Edinburgh, 1844. Beautiful Aileana Kameron only looks the part of an aristocratic young lady. In fact, she's spent the year since her mother died developing her ability to sense the presence of sithichean, a faery race bent on slaughtering humans. She has a secret mission: to destroy the faery who murdered her mother. But when she learns she's a Falconer, the last in a line of female warriors and the sole hope of preventing a powerful faery population from massacring all of humanity, her quest for revenge gets a whole lot more complicated. Now in paperback, this electrifying thriller the first volume of a trilogy from an exciting new voice in young adult fantasy blends romance and action with steampunk techlogy and Scottish lore in a deliciously addictive read.
Elizabeth May hails from California and is currently a PhD student in social anthropology at the University of St Andrews in Scotland. An accomplished commercial photographer, who counts many book publishers among her clients, she has also spent time in front of the camera as a model for book jackets, including those for young adults. The Falconer is her first novel.