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Beloved Poison
Beloved Poison | E S Thomson
And then six tiny coffins are uncovered, inside each a handful of dried flowers and a bundle of mouldering rags. When Jem comes across these strange relics hidden inside the infirmary s old chapel, her quest to understand their meaning prises open a long-forgotten past with fatal consequences In a trail that leads from the bloody world of the operating room and the dissecting table to the notorious squalor of Newgate Prison and the gallows, Jem s adversary proves to be both powerful and ruthless. As St. Saviour s destruction draws near, the dead are unearthed from their graves while the living are forced to make impossible choices. And murder is the price to be paid for the secrets to be kept. "
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Laughterhp
Beloved Poison | E S Thomson
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This is one of my favorite historical mystery series. It‘s dark, gritty, and deadly. Jem works as an apothecary and helps solve crimes on his own.

#poison - #chillingphotochallenge
#teamstoker #scarathlon - 1pt

Will also use this as a late post for #screamathonphotochallenge Day 12.

TheReadingMermaid 🧟‍♀️ 1mo
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Blueroseis
Beloved Poison | Elaine Thomson
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Pickpick

Only discovering this book through Litsy blurbs I felt that it may be an interesting read. Without a doubt this is the best book that I have read in 2018. Sad in places, a little slow in the middle, exciting in the most and a little gory in some areas for a debut novel or an accomplished writer this is a book they should be proud of. I'm sure E. S. Thomson will become known as a great author.

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Blueroseis
Beloved Poison | Elaine Thomson

Just started to read this book and on page two it mentions Clare St, Bristol and I couldn't think why I recognised the name. A check on Google maps revealed that it was a street I would go to to use a Cash Dispenser (ATM). At the time these machines were few and far between and would always be running out of money. The one in Clare Street was a few miles from home but because it was on a main bank it never ran out of cash.

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Tamra
Beloved Poison: A Novel | E. S. Thomson
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Pickpick

I really enjoyed this Victorian mystery and makes me ever so grateful for modern sanitation! There was some seemingly out-of-era feminism and unnecessary (for the love god why?) romance, but it wasn‘t too distracting. I started this when I desperately needed something entertaining to relax my brain in bed at night and it fit the bill. I‘ll be trying the next in the series.

Cathythoughts Sounds good ... would be something different for me... stacking ♥️👍🏻 11mo
Tamra @Cathythoughts I found it absorbing! And disgusting - hope you aren‘t squeamish. 11mo
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Tamra
Beloved Poison: A Novel | E. S. Thomson
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Thanks to a Litten whom I can‘t recall now, I picked up this Victorian mystery and am loving it!

MC is addressing a most vile hypocrite wife & mother.

CoffeeK8 I‘ve been interested in reading this for a while, interested to know what you think! 11mo
Tamra @CoffeeK8 I liked it and I‘ll be trying the second in the series. 😄 11mo
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Tamra
Beloved Poison: A Novel | E. S. Thomson
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Momentary lull in kitchen duty. Happy Turkey Day to those who participate in the gluttony! 😋

Cinfhen 🧡🦃🌻 12mo
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Laughterhp
Beloved Poison | E S Thomson
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#AGameOfFavorites - Author from a different country

To be honest, most of my favorites are from a different country.

I picked ES Thomson. She writes the Jen Flockhart series! Which I love!

Apparently she doesn‘t do any interviews under this name because NOTHING popped up! So I just took her “what she‘s been reading” from her website. Some of those look good!

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Laughterhp
Beloved Poison | Elaine Thomson
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So many great B books!

Book: Beloved Poison by ES Thomson
Food: Bananas 🍌
Author: Leigh Bardugo
TV Show: Being Human (SyFy version)

#manicmonday

robinb ❤️Being Human 1y
JoScho Thanks for playing 💖 1y
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Liberty
Beloved Poison | Elaine Thomson
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Afternoon reading: A Victorian crime novel set in a crumbling 1850s London infirmary?! How have I not already read this series??? ♥️🔪☠️

DGRachel Umm...yes, please! 1y
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tracy_anne8
Beloved Poison | E S Thomson
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I forgot to post my #bookhaul from my trip this weekend. The pile on the left is from Books Inc. And the pile on the right is from Half Price Books.

The Goodnight Stories is the first book I have bought my twins. I can't wait to buy them more books. I had so much fun looking in the children's books.

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annalibris
Beloved Poison: A Novel | E. S. Thomson
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Pickpick

Good plot, intriguing mystery, interesting characters, and some of the best atmospheric writing I‘ve ever come across. Can‘t wait to get my hands on the second one.

