Her Dark Curiosity
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.Back in London after her trip to Dr. Moreau's horrific... show more
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.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.
Publish date: January 28th 2014
Publisher: Balzer & Bray
Pages no: 420
Edition language: English
Series: The Madman's Daughter (#2)
I think what I love about these books the most is that they each connect to a classic that is reminiscent of my childhood, whether I read the original or saw a film based upon it. The first book, The Madman's Daughter, was loosely based on the story of The Island of Dr. Moreau. The second installm...
Her Dark Curiosity is book two in The Madman's Daughter series about Dr. Moreau's daughter, Juliet. Where the first book was based loosely on H.G. Wells book, The Island of Dr. Moreau, this one is inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson's The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde. I enjoyed this retellin...
Watch out because Megan Shepherd is back. Last we left Juliet Moreau, she was floating away from an island in the middle of the ocean. Now she's arrived back in London and everything should be fine, however, she still isn't able to outrun her father's crimes or his influence. I entered Shepherd's se...
I read this entire book in one sitting and loved it! I need the third book stat. I didn't give this book a full 5 stars just because I didn't care for the whole "love triangle turning into a love rhombus" aspect of the story. The central love triangle actually annoyed me much more than it did in t...
I really enjoyed the first book in this series, but I was hesitant to start the second. The story from the first book didn't set itself up well for a sequel, and I wasn't entirely sure where the plot could go. After reading this book, I am not sure I like the answer to that question. Part of the bea...