For a girl who prefers reading a series, I thought this standalone was pretty darn good! I really liked the story...It sucked me in from the start and would not let go!
Believe it or not, I have not read the original story about Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, but I am familiar with it. I thought this story was an awesome and romantic retelling!
As for the characters, well, Jill sometimes annoyed me. Her reactions toward Tristen, and some actions in general, really frustrated me. "Jill, you are sooo stupid!" I'd yell at the poor book.
Tristen, on the other hand, I adored! He had me swooning on his very 1st appearance on page 4, with his "soothing British accent" *sigh* When the Epilogue came around, it had me nearly hyperventilating! This was me: "Oh my gosh, oh my gosh, oh my gosh! What happened? Please tell me he didn't go back. I am freaking out man, freaking out!" But I can tell you, that as I closed the book, I released the breath that I was holding in relief.
Overall, I thought it was a great standalone with a very satisfactory ending and a beautiful cover.
Have you read this book? If so, what did you think about it? If not, what do you think? Does it sound like something you might want to read? Leave me a comment! :)