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The Alchemist in the Attic By Antonio Urias,

  • Title: The Alchemist in the Attic
  • Author: Antonio Urias
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 320
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • San Francisco 1899 As the city prepares to welcome the new century, a twisted killer enacts his final, grisly legacy Theodore Atwood is a disgraced reporter desperate to find a story that can save his career No one knows San Francisco s seedy underbelly better, but the deeper he digs the grotesque and bizarre the case becomes Haunted by dreams and phantoms, AtwoodSan Francisco 1899 As the city prepares to welcome the new century, a twisted killer enacts his final, grisly legacy Theodore Atwood is a disgraced reporter desperate to find a story that can save his career No one knows San Francisco s seedy underbelly better, but the deeper he digs the grotesque and bizarre the case becomes Haunted by dreams and phantoms, Atwood follows the killer s trail from the den of thieves and bodysnatchers to a secret society of spiritualists and occultists Meanwhile, hidden in the shadows the alchemist readies for his enemies Disgraced and dying, he will sacrifice countless lives to complete his terrible work As the city descends into a fevered nightmare around him, Atwood is caught in a deadly game of cat and mouse He will have to fight to the brink of madness and beyond in order to survive for he has entered a world of dark science and alchemy and there is no turning back The Alchemist in the Attic is an occult mystery.
    The Alchemist in the Attic San Francisco As the city prepares to welcome the new century a twisted killer enacts his final grisly legacy Theodore Atwood is a disgraced reporter desperate to find a story that can save his

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    1. Every so often a random kindle freebie will pleasantly surprise This one certainly did In fact it very much read like a proper i.e professionally edited and published work Urias credibly rendered a world on the brink of a new century, murky and mysterious San Francisco of strange dangers, corpse stealing, asylums, s ances and, well, alchemy The title is actually to be taken quite literally In this world a journalist in a last ditch effort to save a newspaper he works for sets out to solve a seri [...]

    2. I picked this one up last year when it was offered as a kindle freebie I m glad I did, because it ended up being one of those rare good kindle freebies.Set in San Francisco during the late 1800 s, the book centers around Theodore Atwood, a down on his luck newspaper reporter working to come up with a sensational story in order to try to save the newspaper he works for Bodies begin being found around the bay in batches, all of whom are missing their internal organs Atwood begins investigating and [...]

    3. This had such a fantastic and deliciously creepy twist at the end, it is an automatic 4 stars It s your classic mystery with an intrepid aren t they always journalist interacting with some very shady characters It was pretty run of the mill for the most part Journalist needs his next big story, journalist uses seedy contacts to get some information, journalist eventually gets in over his head, journalist gets into some serious shenanigans All of that was present, no doubt about it It s handled w [...]

    4. Set in 1899, newspaper hack Theodore Atwood desperately needs a big scoop to prevent the San Francisco Oracle from going under Following various leads, he learns that a man called Dr Marius Valencourt may be responsible for several bodies washing up on the shore of the Bay Atwood seeks to uncover about the mysterious doctor and the secret he s guarding in his room in the attic.The Alchemist in the Attic was a good read, although I did find the pace a little bogged down The characters were well [...]

    5. 1899 San Francisco and bodies are being found in the bay Theodore Atwood a newspaperman for the struggling Oracle believes that this will result in a story to save his career and the paper He starts to follow the leads.I enjoyed the story, even though occult mystery is not my usual read, especially the ending The story was also full of interesting characters.

    6. The Alchemist in the AtticAntonio UriasHistorical Mystery, Science Fiction, Supernatural201 pagesThe rating is 4 stars out of 5.Bodies stripped of their organs have been found in San Francisco Bay Reporter Teddy Atwood gets a lead on a macabre story concerning the murders and chases the crimes to the source, one Dr Marius Valencourt NOTE The mutilated bodies of five young boys are among the victims If you object to that, don t read the story.The story has excellent writing, an intriguing and fri [...]

    7. A well written thrillerAntonio Urias paints a vivid picture of San Francisco at the turn of the last century The poverty and squalor is palpable He chills with the story of a ruthless reporter tracking down the mystery of bodies being pulled out from the bay minus their internal organs The characters are wonderfully colourful and fleshed out especially Madame Galliano A well constructed thriller Give it a try you won t be disappointed.

    8. The author delves not only into murder and mystery but spiritualism and the occult in this fast paced tale Theodore Atwood is a reporter or rather is trying to be a reporter again, he has been disgraced in his profession When a killer is on the loose and bodies are piling up, Theodore wants to find the killer and finds himself drawn into a seedy underworld and a thrilling drama.

    9. Unusual Unusual story with a strange twist for an ending A unique story, but I haven t heard before Definitely not your normal mystery

    10. I don t think I am reading the same book as so of the reviewers.Fast paced NoScary NoKept me in suspense Err no Nothing much happened and I really wanted to love this book.

    11. Any book about San Francisco interest s me as it is my favourite city The history of that city is one of the most fascinating Antonio Urias story, The Alchemist in the Attic , set in 1899 in a world of underground science would satisfy the most demanding reader Great story telling.

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