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Jekel Loves Hyde

Jekel Loves Hyde - Beth Fantaskey I picked up this book because I enjoyed Beth Fantaskey’s Jessica’s Guide to Dating on the Dark Side. I was expecting another character like Lucius and perhaps yet another "Ode to a Lentil." Alas, this was not the case.Jekyl Loves Hide has a very cute premise. Jill Jekyl and Tristen Hyde are descendants of THE Dr. Jekyl and Mr. Hyde. Jill’s father has recently died under mysterious circumstances. Jill and her mother are struggling for money when it is discovered that Jill’s father stole her college fund. An opportunity to win a $30,000 scholarship presents itself and Jill and Tristen partner up to recreate Dr. Jekyl’s experiments and to capitalize on their family legacy. This family legacy manifests itself in Tristen’s dreams. Tristen suffers from nightmares and he fears the monster within him. His motivations for recreating the experiments are personal and he is driven to find a “cure” for his curse. Along the way, our hero and heroine find love. The writing style is a little choppy. There are constant shifts between Jill and Tristen’s points of view. Personally, I find that style of writing annoying. The chapters are short, making this a quick read. I found the character development a little lacking. Both Jill and Tristen felt flat and one dimensional to me. The ending of the book was unexpected. I didn’t see that coming, but it was too late to save the book for me. The book had potential, it just didn’t work for me.