Inspired by The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, this tantalizing sequel to Megan Shepherd's gothic suspense novel, The Madman's Daughter, explores the hidden natures of those we love and how far we'll go to save them from themselves.
To defeat the darkness, she must first embrace it.
Back in London after her trip to Dr. Moreau's horrific island, Juliet is rebuilding the life she once knew and trying to forget her father's legacy. But soon it's clear that someone – or something – hasn't forgotten her, as people close to Juliet start falling victim to a murderer who leaves a macabre calling card of three clawlike slashes. Has one of her father's creations also escaped the island?
As Juliet strives to stop a killer while searching for a serum to cure her own worsening illness, she finds herself once more in a world of scandal and danger. Her heart torn in two, past bubbling to the surface, life threatened by an obsessive killer – Juliet will be lucky to escape alive.
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“A deft twist on a familiar classic, THE MADMAN’S DAUGHTER has the best of everything: beautiful writing, breakneck pacing, a pulse-pounding mystery, and an irresistible romance” Carrie Ryan, New York Times bestselling author of The Forest of Hands and Teeth series
“Romantic, haunting, and full of spine-tingling thrills, THE MADMAN’S DAUGHTER kept me reading late into the night” Veronica Rossi, bestselling author of UNDER THE NEVER SKY
"This story is definitely unlike any others we've read in a long time – and in a good way. We're eager for the series to continue!" Seventeen magazine
“Unexpected twists and a cliffhanger ending that should leave [readers] craving more” Publishers Weekly
“Fun to read… creepy, with twists and turns” USA TODAY
“Nicely blended horror and homage” SUNDAY TELEGRAPHAbout the Author:
Megan Shepherd was "born" into the book world, growing up in her parents' independent bookstore in Western North Carolina. She is the author of THE MADMAN'S DAUGHTER trilogy. When Megan is not writing, she can usually be found horseback riding, day dreaming at coffee shops, or hiking in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains.
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Book Description Balzer / Bray Harperteen, 2014. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110062326538