Exclusive Cover Reveal: The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter by Theodora Goss

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Exclusive Cover Reveal: The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter by Theodora Goss -

strangecaseTheodora Goss has won acclaim for her transporting short stories as well as novellas, which often explore the nebulous boundaries between the real as well as the fantastic. Having adored her entry in The Starlit Wood, an essential collection of modern fairy tales released earlier This kind of year by Saga Press, we jumped at the chance to show off the cover for her novel-length debut, The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter, due next year, also by Saga.

Based on a short story she published in Strange Horizons, the book is actually a rejiggering of the Jekyll & Hyde legend, which has a feminist twist. that will sounds utterly fantastic—as well as look that will too, thanks to a beautifully designed cover by artist Kate Forrester.

“The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter is actually the literary ladybro mashup of my dreams,” said Navah Wolfe, Goss’ editor at Saga. “that will’s The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen with awesome ladies, as well as This kind of cover is actually so utterly perfect for that will.”

How perfect? Well, we’ll show you, right after the cover blurb.

Mary Jekyll, alone as well as penniless following her parents’ death, quickly finds herself drawn into the secrets of her father’s mysterious past. A clue leads her to believe that will Edward Hyde, her father’s former friend as well as a murderer, may be nearby, as well as there still is actually a reward for information leading to his capture…a reward which might solve all of her immediate financial woes.

nevertheless her hunt leads her not to Edward Hyde nevertheless to Diana, his daughter, a near feral child left to be raised by nuns. With the assistance of Sherlock Holmes as well as Dr. Watson, Mary continues her search for the elusive Hyde, as well as soon gathers around her more women, all of whom have been created through terrifying experimentation: Beatrice Rappaccini, Catherine Moreau, as well as Justine Frankenstein.

When their investigations lead them to the discovery of a secret society of immoral as well as power crazed scientists, the horrors of their past soon arrive on their doorstep as well, as well as currently that will is actually up to the a few of them to stop the malicious machinations of the Société des Alchimistes. Quite simply, that will is actually time for the monsters to triumph over the monstrous.

“When I saw the gorgeous cover Saga Press had created, I almost fainted!” Goss said. “Although my heroine might have disapproved—she has no time for such emotional displays. I wish readers like This kind of tale of monstrous gentlewomen sleuthing around late 19th-century London, learning the secrets of their existence, as well as fighting some serious bad guys. I can’t wait for them to meet Mary, Diana, Beatrice, Catherine, as well as Justine.”

We can’t wait either. The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter will be released June 20, 2017.

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