Beast Heart


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$15.95  $14.83
Meerkat Press
Publish Date
5.9 X 8.9 X 0.6 inches | 0.75 pounds
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About the Author

Kyle Richardson lives in the suburban wilds of Canada with his adorable wife, their rambunctious son, and their adventurous daughter. He writes about shapeshifters, superheroes, and the occasional clockwork beast. His short fiction has appeared in places such as Love Hurts: A Speculative Fiction Anthology and Daily Science Fiction.


"Kyle Richardson's YA novel, Beast Heart, is a wonderful and original mix of action, psychology and suspense. Blending steampunk and horror, it is an efficient thriller that captures the reader and makes him or her wanting for more. Very highly recommended, for adults and teenagers alike." --Seb Doubinsky, award-winning author of the City-States Cycle series
"Kyle Richardson pumps blood into machinery in Beast Heart, bringing his characters to life in this clever, emotionally engaging novel. Richardson is a writer to watch." --Kaaron Warren, award-winning author of Tide of Stone and Into Bones Like Oil
"Hands made of steam, cranks that conceal monsters, clockwork creations of jealous villainy: Richardson's Beast Heart beats with beautiful whimsy and honesty about the pains of adolescence, abuse, and bullying. It also nurtures hope that its heroes can hold on to their humanity." --Rebecca Gomez Farrell, author of Wings Unseen
"A rare treat that manages to seem familiar from the start yet surprise at every turn." --G.D. Penman, author of The Year of the Knife
Starred Review: "An explosion of action ... Iron Bay is all dark alleys and howls in the night." --Foreword Reviews​
"A girl with an amazing hand and a boy with a deadly condition collide in this YA steampunk novel by Richardson. Gritty ... imaginative ... evocative." --Kirkus Reviews