Claire McKenna is a speculative fiction writer from Melbourne, Australia. Claire grew up in Auckland, New Zealand and came to Australia when she was young. Her stories decided to come with her. A longtime writer of short fiction with a background in environmental sciences, Monstrous Heart is Claire's debut novel.
'A wonderfully tortured and emotional mystery' SFX 'A beautiful lighthouse keeper whose blood keeps the lamp alight; a Heathcliffian kraken-skinner living on the next door headland who may or may not have murdered his wife; a complex, steampunk world of eugenically determined magicians ... what's not to like?' Daily Mail