"Colorful alchemical lore and a vividly imagined 1543 London enrich Lawrence's engaging . . . sequel to . . . The Alchemist's Daughter."—Publishers Weekly
In the mid sixteenth century, Henry VIII sits on the throne, and Bianca Goddard tends to the sick and suffering in London's slums, where disease can take a life as quickly as murder . . .
For years, alchemist Ferris Stannum has devoted