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Megan Shepherd

New York Times bestselling and Carnegie Medal-nominated author Megan Shepherd grew up in her family’s independent bookstore in the Blue Ridge Mountains. She is the author of acclaimed young adult novels. Inspired by The Island of Dr. Moreau, Shepherd’s novel, The Madman’s Daughter, is the story of Dr. Moreau’s daughter Juliet, who travels to her estranged father’s island. Megan Shepherd lives and writes on a 125-year-old haunted farm outside Asheville, North Carolina, with her family and animals.