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While attempting to disprove that Homo vampiris, the vampire, could exist, Dr. Warthrop is asked by his former fiancand#233; to rescue her husband from the Wendigo, a creature that starves even as it gorges itself on human flesh, which has snatched him in the Canadian wilderness. Although Warthrop also considers the Wendigo to be fictitious, he relents and rescues her husband from death and starvation, and then sees the man transform into a Wendigo. Can the doctor and Will Henry hunt down the ultimate predator, who, like the legendary vampire, is neither living nor dead, whose hunger for human flesh is never satisfied? This second book in The Monstrumologist series explores the line between myth and reality, love and hate, genius and madness.

About the Author

Rick Yancey is the author of The Monstrumologist, The Curse of the Wendigo, and The Isle of Blood. He has also written the award-winning series Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp, as well as several novels for adults, including The Highly Effective Detective and A Burning in Homeland. His memoir, Confessions of a Tax Collector, was named by The Wall Street Journal as one of the five best books on taxes ever written. He earned a BA in English from Roosevelt University in Chicago and worked as a field officer for the Internal Revenue Service before turning to writing full time in 2004. Rick lives with his wife Sandy and two sons in Gainesville, Florida. Visit him at RickYancey.com.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781416984511
Author:
Yancey, Rick
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Children s-Adventure Stories
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Edition Description:
Reprint
Series:
Monstrumologist, The
Series Volume:
2
Publication Date:
20110931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f/c cvr (matt lam + spot gloss)
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in
Age Level:
from 14

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