Mermaids of Merrow's Cove

Mermaids of Merrow's Cove is an audio drama series about a reporter investigating a case of a mysterious woman who washes up on the shore of a small New England town.

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.

Reporter Emma Kersey returns to her hometown to investigate the case of a “mermaid” who washed up on shore.

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.

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.

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.

Alice's past is revealed. Emma and John's investigation attracts the attention of Boston Police, bringing tensions in town to a breaking point.

Nadia tells a 200 year-old story of mysticism, fear and mermaids. Emma and John uncover the terrifying truth hidden under the peaceful façade of Merrow's Cove.