European Travel for the Monstrous Gentlewoman
Extraordinary Adventures of the Athena Club #2
On Sale: April 9, 2019
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Fantasy Historical | Fantasy
In the sequel to the Nebula finalist The Strange Case
of the Alchemistâ€™s Daughter, Mary Jekyll and the rest of
the daughters of mad scientists from literature embark on a
madcap adventure across Europe to rescue another monstrous
girl and stop the Alchemical Societyâ€™s nefarious plans once
and for all.
Mary Jekyllâ€™s life has been peaceful since she helped
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson solve the Whitechapel
Murders. Beatrice Rappaccini, Catherine Moreau, Justine
Frankenstein, and Maryâ€™s sister Diana Hyde have settled into
the Jekyll household in London, and although they sometimes
quarrel, the members of the Athena Club get along as well as
any five young women with very different personalities. At
least they can always rely on Mrs. Poole.
But when Mary receives a telegram that Lucinda Van Helsing
has been kidnapped, the Athena Club must travel to the
Austro-Hungarian Empire to rescue yet another young woman
who has been subjected to horrific experimentation. Where is
Lucinda, and what has Professor Van Helsing been doing to
his daughter? Can Mary, Diana, Beatrice, and Justine reach
her in time?
Racing against the clock to save Lucinda from certain doom,
the Athena Club embarks on a madcap journey across Europe.
From Paris to Vienna to Budapest, Mary and her friends must
make new allies, face old enemies, and finally confront the
fearsome, secretive Alchemical Society. Itâ€™s time for these
monstrous gentlewomen to overcome the past and create their
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