Synopses & Reviews
Its 1870, and a young woman named Odile is fighting to survive on the blood-soaked streets of Paris. Luckily, Odile has an advantage and a bizarre birthright. She is descended from the Cagots, a much-despised race whose women were reputed to be witches. Were they, in fact? This is the question Odile must answer—about her ancestors and herself—while she uses her talents to help a young Doctor Jekyll . . . who seems to be abusing the salts that she gave him in a most disconcerting way.
The Strange Case of Doctor Jekyll & Mademoiselle Odile is a Shadow Sisters Novel from James Reese.
“This explanation of the mysterious ingredient that animates Jekylls transformation is well suited to readers who enjoy period drama laced with a bit of tame horror and not-so-tame blackmail.” —BCCB
“Carefully researched and well written, Reeses novel appeals on scientific, historical, mysterious, and romantic levels.” —VOYA
“[A] thriller thats steeped in historical detail.” —Kirkus Reviews
“Successful in spinning the familiar tale into one of war and romance seen from a female perspective.” —Booklist
About the Author
James Reese is the New York Times bestselling author of The Dracula Dossier, The Book of Shadows, The Book of Spirits, and Witchery. Born on eastern Long Island, Reese now divides his time between Paris, France, and Tampa, Florida.