In 1328, Bruges is under siege by the Chatelaine of Hell and her army of chimeras―humans mixed with animals or armour, forged in the fires of the Hellbeast. A widowed wet nurse named Margriet de Vos leads a raiding party like Hell has never seen.
Constance Cooper recently published her debut YA fantasy novel GUILE. Her short fiction has appeared in Asimov’s, Lightspeed, Strange Horizons, and two Best Of anthologies. She has a background in software engineering and linguistics.