The Madman's Daughter by Megan Shepherd

The Madman's Daughter

The Madman’s Daughter #1

Megan Shepherd

432 pages first pub 2013 (editions)

fiction historical horror young adult dark mysterious tense fast-paced

Description

For fans of Libba Bray, this first book in a gothic suspense trilogy is inspired by H. G. Wells's The Island of Dr. Moreau and has been hailed by New York Times bestseller Carrie Ryan as having beautiful writing, breakneck pacing, a pulse-pounding...

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Community Reviews Summary of 2,899 reviews

Moods

dark 86%
mysterious 77%
adventurous 55%
tense 49%
emotional 22%
sad 14%
reflective 8%
challenging 7%
funny 1%

Pace

medium 57%
slow 23%
fast 19%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 49% | Plot: 27% | Character: 23%

Strong character development?

No: 41% | Yes: 30% | It's complicated: 28%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 37% | No: 36% | Yes: 25%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 51% | It's complicated: 25% | Yes: 20% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 82% | No: 10% | It's complicated: 7%

Average rating

3.51

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