The exhilarating introduction to New York Times bestselling author Meljean Brook’s gritty and seductive novels of the Iron Seas.
Desperate to leave London, two years ago Ivy Blacksmith secured her overseas passage by striking a provocative bargain with the domineering pirate Mad Machen. Saved from his bed at the last moment, Ivy fled the city, but Mad Machen vowed to come after her…
Eking out a living in the little town of Fool’s Cove, Ivy never expected that her impetuous offer would continue to haunt her. But the beautiful blacksmith owes Mad Machen the price of a voyage, and the pirate captain is determined to collect.
Includes a preview of Meljean Brook’s The Kraken King.
“Here There Be Monsters” previously appeared in Burning Up.
About Here There Be Monsters
Meljean Brook launches a bold new steampunk series about a woman who strikes a provocative-and terrifying-bargain for freedom.
“I loved it!…Meljean Brook has brilliantly defined the new genre of Steampunk Romance. From now on, everyone will compare other writers in the genre to her.”—Jayne Ann Krentz, New York Times bestselling author
“A stunning blend of steampunk setting and poignant romance—smart, sexy, breathtaking, and downright addicting. I’m ready for the next book or anything else Meljean Brook writes.”—Ilona Andrews, New York Times bestselling author
“Meljean is now officially one of my favorite authors.”—Nalini Singh, New York Times bestselling author