Waiting on Wednesday [10]: The Madman's Daughter

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine
Spotlighting upcoming releases that readers are eagerly anticipating

The Madman's Daughter
 The Madman's Daughter
by Megan Shepherd 
Release Date: January 2013

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London, 1894. Juliet Moreau has built a life for herself—working as a maid, attending church on Sundays, and trying not to think about the scandal that ruined her life. After all, no one ever proved the rumors about her father’s gruesome experiments. But when she learns her father is alive and continuing his work on a remote tropical island, she is determined to find out if the accusations were true. 

Juliet is accompanied by the doctor’s handsome young assistant and an enigmatic castaway, who both attract Juliet for very different reasons. They travel to the island only to discover the depths of her father’s madness: he has created animals that have been vivisected to resemble, speak, and behave as humans. Worse, one of the creatures has turned violent and is killing the island’s inhabitants. Juliet knows she must end her father’s dangerous experiments and escape the island, even though her horror is mixed with her own scientific curiosity. As the island falls into chaos, she discovers the extent of her father’s genius—and madness—in her own blood.

The cover for this book was just released this week! It's gorgeous! I cannot wait for it to come out in 2013. Have you heard of this book? What are you waiting on? 


  1. Wow, this one sounds REALLY good. Why haven't I heard of it before now?!? I'll definitely be adding it to my TBR!

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  2. I have not heard of this but it looks good :) Thanks for sharing!

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  3. This is on my TBR list. It sounds really interesting and Balzer + Bray have had some really great reads lately.

  4. This is my first time hearing about this book. I normally don't read period novels but this sounds awesome. I love her dress. So pretty!

  5. that is one gorgeous cover. it sounds awesome as well. i'm going to look this one up. great pick :)

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  6. Sounds freaky and awesome! Not a big historical reader but this might be one of those exceptions. Scary mad doctor creating animal humans that are going mad on an island and killing people? Super crazy! Thanks for stopping by!

  7. I've never heard of this before, but it sounds really awesome. I'm not into historical books, but I think I'll enjoy this one. Thanks for sharing! :D

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