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Shepherd, Megan.
New York : Balzer + Bray, 2013

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Good and scary, that describes The Madmanís Daughter! Inspired by H.G. Wellsí creep-tastic The Island of Dr. Moreau, Megan Shepherdís debut novel unfolds from the perspective of Dr. Moreauís 16-year old daughter, Juliet. After her father was banished from London amid rumors of gruesome animal experimentation, Juliet went from living the good life to scrubbing floors at a medical hospital just to keep a roof over her head. When she discovers that her father is still alive and experimenting on a remote island, Juliet sets out to join him and separate false accusations from cold, hard facts. Soon her childhood crush on Montgomery, her fatherís tall, dark, and handsome assistant is rekindled. Then romance turns into a love triangle when a mysterious castaway is discovered, half-dead and clutching a picture of Juliet in his hand. As Juliet learns more about her fatherís terrible experiments, she starts to wonder about her own role in his mad schemes. And what is going on with those injections she must take daily? This is a novel jam-packed with gothic goodness; itís one to read by candlelight if you are a fan of Libba Bray, Rick Yancey, or Brenna Yovanoff!   (Amy Pickett, Ridley High School, Folsom, PA for Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award, 2015)

SUBJECTS:   Fathers and daughters -- Fiction.
                        Characters in literature -- Fiction.
                        Science fiction.

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