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In Poison Makers, as in Things In Ditches, Jimmy Olsen once again turns the traditional mystery on its head and shakes out stories of diplomats run amuck, deadly Cuban lovers, Caribbean voodoo and New York City car a poison makers.
book dealer, terrorist or serial killer in sight, but a protagonist, Edgar Espinosa-Jones (EJ), a reader can root for. A story that can be dark, but with /5(14). Posted first on Blog Critics as Book Review:'Poison Makers' by Jimmy Olsen. In Poison Makers by Jimmy Olsen, we are taken into the machinations of an old belief system of voodoo and zombies that still exist today in regions of the Dominican Republic today/5.
Olsen, Jimmy. Poison Makers. Hoffman House. Jun. ISBN $ M Officially, Adam Quist, the U.S. ambassador to the Dominican Republic, died of a heart attack one morning inbut readers know that he s been poisoned by a voodoo concoction/5(14).
Editorial Reviews. Olsen, Jimmy. Poison Makers. Hoffman House. Jun. ISBN $ M Officially, Adam Quist, the U.S. ambassador to the Dominican Republican, died of a heart attack one morning inbut readers know that he’s been poisoned by a voodoo concoction. Guileless part-time PI Edgar Espinosa-Jones (EJ), our Dominican American hero, Pages: Poison Makers, Jimmy Olsen's Adult Murder/Mystery, is so much more than the genre's normal consistence.
A unique blend of several genres, Poison Makers is worthy of recommendation to all. Olsen is a fantastic storyteller, with meticulously created characters. His facts about the dynamics of voodoo and zombies seem irrefutable/5.
“The Poisoner’s Handbook breathes deadly life into the Roaring Twenties.”—Financial Times “The Poisoner’s Handbook is an inventive history that, like arsenic, mixed into blackberry pie, goes down with ease.”—The New York Times Book Review “Deborah Blum has not lost the skills of good storytelling she honed as a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist.”Reviews: Poison Makers is not the traditional Thriller/Suspense you find on the grocery store rack.
It's well-written and well-researched with believable characters and believable engagement. I felt compelled to reconsider my views on voodoo after reading this s: 2. The history of poison stretches from before BCE to the present s have been used for many purposes across the span of human existence, most commonly as weapons, anti-venoms, and has allowed much progress in branches, toxicology, and technology, among other sciences.
Poison was discovered in ancient times, and was used by ancient tribes and civilizations as. The book is written by a research chemist, so it can be rather technical, but the frequent references to Christie’s mysteries (and discussion of why each poison would or wouldn’t have worked as described) liven up the scientific parts.
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Anne Louise Bannon has written for magazines and newspapers across the country, including Emergency Physicians Monthly and Reviews: The Angel Makers of Nagyrév (Hungarian: Tiszazugi méregkeverők, "Tiszazug poison-mixers") were a group of women living in the village of Nagyrév, Hungary who between and poisoned to death an estimated people.
They were supplied arsenic and encouraged to use it for the purpose by a midwife or "wise woman" named Zsuzsanna Fazekas, wife of Gyula Fazekas, née Zsuzsanna Oláh. A new book investigates the history of unsafe and deceptive practices by some generic-drug manufacturers, and explains why U.S.
regulators struggle to keep up with a global industry. Get this from a library. Poison makers: a novel. [Jimmy Olsen] -- While investigating the seemingly innocent death of the U.S.
Ambassador to the Dominican Republic, Edgar Espinosa-Jones (EJ) finds the Caribbean islands of the s seething with political intrigue. In Poison Makers, as in Things In Ditches, Jimmy Olsen once again turns the traditional mystery on its head and shakes out stories of diplomats run amuck, deadly Cuban lovers, Caribbean voodoo and New York City car chases.
Not a drug dealer, terrorist or serial killer in sight, but a protagonist, Edgar Espinosa-Jones (EJ), a reader can root for.4/5. One star for the plot. First things first - this book is badly named. Lady of Poison.
I expected to read large sections from the perspectives of a faithful of Talona, but instead I read from the perspective a dungeon master watching his players play through an adventure against the Chosen of Talona/5(12). The New York Times placed the book on its Top-rated List on March 5, In its Sunday book review, the Times said The Poisoner's Handbook was "structured like a collection of linked short stories.
Each chapter centers on a mysterious death by poison that Norris and Gettler investigate.". Some of my favorite books are novels that are based upon true events or actual people, so I am always drawn to book blurbs that say they are based upon a true story.
The Angel Makers by Jessica Gregson is a page turning, thoroughly engrossing read that is inspired by actual events/5(). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lawrence, R.D., Poison makers.
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It’s not usually a good thing to pick up a novel about voodoo, unless you are sitting in the bayou throwing ‘bad novel pages” into the swamp for the Crocs. Poison Makers has that crucial element – credibility – that knocks you off your feet, and sets you down with tempestuous twists, an.
Film Description. In the early 20th century, the average American medicine cabinet was a would-be poisoner's treasure chest, with radioactive radium, thallium, and morphine in everyday products. This book is set in a historical time of kings, knight's and poison makers.
Nikko is a kid from the slums who stumbled across the opportunity to be trained as a poison maker and now finds himself in /5(38). This is an unusual but interesting book as it is a mix of the history, science, and true crime.
The author traces the birth of forensic medicine which basically began in the office of the Medical Examiner of New York City. The use of poison as a means of murder was all-pervasive and had been since the days of the infamous Borgia dynasty.4/5(K).
John Mullan's 10 of the best poisonings in literature. Cards on the Table by Agatha Christie. Christie (who had worked as a pharmacy dispenser) used poison to. Poisons. When a character takes damage from an attack with a poisoned weapon, touches an item smeared with contact poison, consumes poisoned food or drink, or is otherwise poisoned, he must make a Fortitude saving he fails, he takes the poison’s initial damage (usually ability damage).Even if he succeeds, he typically faces more damage 1 minute later, which he can also avoid with a.
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“A Hollow Book Used As A Secret Poison Cabinet. Historism, 17th-century style. With original, finely embossed parchment cover. Intact book clasps, the pages glued to a solid piece with a central rectangular cavity. The inside finely worked, providing eleven drawers of various sizes and one open compartment.
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Hoffman House Press, Hardcover. Hardcover, first edition, both book and dust jacket are brand new, signed by the author and protected in archival mylar wrap. An excellent mystery "Exciting, twisted, educational with great dialog and an unforgettable finish" (From Library Journal, starred review June ).