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The Apothecary's Poison

Book 3, Glass and Steele

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"Part romance, part mystery, part magic; all of which a joy to read." -  Dreamer J's Book Reviews

"This story has everything I look for in a quality, entertaining piece of fiction. 1) A strong female lead, 2) a dark and mysterious male character (I admit, they are my weakness), 3) eloquent writing, and 4) lots of quirky humor and banter." - Danaye from Young @ Art book reviews


When a newspaper report of a medical miracle catches Matt's eye, he and India go in search of Dr. Hale in the hope he is more magical doctor than miracle worker and can lead them to Chronos. But Hale turns out to be an apothecary magician keen to educate the public about magic. 

Their disappointment at not finding Chronos is soon forgotten when Hale is murdered, and Matt becomes a suspect. With Matt's nemesis Sheriff Payne influencing the investigating detective, India and Matt know they must find the real killer, or risk his freedom, and ultimately his life. Time is running out as they hunt for a killer capable of turning medicine into poison with a magic spell, as well as continue the search for Chronos. A search that must end in success before Matt's malfunctioning watch stops altogether.

Customer Reviews

Just Okay

The Glass and Steele series is enjoyable in regards to the plots. However, the main character, India, is cringe worthy through out the whole series. I almost didn’t continue after the first two books because I had to endure how India acted and thought. Being a strong female character should not mean being idiotic, meddlesome and a wannabe know it all. All the supporting characters and antagonists were enjoyable to read.

Just wonderful read

Exiting and relaxing

What a nice surprise! A new author to add to my collection of favorites

I just read all three India Glass novels straight through and I really enjoyed each one. I read lots of books...lots...and many of those are mysteries so it's hard for me to find ones that are unique. The combination of mysteries to solve, a bit of magic, and a smidgen of romance are so well combined in these novels. The plots are well thought out, the characters are interesting and the magic gives everything a special twist. I've pre-ordered the fourth one with anticipation. Thanks for these good reads and for offering them at a reasonable price.

The Apothecary's Poison
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  • $4.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Historical
  • Published: Apr 04, 2017
  • Publisher: C.J. Archer
  • Seller: Carolyn Comito
  • Print Length: 380 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Series: Book 3, Glass and Steele
  • Requirements: This book can only be viewed on an iOS device with Apple Books on iOS 12 or later, iBooks 1.5 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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