything she knows, she must become stronger to survive. Dangers lurk around every corner. The she's finally caught between a legendary dragon from a forgotten time and a blood-thirsty hunter, her new found strength is truly put to the test.
"A welcomed new fairy-tale that shares a world with his past work. Also a great coming of age story for anyone struggling with self-confidence."