The Monstrumologist (The Monstrumologist, #1)
Avg rating 5.00
5.00 stars
Give rating
star1
star2
star3
star4
star5
star6
star7
star8
star9
star10

Ratings (1)
Statistics

The Monstrumologist

by Rick Yancey
Release date: 2009
Type: speculative fiction
Genres: horror, young adult

These are the secrets I have kept. This is the trust I never betrayed. But he is dead now and has been for nearly ninety years, the one who gave me his trust, the one for whom I kept these secrets. The one who saved me... and the one who cursed me.

So starts the diary of Will Henry, orphan and assistant to a doctor with a most unusual specialty: monster hunting. In the short time he has lived with the doctor, Will has grown accustomed to his late night callers and dangerous business. But when one visitor comes with the body of a young girl and the monster that was eating her, Will's world is about to change forever. The doctor has discovered a baby Anthropophagus - a headless monster that feeds through a mouth in its chest - and it signals a growing number of Anthropophagi. Now, Will and the doctor must face the horror threatening to overtake and consume our world before it is too late.

The Monstrumologist is the first stunning gothic adventure in a series that combines the spirit of H. P. Lovecraft with the storytelling ability of Rick Riorden.

(updated 2012-04-27)

Other books you might like

Battle Lines (Department 19, #3)TighterThe Last Echo (The Body Finder Series, #3)Messenger of FearThe Dark and Hollow Places (The Forest of Hands and Teeth, #3)
Online 31 visitors
Newest member: Bertha Miller
Total members: 5137