The perfect poison
Victorian London holds many secrets. But none are so closely guarded as those of the shadowy Arcane Society. In her suspenseful new novel, New York Times?bestselling author Amanda Quick delves into this underworld of passion, greed, and powers that lie beyond this realm . . . P lagued by rumors that she poisoned her fiancé, Lucinda Bromley manages to live on the fringes of polite society, tending her beloved plants?and occasionally consulting on a murder investigation. For the notorious botanist possesses a unique talent: She can detect almost any type of poison, especially ones that have their origins in the botanical kingdom. But the death of a lord has shaken Lucinda to her core. At the murder scene, she picks up traces of a poison containing a very rare species of fern. So rare, in fact, that only one specimen exists in all of England?and it was stolen from her conservatory just last month. To keep her name out of the inquest and to find the murderer, Lucinda hires fellow Arcane Society member Caleb Jones who runs a psychical investigation agency. A descendant of the founder of the Society, Jones is very skillful at protecting its secrets?and frighteningly good getting at the truth. Immediately, Lucinda senses both a raw power and an undeniable intensity in the imposing man. But as a nearly overwhelming desire blooms between Caleb and Lucinda, they are drawn into the dark heart of a deadly conspiracy that can be traced to the early days of the Arcane Society ?and to a legacy of madness that could plunge Caleb into the depths of his own tortured soul. . . .
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|Grouping Title||perfect poison|
|Grouping Author||amanda quick|
|Grouping Language||English (eng)|
|Last Grouping Update||2021-02-26 04:51:44AM|
|Last Indexed||2021-02-26 05:06:24AM|
|Novelist Primary ISBN||9780399155802|
|available_at_addison||Addison Public Library|
|detailed_location_addison||2nd Floor- Adult Audio Books|
2nd Floor- Adult Books
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|display_description||In this suspenseful Arcane Society novel, New York Times bestselling author Amanda Quick delves into the underworld of passion, greed and powers that lie beyond this realm. |
Victorian botanist Lucinda Bromley has a rare talent: the ability to detect almost any type of poison. She also tends many rare plants, including a species of fern that was stolen from her conservatory just last month—and which turns up in a poison that was used in a nobleman's murder.
To keep her name out of the investigation and to find the killer, Lucinda hires a fellow Arcane Society member. The founder of a psychical investigation agency, Caleb Jones is very good at protecting the Society's secrets—and frighteningly good at getting the truth.
As a nearly overwhelming desire blooms between Caleb and Lucinda, they are drawn into the dark heart of a deadly conspiracy—and into a legacy of madness that could plunge Caleb into the depths of his own tortured soul...
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ROMANCE QUICK A.
|owning_library_addison||Addison Public Library|
|owning_location_addison||Addison Public Library|
|series||Arcane Society novels|
|series_with_volume||Arcane Society novels|6|
|subject_facet||Audiobooks -- Unabridged|
Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction
Psychic ability -- Fiction
Romantic suspense fiction
Secret societies -- England -- Fiction
Women botanists -- England -- Fiction
|title_display||The perfect poison|
|title_full||The Perfect Poison|
The perfect poison / Amanda Quick
The perfect poison [CD sound recording] / Amanda Quick
|title_short||The perfect poison|