Tina Connolly’s critically acclaimed historical fantasy series Ironskin follows Jane and Helen in the aftermath of a war between human and the fey. When a woman’s very face can enchant or render pain, an iron mask is the only way to contain the curse of the fey. But in a world where beauty is prized above all else and the men closest to them have secrets of their own, a mask may not be enough. For the fey have ways of living among them… and inside them.
Jane Eliot wears an iron mask. It's the only way to contain the fey curse that scars her cheek. The Great War is five years gone, but its scattered victims remain—the ironskin. When a carefully worded listing appears for a governess to assist with a "delicate situation"—a child born during the Great War—Jane is certain the child is fey-cursed, and that she can help. Teaching the unruly Dorie to suppress her curse is hard enough; she certainly didn't expect to fall for the girl's father, the enigmat