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it was amazing 5.00  ·  Rating details ·  3 ratings  ·  3 reviews
A faithful continuation of the famous 1886 novella, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, by Robert Louis Stevenson. The story picks up some 25 years later as Henrietta Jekyll comes upon her father's old journals and takes it upon herself to recreate his transformative formula with unexpected result.

Yet the question remains: Has Henrietta truly created an effective
Nook, 300 pages
Published September 27th 2011 by KMACK
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Lisa Diaz Meyer
May 29, 2020 rated it it was amazing
5 Stars go to this well-written, gothic horror, reverse Jekyll & Hyde tale by MK Alexander. I had so much fun reading it, I couldn’t put it down! I highly recommend this to readers that love mysterious and dark, turn of the century Britain. ...more
Richard Schwindt
Mar 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Henrietta doesn’t know it yet but she is the daughter of one Mister Henry Jekyll; remember him? She has profound science skills for a woman of her age and hey, it turns out she’s inherited a notebook. Guess how that turns out. Being predictable doesn’t take a jot away from Jekyll’s Daughter; a sequel done right. MK Alexander is a journalist and prolific fiction writer. His prose is smooth and seamless. He captures the fin de siècle world of Henrietta Jekyll; her brother and friends and places th ...more
Jun 18, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Review your own work? Hmm, seems to be a dangerous precedent even though the rules here allow it. Brilliant, subtle, inventive, engaging… all these words jump to mind, but I should limit myself to some simple comments:

If I live to be a hundred years, I could never hope to match Robert Louis Stevenson’s prose. It’s absolutely masterful. This story however is a loving continuation of his seminal horror tale and it’s quite twisted in its own right. If you haven’t read the original, I don’t recommen
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