Dark Alchemy by Laura BickleDark Alchemy by Laura Bickle

Dark Alchemy

byLaura Bickle

Mass Market Paperback | April 28, 2015

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Stephen King's The Gunslinger meets Breaking Bad in Laura Bickle's novel Dark Alchemy.

Some secrets are better left buried …

Geologist Petra Dee arrives in Wyoming seeking clues to her father's disappearance years ago. What she finds instead is Temperance, a dying western town with a gold rush past and a meth-infested present. But under the dust and quiet, an old power is shifting. When bodies start turning up—desiccated and twisted skeletons that Petra can't scientifically explain—her investigations land her in the middle of a covert war between the town's most powerful interests. Petra's father wasn't the only one searching for the alchemical secrets of Temperance, and those still looking are now ready to kill. Armed with nothing but shaky alliances, a pair of antique guns, and a relic she doesn't understand, the only thing Petra knows for sure is that she and her coyote sidekick are going to have to move fast—or die next.

Laura Bickle grew up in rural Ohio, reading entirely too many comic books out loud to her favorite Wonder Woman doll. After graduating with an MA in Sociology–Criminology from Ohio State University and an MLIS in Library Science from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, she patrolled the stacks at the public library and worked with d...
Title:Dark AlchemyFormat:Mass Market PaperbackProduct dimensions:384 pages, 6.75 × 4.19 × 0.96 inShipping dimensions:6.75 × 4.19 × 0.96 inPublished:April 28, 2015Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:006240492X

ISBN - 13:9780062404923


Rated 3 out of 5 by from Dark Alchemy (Dark Alchemy #1) by Laura Bickle Yet again Laura has completely outdone herself. An absolute stunner of a book. Twists and turns that leave you thirsting for more.A adventure fantasy set in the wild wild west, something you can not miss! Overall, If you like the creepy side of Urban Fantasy. Dark Alchemy has creepy in spades so this is the book for you.
Date published: 2017-09-12

Editorial Reviews

"Bickle writes with an individual clarity and style, leaving the reader to appreciate a dark sense of wonder that's all her own. Highly recommended."