A modern, heartwarming twist
on Mary Shelley’s classic, this compelling debut novel weaves an old-fashioned
love story with modern science—and leaves us wanting more.
Lucy Morrigan, a young
genetic researcher, lives with her boyfriend, Gray, in her crumbling family
mansion. Surrounded by four generations of clothes, photographs, furniture, and
other remnants of past lives, they are strangely out of touch with the modern
world—except in the basement, where Lucy works in the high-tech lab she
inherited from her father. Frustrated by her unsuccessful attempts to win
tenure and bear a child, she takes drastic measures to achieve both: she uses a
bloodstained scrap of apron found in the attic to successfully clone her
Naturally, Lucy is hoping for
a baby. Instead, she brings to life 22-year-old Mary. Alive in a home that is
no longer her own, amid reminders of a life she has lived but doesn’t remember,
Mary is trapped in the strangest sort of déjà vu. Download and start listening now!