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The Perfect Poison - Amanda Quick
The Perfect Poison
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Lucinda Bromley is a botanist living in Victorian London. She has an apparently paranormal knack for detecting poisons which makes her quite a useful friend to the police. But, in the past wrongly suspected of poisoning her fiancé, she senses peril when she discovers an aristocrat was done in by... show more
Lucinda Bromley is a botanist living in Victorian London. She has an apparently paranormal knack for detecting poisons which makes her quite a useful friend to the police. But, in the past wrongly suspected of poisoning her fiancé, she senses peril when she discovers an aristocrat was done in by a poison made from a plant stolen from her conservatory. Lucinda is a member of the Arcane Society, dedicated to the study of paranormal phenomena, and she and fellow member Caleb Jones set out to solve the case. They fall head over heels for each other, as old Arcane Society secrets emerge and a knot of danger tightens around Lucinda.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780399155802 (0399155805)
Publisher: Putnam Adult
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
Series: The Arcane Society (#6)
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Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
4.0 The Perfect Poison (Arcane Society, #6)
Long story short, I liked this one much better than "The Third Circle." I am still not thrilled about the lack of a true ending with these books though. The way that Amanda Quick/Jayne Anne Krentz, etc. wrote these, is that you have to read contemporary and regency books in order to follow this seri...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
3.0 The Perfect Poison (Arcane Society, #6)
When I first started giving audiobooks a try on my commute to work, I checked out the audio version of this book on CD and quite enjoyed it. It's been a few years, so when I saw it on the library shelf I impulsively grabbed it to see how well I liked the story after reading it. It was good, but i...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
4.0 The Perfect Poison (Arcane Society Series) (The Arcane Society Series)
Lucinda Bromley has a rare talent, she can detect almost any kind of poison. Her reputation is soiled by the fact that her finance died from what appeared to be poisoning. However her skills are used by the police. In the latest case she discovers that the poisoning subject was poisoned by a recentl...
fr_larsson
fr_larsson rated it
Lucinda´s got a talent to see poison and it´s workings, she loves her work with botanics but after her fiancee dies in a mystery with poison and her father takes his own life, her reputation is blown to bits. When she detects her own plant as a part of a murder, she contacts J&J for help to clear he...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
4.0 The Perfect Poison: An Arcane Society Novel
I listened to this on Audio and found it to be a very good book. The woman who did the voices struggles with the male parts, but otherwise was excellent. I really didn't feel like this was a romance - it was 9 CD's long and there were only 2 'love' scenes and this takes place in Victorian England, s...
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