Islands of the Gulf Volume 2, The Treasure

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Abandoned and abused, young Herbert West resorts to drastic measures to survive. At Miskatonic University, he becomes a scientist who commits crimes and creates monstrosities. Decades later, haunted by his past, he finds safety as Dr. Francis Dexter of Bellefleur Island, but his divided nature threatens those he loves and forces him to face the truth about his healing powers. More

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About Audrey Driscoll

Audrey Driscoll is the author of the Herbert West Series. She lives, writes and gardens on the west coast of British Columbia.

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About the Series: Herbert West
Four novels, in which Herbert West, a scientist obsessed with reversing death, is transformed into a physician of last resort. From ancient Arkham to the agony of the Great War, from Acadie to the islands of the West Coast, a brilliant but amoral physician is subjected to travails and entanglements, to become a source of healing -- and of peril.

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ReadersEbooks reviewed on Dec. 30, 2012

This book is written in a beautiful style, as all of Audrey Driscoll’s books. It is a gem. The story progresses through the book, with explanations to satisfy many of the unanswered questions from the previous books in the series, and raising other questions to be answered in the final book of the series, Hunting the Phoenix. We’re looking forward to reading that book. This book is strongly recommended for any one who reads for the pleasure that fine writing can bring.
(reviewed 39 days after purchase) Young reviewed on July 28, 2012

I'm writing this while I'm still reading the novel. I'm absolutely loving it--couldn't wait to find out what happened to Herbert West after volume 1. As a person with many gay male friends, I think that side of Herbert's charcter and the interactions of other characters with his homosexuality, is very well handled.
(reviewed 56 days after purchase)

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