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Megan Shepherd - Author

About the Author

Megan Shepherd is the acclaimed author of The Madman's Daughter trilogy and The Cage. When she is not writing, she can usually be found horseback riding, day dreaming at coffee shops or gardening at her farm in the mountains of western North Carolina.

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Die Geheimnisse von Briar Hill

Die Geheimnisse von Briar Hill

Author: Megan Shepherd Format: eBook Release Date: 21/09/2017

Woher kommt das weie geflugelte Pferd, das Emmaline plotzlich im Spiegel an der Wand entdeckt? Ist es echt? Ist es Phantasie? Emmaline lebt im Krankenhaus Briar Hill, einem alten Herrenhaus, an dessen Fensterladen der Wind zerrt, zusammen mit vielen anderen Kindern. Um herauszufinden, was es mit der Erscheinung aus dem Spiegel auf sich hat, klettert Emmaline eines Abends heimlich uber die Mauer in den verwilderten Garten von Briar Hill - und begegnet hier dem weien Pferd. Sein Name ist Foxfire und es wird von einer dunklen Macht verfolgt. Und niemand auer Emmaline kann es retten, bevor es zu spat ist ...Megan Shepherd beschreibt Angst und Hoffnung von Kindern in einem vom Krieg gebeutelten Grobritannien und arrangiert diese groen Themen kunstvoll in einer ergreifenden Geschichte, die sich auf der Grenze zwischen Realitat und Phantasie bewegt."e;Ein bemerkenswertes Buch. Erstaunlich!"e;Michael Morpurgo, Autor von Die GefahrtenDer magische Realismus erinnert an die Chroniken von Narnia an Elizabeth Goudge oder an eine Kinderversion von Schiffbruch mit Tiger ... Die Leser werden dies lieben."e;Kirkus Reviews"e;Liebenswerte Charaktere, Metaphern fur Leben und Tod und eine behutsame Enthullung von den Schrecken des Krieges verleihen diesem Roman uberraschend viel an Gewicht."e;Booklist, Starred review

Secret Horses of Briar Hill

Secret Horses of Briar Hill

Author: Megan Shepherd Format: eBook Release Date: 11/10/2016

"e;Deserves a spot on the shelf next to the most beloved children's classicsyes, evenThe Secret Garden."e;Shelf Awareness, Starred ReviewDescribed as "e;reminiscent of theChronicles of Narnia"e; in a starred review, The Secret Horses of Briar Hillshows readers everywhere that there is color in our worldthey just need to know where to look.There are winged horses that live in the mirrors of Briar Hill hospitalthe mirrors that reflect the elegant rooms once hometo a princess, now filled with sick children. Only Emmaline can see the creatures. It is her secret.One morning,Emmaline climbs over the wall of the hospital's abandoned gardens and discovers something incredible: a white horse with a broken wing has left the mirror-world and entered her own.The horse, named Foxfire, is hiding from a dark and sinister forcea Black Horse who hunts by colorless moonlight.If Emmaline is to keep him from finding her new friend, she must surround Foxfire with treasures of brilliant shades.But where can Emmaline find color in a world of gray?A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2016"e;Endearing characters, metaphors for lifeand death, and a slow revelation of the horrors of war give this slim novel a surprising amount of heft."e;Booklist, Starred Review"e;In clear, gripping, flawless prose . . .this exquisite, beautifully illustrated middle-grade novel explodes with raw anguish, magic and hope, and readers will clutch it to their chests and not want to let go."e;Shelf Awareness, Starred Review"e;Reminiscent of the Chronicles of Narnia, Elizabeth Goudge, or a child's version ofLife of Pi. . . .Readers will love this to pieces."e;Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review"e;Magical, terrifying, and full of heart.Open these pages, and ride true."e;Newbery Honor-winning authorKathi Appelt"e;A remarkable book. Astonishing!"e;Michael Morpurgo, author ofWar Horse

Cold Legacy

Cold Legacy

Author: Megan Shepherd Format: eBook Release Date: 29/01/2015

With inspiration from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, this breathless conclusion to the Madman's Daughter trilogy explores the things we'll sacrifice to save those we love . . . even our own humanity.Juliet has killed the men who tried to steal her father's research and escaped to a remote estate on the Scottish moors. Owned by the enigmatic Elizabeth von Stein, the mansion is full of unexplained oddities: dead bodies in the basement, secret passages, and fortune-tellers who seem to know Juliet's secrets. This is not the safe haven Juliet was searching for.As she uncovers the truth about the manor's long history of scientific experimentation - and her own intended role in it - Juliet is forced to determine where the line falls between right and wrong, life and death, magic and science. She must decide if she'll follow her father's dark footsteps or her mother's tragic ones - or make her own.

A Cold Legacy

A Cold Legacy

Author: Megan Shepherd Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/01/2015

With inspiration from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, this breathless conclusion to the Madman's Daughter trilogy explores the things we'll sacrifice to save those we love . . . even our own humanity. Juliet has killed the men who tried to steal her father's research and escaped to a remote estate on the Scottish moors. Owned by the enigmatic Elizabeth von Stein, the mansion is full of unexplained oddities: dead bodies in the basement, secret passages, and fortune-tellers who seem to know Juliet's secrets. This is not the safe haven Juliet was searching for. As she uncovers the truth about the manor's long history of scientific experimentation - and her own intended role in it - Juliet is forced to determine where the line falls between right and wrong, life and death, magic and science. She must decide if she'll follow her father's dark footsteps or her mother's tragic ones - or make her own.

Cold Legacy

Cold Legacy

Author: Megan Shepherd Format: eBook Release Date: 27/01/2015

After killing the men who tried to steal her fathers research, Julietalong with Montgomery, Lucy, Balthazar, and a deathly ill Edwardhas escaped to a remote estate on the Scottish moors. Owned by the enigmatic Elizabeth von Stein, the mansion is full of mysteries and unexplained oddities: dead bodies in the basement, secret passages, and fortune-tellers who seem to know Juliets secrets. Though it appears to be a safe haven, Juliet fears new dangers may be present within the manors own walls.Then she uncovers the truth about the manors long history of scientific experimentationand her own intended role in itforcing her to determine where the line falls between right and wrong, life and death, magic and science, and promises and secrets. And she must decide if shell follow her fathers dark footsteps or her mothers tragic ones, or whether shell make her own.With inspiration from Mary Shelleys Frankenstein, this breathless conclusion to the Madmans Daughter trilogy is about the things well sacrifice to save those we loveeven our own humanity.

Madman's Daughter Trilogy: The Complete Collection

Madman's Daughter Trilogy: The Complete Collection

Author: Megan Shepherd Format: eBook Release Date: 27/01/2015

Megan Shepherds gothic suspense trilogy, inspired by the stories of H.G. Wells, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Mary Shelley, is perfect for fans of Libba Bray, Leigh Bardugo, and classic horror and science fiction. This collection also contains a sneak peek of The Cage, the first book in Megan Shepherds gripping new series about teens held captive in a human zoo by an otherworldly race.The Madmans Daughter, inspired by The Island of Dr. Moreau, is the story of Dr. Moreaus daughter Juliet, who travels to her estranged fathers island only to encounter murder, madness, and a scintillating love triangle.Her Dark Curiosity: Inspired by The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, this tantalizing sequel explores the hidden natures of those we love and how far well go to save them from themselves.A Cold Legacy: With inspiration from Mary Shelleys Frankenstein, this breathless conclusion to the Madmans Daughter trilogy explores the things well sacrifice to save those we love . . . even our own humanity.

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