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Waiting on Wednesday #8: Her Dark Curiosity October 2, 2013

Filed under: Uncategorized — Maura @ 11:00 am


“Waiting on Wednesday” is a weekly event hosted by Jill at the Breaking The Spine. It showcases upcoming releases we’re anticipating!


My pick of the week is:

Her Dark Curiosity (The Madman’s Daughter #2)


by Megan Shepherd


Coming: 28 January 2014


Publisher: Balzer + Bray



To defeat the darkness, she must first embrace it.

Months have passed since Juliet Moreau returned to civilization after escaping her father’s island—and the secrets she left behind. Now, back in London once more, she is rebuilding the life she once knew and trying to forget Dr. Moreau’s horrific legacy—though someone, or something, hasn’t forgotten her.

As people close to Juliet fall victim one by one to a murderer who leaves a macabre calling card of three clawlike slashes, Juliet fears one of her father’s creations may have also escaped the island. She is determined to find the killer before Scotland Yard does, though it means awakening sides of herself she had thought long banished, and facing loves from her past she never expected to see again.

As Juliet strives to stop a killer while searching for a serum to cure her own worsening illness, she finds herself once more in the midst of 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.

With inspiration from Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, this is a tantalizing mystery about the hidden natures of those we love and how far we’ll go to save them from themselves

Why I’m excited
Oh wow. Just wow. I am so freaking excited over this. Megan has created an incredible dark universe. The Madman’s Daughter was spectacular and I blew threw it quickly. I’ve been dying to get my hands on an ARC of this! Thanks to my lovely friend, Alex, it’s currently on my kindle. Boo on having to read a few other things first.


Why I need you to be excited
Really? It’s incredible! Love interests, action, dark gothic setting! It’s gonna be great! Get pumped up!


2 Responses to “Waiting on Wednesday #8: Her Dark Curiosity”

  1. Glad you managed to get a copy! I’ve been 50/50 on picking it up on Edelweiss, since I have to read The Madman’s Daughter first, but hope you enjoy it when you get to read I! 🙂

    Heres mine

    Kirsty @ StudioReads

  2. Lanaia Says:

    I can’t wait to start The Madman’s Daughter! It sounds great and I love gothic reads 😀 I hope you get this one soon 🙂

    My WoW

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