Death of an Alchemist (A Bianca Goddard Mystery - Book 02) - Mary Lawrence
English | 2016 | 304 Pages | ISBN: 1617737127 | EPUB | 330.43 KB
In the mid sixteenth century, Henry VIII sits on the throne, and Bianca Goddard tends to the sick and suffering in London's slums, where disease can take a life as quickly as murder. . .
For years, alchemist Ferris Stannum has devoted himself to developing the Elixir of Life, the reputed serum of immortality. Having tested his remedy successfully on an animal, Stannum intends to send his alchemy journal to a colleague in Cairo for confirmation. Instead he is strangled in his bed and his journal is stolen…