The Beast's Heart

Leife Shallcross

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'The best fairy-tale retelling I have read' - Read the Write Act

'Utterly Enchanting' - Kate Forsyth, author of Bitter Greens and The Wild Girl

'5 out of 5 stars . . . magical romance at its best' - Sam Hawke, author of City of Lies

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I am neither monster nor man - yet I am both.

I am the Beast.

I know why I was cursed; I know the legacy of evil I carry in my tainted blood. So how could she ever love me?

My Isabeau. She opened my eyes, my mind and my heart when I was struggling just to be human.

And now I might lose her forever.

Lose yourself in this gorgeously rich and magical retelling of The Beauty and the Beast that finally lays bare the Beast's heart.

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Further praise for The Beast's Heart

'What a delight! This is a beautifully crafted, deeply romantic reworking of the fairy tale. Leife Shallcross opens a brand new window onto the old story, creating a cast of engaging characters whose fates we really care about' - Juliet Marillier, author of the Blackthorn & Grim series

'Leife Shallcross weaves her words like a fairytale enchantment. The Beast's Heart is like nothing you've read. Welcome to a glorious darkness' - Angela Slatter, World Fantasy Award-winning author of The Bitterwood Bible and Other Recountings'

'A complex, charming, romantic, and richly detailed story about the redemptive power of love' - Readings Magazine

'Wow oh wow. I was hooked from page one . . . I think I want a Beast of my own! Honestly I think I'd give this more than 5 stars if I could' - Books and Lemon Squash book blog

'The writing was beautiful, and I was really immersed in the story from the start . . . It was a different take on a classic story, but one done with care and love and I am definitely a huge fan' - Between the Pages book blog

'This is not only the most vulnerable Beast I have come across, but also my favourite one . . . [The Beast's Heart] offered a perspective I didn't know I needed' - Violette Books book blog

'This book is so beautifully written, you'll feel the magic, the intricate storytelling, the love, all the feels that you can expect from a Beauty and the Beast retelling . . . This is a wonderful, magical and timeless book . . . There are so many parts that hit me right in the heart' - 5-star reader review

'I had a wonderful time reading this book, I think that if you're the kind of person who lives and breathes fairy-tale retellings you will most certainly enjoy this book. It's a great addition to any YA fantasy-lover's shelf' - 5-star reader review

ISBN: 9781473668713
Publication Date: 24-Apr-2018
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton