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Author Lawrence, Mary, 1959- author.

Title The alchemist of lost souls / Mary Lawrence.

Edition First Kensington trade paperback edition.
Publication Info. New York, NY : Kensington Books, 2019.
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Fiction  F LAWRENCE    AVAILABLE
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Description 304 pages ; 21 cm.
Series A Bianca Goddard mystery
Bianca Goddard mystery.
Summary A dangerous element discovered by Bianca Goddard's father falls into the wrong hands . . . leading to a chain of murders. Spring 1544 Now that she is with child, Bianca is more determined than ever to distance herself from her unstable father. Desperate to win back the favor of King Henry VIII, disgraced alchemist Albern Goddard plans to reveal a powerful new element he's discovered--one with deadly potential. But when the substance is stolen, he implores his daughter to help. Soon after, a woman's body is found behind the Dim Dragon Inn, an eerie green vapor rising from her mouth. Bianca has reason to suspect her own mother may be involved in the theft and the murder. When her husband John is conscripted into King Henry's army to subdue Scottish resistance, finding the stone becomes a matter of life and death. Bianca must unravel the interests of alchemists, apothecaries, chandlers, and scoundrels--to find out who among them is willing to kill to possess the element known as lapis mortem, the stone of death . .
Subject Great Britain -- History -- Henry VIII, 1509-1547 -- Fiction.
Antiquities -- Great Britain -- Fiction.
Murder -- Fiction.
Genre Mystery fiction.
ISBN 1496715314
9781496715319
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