Genre: Horror, Historical Fiction, YA Publication Date: September 9, 2014 Pages: 277 Published By: Egmont USA Website Of Monsters and Madness on Goodreads Jessica Verday Website My review copy: Provided by publisher for honest review
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Her voice is low, and I am conflicted. I should not be listening to their private conversation. Yet my curiosity is overwhelming. What has Father done?
My thoughts turn to dark things. Who would be down there? Was it father again? Does this have anything to do with Mrs. Tusk?
A giant, crudely made table stands in the middle of the room, surrounded by rough, hand-hewn wooden benches. Fresh bloodstains mar the table's surface, and an assortment of surgical instruments sit on a nearby tray.
As I part my lips to breathe, I find I want to draw him in even closer. And, as if by some unspoken magic, he leans in.
And then he kisses me.