The Poisoned Island: A Novel

The Poisoned Island: A Novel

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A brilliant young police officer discovers a series of bizarre deaths are connected to the cargo of a research vessel bound for Kew Gardens in this fantasy-tinged historical thriller set in early nineteenth-century London.

Tahiti 1769. English sailors arrive on the shores of the Polynesian paradise— a place of staggering beauty where magic and ancient myths still hold sway. But they soon devastate the island with disease, war, and death, planting deadly seeds that… (more)

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Exotic locales, nautical history, investigative history, Victorian London, the haves versus the have-nots, and a hint of magic all combine to create an explosive story about revenge and the dangers of empire-building.

The Poisoned Island is immersive and addictive. The world is so vivid and well-built, it is hard to put down.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Washington Square Press (January 14, 2014)

Collection: Washington Square Press

Format: EPUB

Page count: 432 pages

File size: 5.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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