A sumptuously magical, brand new take on a tale as old as time - read the Beast's side of the story at long last. 'Utterly Enchanting' - Kate Forsyth, author of Bitter Greens and The Wild Girl 'A beautiful retelling . . . poetical, imaginative, inventive' - New York Journal of Books '5 out of 5 stars . . . magical romance at its best' - Sam Hawke, author of City of Lies *** 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.