Deadly Cure: A Novel by Lawrence Goldstone

By Lawrence Goldstone

A outstanding new old mystery via big apple instances outstanding secret writer Lawrence Goldstone that conjures up the hot York urban of 1899.

In 1899, in Brooklyn, big apple, Dr. Noah Whitestone is named urgently to his prosperous neighbor’s condominium to regard a five-year-old boy with a surprising set of signs. while the kid dies unexpectedly later that evening, Noah is accused by way of the boy’s standard physician—the strong and politically hooked up Dr. Arnold Frias—of prescribing a deadly dose of laudanum.

To end up his innocence, Noah needs to examine the murder—for it has to be murder—and confront the fellow whom he's confident is the true killer. His research leads him to a reporter for a muckraking journal and a stunning radical editor who're confident mystery, experimental drug from Germany has prompted the loss of life of at the least 5 neighborhood childrens, and probably many extra. by way of levels, Noah is drawn right into a risky global of gear, criminals, and politics, which threatens not only his occupation but in addition his life.

As he did in his first hugely profitable clinical mystery The Anatomy of Deception, Goldstone weaves a savvy story of intrigue and gorgeous twists that comes with real-life ancient figures and occasions into the motion whereas richly recreating the final days of the 19th century—a time while American may possibly was once at the march within the Pacific, medication used to be poised to jump right into a new period, radical politics threatened the established order in American and Europe, and the function of girls in American society was once present process profound change.

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