|Prodigal Son (2004) [Novel]|
by Kevin J. Anderson Dean R. Koontz
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Series: Dean Koontz's Frankenstein
(From the publisher):
Frankenstein's monster has survived the centuries to become a creature living in the shadows of modern civilization, a haunted and really quite heroic figure dedicated to battling the truly monstrous evil that has also survived the years: the cruel genius who gave him life, Dr Frankenstein.
The legendary monster is called Deucalion. The action takes place in modern-day New Orleans where the next generation of Dr Frankenstein's monsters is wreaking havoc. But it's Deucalion, newly arrived in the city, who is the obvious suspect in the eyes of Detective Carson O'Connor. The cool, tough cop is soon talking about an ages-old conspiracy, a near immortal race of beings, and killers that are more -- and less -- than human. She doesn't know Deucalion and she are on the same side. Deucalion seeks one final confrontation with the evil genius who created him, Dr Frankenstein.
Original title: Prodigal Son
Genre: Fiction→ Horror→ Monsters
Fiction→ Horror→ Medical Horror & Evil Science
Fiction→ Horror→ Detectives and Horror