The Perfect Poison

The Perfect Poison

Arcane Society Series, Book 6

eBook - 2009
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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...
Publisher: 2009
Branch Call Number: Overdrive
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Reproduction: Electronic reproduction. New York : Berkley, 2009. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 656 KB) or Kobo app or compatible Kobo device (file size: N/A KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB)
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc
ISBN: 9781101046654

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lindakettle Jan 24, 2012

My favorite of the Victorian Arcane novels. Caleb Jones is a different hero and the dialogue between Caleb and Lucinda is a delight.

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DLY1
Jul 04, 2011

I love this Arcane Society Series(which does not nessassarilly need toe read in order). In this book,Lucinda,who has a botanical paranormal talent, is accused of poisoning people.She hires Caleb Jones,founder of a paranormal investigative agency, to exonercate her.
Historical,paranormal,mystery,romance and advetnure!
A nice,light beach read.

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B_Mammen
Feb 09, 2011

An excellent Victorian-era story of paranormal suspense and murders within the Arcane Society. Book one of the Dreamlight Trilogy.

Second one entitled Burning Lamp.

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SilverIlix
Jan 27, 2018

SilverIlix thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

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