REVIEW: The Poison Artist by Jonathan Moore

by |January 21, 2016

the-poison-artistReview by Sarah McDuling

Wow. Just … wow! Almost from the first page, The Poison Artist grabbed my attention and held it tight. I could not put this book down and honestly, there were moments so fraught with tension that I had to remind myself to keep breathing.

Unfolding like a feverish nightmare where the lines between reality and fantasy are constantly blurred, The Poison Artist is a story dealing with the dangers of obsession and the dark side of desire.

With it’s haunting prose and intensely creepy atmosphere, The Poison Artist boasts a cast of compelling characters and a fantastic plot that kept me in a state of almost frantic confusion until the mystery was solved.

Learn more about The Poison Artist here!


The Poison Artist

by Jonathan Moore

the-poison-artistDr. Caleb Maddox is a crack San Francisco toxicologist leading a ground-breaking study of the human pain threshold based on minute analysis of chemical markers. He has also just broken up with his artist girlfriend after she discovered a shocking family secret in his past.

Seeking solace, Caleb finds a dark, old-fashioned saloon called House of Shields, and is mesmerised when a beautiful woman materialises out of the shadows, dressed like a 1940s movie star. The enigmatic Emmeline shares a pouring of absinthe with him, brushes his arm and vanishes.

As he pursues her through the brooding, night-time city, desperate to see her again, he simultaneously becomes entangled in a serial murder investigation that has … Learn More.

Learn more about The Poison Artist here!

 

No comments Share:
Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestmail

About the Contributor

Sarah McDuling is Booktopia's Senior Content Producer and Editor of The Booktopian Blog. She has been in the bookselling game for almost a decade and a dedicated booklover since birth (potentially longer). At her happiest when reading a book, Sarah also enjoys talking/writing/tweeting about books. In her spare time, she often likes to buy a lot of books and take photographs of books. You can follow her on Twitter and Instragram @sarahmcduling

Follow Sarah: Twitter

Comments

No comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *