Lady of Daemons

About: A historical fantasy YA novel set in an alternate 1880s Wales, where ghostly daemons infect a few unlucky souls and, far away, sky pirate feuds threaten to destabilise the Continent.

Status: Currently being queried.

Ideal for fans of: Frances Hardinge’s A Skinful of Shadows; Cassandra Clare’s Clockwork Angel; Megan Shepherd’s The Madman’s Daughter

Quick pitch: A possessed Victorian orphan must rely on the capricious creature inside her head in order to protect her mad cousin – and herself – from monsters both past and present.

The Final Days

About: A historical fantasy YA novel with a light steampunk twist that follows five young, queer sky pirates as they attempt to shoot down the most powerful skyship above the Continent.

Status: Currently being revised.

Ideal for fans of: Scott Westerfeld’s Leviathan; Leigh Bardugo’s Six of Crows

Quick pitch: The skyship Coral Snake took everything from five young, queer sky pirates. They’re ready to return the favour.

When We Were Giants

About: A contemporary YA fantasy about a retired magical girl squad readjusting to life after the wands and tiaras.

Status: Currently being developed.

Ideal for fans of: Sailor Moon; Patrick Ness’s The Rest of Us Just Live Here

Quick pitch: Having saved the world from evil at great personal cost, an ex-magical girl and her friends must figure out who they are now that no one needs their protection.