Dean Koontz's Frankenstein by Dean Koontz
Prodigal Son

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In the nineteenth century, Dr. Victor Frankenstein brought his notorious creation to life, but a horrible turn of events forced him to abandon it and slip away from the public eye. Two centuries later, a serial killer is on the loose in New Orleans, gruesomely salvaging body parts from each of his victims, as if trying to assemble a perfect human being.

Detective Carson O’Connor is cool, cynical, and every bit as tough as she looks. Her partner, Michael Maddison, would back her up all the way to Hell itself–and that just may be where their new case leads. For as they investigate the strange killings, O’Connor and Madison find themselves drawn into a weird underworld of deception and secrets where a man named Victor Helios has created an entire race of perfectly engineered people who are meant to take humankind’s place one day. But something is happening to some of Helios’s creations, and it may be that this bizarre serial killer is the least of the detectives’ worries.

From the masterly pen of New York Times bestselling author Dean Koontz–and featuring an adaptation by legendary comic book writer Chuck Dixon and gorgeous illustrations by acclaimed artist Brett Booth–Dean Koontz’s Frankenstein: Prodigal Son is a story filled with fast-paced action, gripping horror, and thrilling adventure.
 

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Published February 3, 2009 by Del Rey/Dabel Brothers. 144 pages
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Horror, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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This is the third volume in Dean Koontz's Frankenstein series.

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Father Ducaine, another replicant – a replicant is a Helios being who replaces a killed human – begins to feel the presence of God, although programmed not to believe.

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