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robinb
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Pickpick

I almost bailed a couple of times on this almost 400 page historical mystery. Very dark, both in the setting of an old, soon-to-be-demolished infirmary in 1850s London and in some of the subject matter, it really didn‘t take off for me until halfway through the book. I did end up being absorbed by the macabre plot and interesting characters. Highly descriptive of a filthy, desperate time and place...London becomes a character of its own. 4/5⭐️

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robinb
Beloved Poison: A Novel | E. S. Thomson
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Up next, a mystery! 😊 Anyone read this book/author? Hope it‘s a good one! 🤞🤞

ferskner I don't think I'm going to be able to get to the post office today to send off your #whodunitthesequel package - I'm sorry! I promise to get it out tomorrow. 2y
robinb @ferskner I‘ll be watching....thanks! 2y
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drokka
Beloved Poison | Elaine Thomson
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On to book number two in the #24in48readathon

This was a completely 'judged by the cover' buy. Hopefully, the funds weren't misplaced.

RestingBodiceFace Beautiful cover! 2y
Mollyanna I can understand why! Beautiful cover. 2y
Mitch I bought this - attracted to the cover as well ! Hope it‘s a good one 🤞🏼 2y
Jess_Read_This Completely agree with you on that cover! 😍 2y
JazzFeathers It is a beautiful cover! 2y
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melissanorr
Beloved Poison | E S Thomson
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Another #cozymystery from the library. Hoping to read this one today... after coffee.

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AnnieSilverOtter
Beloved Poison | Elaine Thomson
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I have finally finished Beloved Poison (I loved it btw, it was just finding time). Now I have went through my TBR pile and I have short listed 7 🤔🤔🤔 Which book would you pick? #helpagalout #majorlifedecisions

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AnnieSilverOtter
Beloved Poison | Elaine Thomson

Does anyone else procrastinate when it comes to reading? My reading goes through waves. One minute I can‘t leave the book down and the next I don‘t want to touch it. I must be reading this book for 3-4 weeks. By no means is this a reflection of the book because once I start I find it hard to stop. #isitjustme

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AnnieSilverOtter
Beloved Poison | E S Thomson
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It took a few restarts but I have finally been able to immerse my self in 19th century London. Just what I needed for a weekend car trip. 5 hours in a car will definitely help my TBR pile. #jemflockhart #greatexcuse

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AnnieSilverOtter
Beloved Poison | E S Thomson
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Just a chapter or two before work 📚 I‘m trying to minimise my TBR pile... I have a haul coming this week from The Book People and a Cancer Research sale (which is always a dangerous place to go 🙈)

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beckygracelea
Beloved Poison | E S Thomson
Pickpick

The solution was somewhat signposted, but lord, what an atmosphere Thomson creates in the grounds of St Saviours hospital. I loved Jem as a main character too, a nice lens through which to explore Victorian London as a woman in a man's guise. Clever stuff, looking forward to the next one.

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annahenke
Beloved Poison | E S Thomson
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And now for something totally different! Starting tonight. #currentread #mystery #victorian

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Melissa9963
Beloved Poison | E S Thomson
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Pickpick

Another crafty period mystery. This atmospheric historical novel is set in a dilapidated hospital at a time when medicine was more of an art than a science. When a cutting edge Doctor is found poisoned, the apprentice pharmacist must battle her own secrets to discover the murderer.

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2BR02B
Beloved Poison | E S Thomson
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This month's #bookmail included two rad-sounding historical mysteries. Félicette can't wait to learn their secrets by rubbing her face all over them. #catsoflitsy

LauraBeth 😻😻😻 3y
MrBook 😻😻😻 3y
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Ms.Story
Beloved Poison | E S Thomson
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Bailedbailed

I bailed on this one around the 120 page mark. I was more interested in the mystery promised on the back cover than the bickering doctors. I think those doctors play an important role later on, but it was taking too long to get there for me. I might pick this back up at some time, but there are far too many other exciting reads in my current TBR stack!!

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LEGolasa
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Man I'm a sucker for Victorian crime/mystery. Excited for these 2! 🎩🔪

Has anyone gotten to these yet?

annahenke I'm up next for Beloved Poison in the library hold line! Excited for it and also a sucker for this genre 3y
LEGolasa @annahenke I'm a cataloging librarian and these 2 were just in my hands. I can only stare at and long for them for now. Patrons come first! 😋 3y
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NikkiA
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Pickpick

I went into this one with some reservations because it really didn't sound like my cup of tea. Colour me pleasantly surprised, though; this was a great read! Beautifully written with a fantastic MC, a whole lot of atmosphere and so much historical detail. Really, really good 😊

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NikkiA
Beloved Poison | E S Thomson
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Book, coffee & uninterrupted reading time. Lovely 😄

LauraJ Cheers ☕️ 3y
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bookworm_1978
Beloved Poison | E S Thomson
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Been after this for a while. Thank you NetGalley! Anyone read it?

LeahBergen Cool cover! 3y
bookworm_1978 I thought so too! 3y
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