The Island of Doctor Moreau by H. G. Wells is a classic science-fiction story that explores the realm of scientifically created human and animal hybrids. The main character, Edward Prendick, is left on an island after being rescued by a self-serving captain and an animal trader named Montgomery. The island, owned by a Dr. Moreau, is filled with frightening half human, half animal creatures that shock and appall Prendick.
His name is Breslyn, Prince of Dagda of the Tuatha De. He is a royal Fae, immortal and endowed with more than eye candy looks. He is a being with immeasurable powers but life for him lacked something - so he looked around, and found... humans.
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Seductive, powerful Lamia DuLaine is used to getting what she wants - and she wants Julian Talbot. From the moment she sees him in the hedonistic atmosphere of 1814 Brussels, she knows she must have the roguishly handsome lord, and nothing as inconsequential as an innocent chit of a fiancee will stand in her way. After all, Lamia has more than just beauty in her arsenal; a thousand years of living have given the DuLaine unparalleled expertise at manipulating humans, especially men.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Sign of the Four is one of many fun mystery novels featuring the famous detective Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick, Doctor Watson. In the 1800s, Sherlock's newest client, Mary Morstan asks for Holmes' help because after returning from India, Mary's father had agreed to meet her at a hotel but never showed up. And he mysteriously went missing.