Megan Bannen is a former public librarian whose YA debut The Bird and the Blade was an Indies Introduce pick for 2018, a Kids Indie Next Fall 2018 List pick, a Kirkus Best YA of 2018, and recently was named by Stephenie Meyer as the most recent book that made her cry. In her spare time, she collects graduate degrees from Kansas colleges and universities. While most of her professional career has been spent in public libraries, she has also sold luggage, written grants, and taught English at home and abroad. She lives in the Kansas City area with her husband and their two sons.
"Truly outstanding romantic fantasy."—India Holton on The Undertaking of Hart and Mercy
"An unabashedly offbeat adventure."—Freya Marske on The Undertaking of Hart and Mercy
"I cried twice and smiled plenty."—Olivia Atwater on The Undertaking of Hart and Mercy
"A little sweet, a little spicy, a little sharp and entirely moreish!"—Davinia Evans on The Undertaking of Hart and Mercy
"I showed up for the fantastic, fun fantasy setting but it was Hart and Mercy that kept me reading."—Ruby Dixon on The Undertaking of Hart and Mercy