Lydia Kang, author of A Beautiful Poison, on tour August 2017

Posted By on May 22, 2017

About A Beautiful Poison

  • Paperback: 350 pages
  • Publisher: Lake Union Publishing (August 1, 2017)

Just beyond the Gilded Age, in the mist-covered streets of New York, the deadly Spanish influenza ripples through the city. But with so many victims in her close circle, young socialite Allene questions if the flu is really to blame. All appear to have been poisoned—and every death was accompanied by a mysterious note.

Desperate for answers and dreading her own engagement to a wealthy gentleman, Allene returns to her passion for scientific discovery and recruits her long-lost friends, Jasper and Birdie, for help. The investigation brings her closer to Jasper, an apprentice medical examiner at Bellevue Hospital who still holds her heart, and offers the delicate Birdie a last-ditch chance to find a safe haven before her fragile health fails.

As more of their friends and family die, alliances shift, lives become entangled, and the three begin to suspect everyone—even each other. As they race to find the culprit, Allene, Birdie, and Jasper must once again trust each other, before one of them becomes the next victim.

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About Lydia Kang

Lydia Kang is a physician and author of fiction, poetry, and non-fiction. She was born in Baltimore, Maryland and graduated from Columbia University and New York University School of Medicine. She completed her residency and chief residency at Bellevue Hospital in New York City and currently lives in the midwest, where she continues to practice internal medicine.

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Lydia Kang’s TLC Book Tours TOUR STOPS:

Tuesday, August 1st: Reading Reality

Tuesday, August 1st: Reviews from the Heart

Wednesday, August 2nd: 5 Minutes for Books

Thursday, August 3rd: The Maiden’s Court

Friday, August 4th: No More Grumpy Bookseller

Monday, August 7th: Write Read Life

Tuesday, August 8th: Kahakai Kitchen and Instagram

Tuesday, August 8th: A Chick Who Reads

Wednesday, August 9th: Readaholic Zone

Thursday, August 10th: Black ‘n Gold Girl’s Book Reviews

Friday, August 11th: I Brought a Book

Sunday, August 13th: Broken Teepee

Wednesday, August 16th: Thoughts from a Highly Caffeinated Mind blog and Instagram

Thursday, August 17th: A. Holland Reads

Friday, August 18th: Patricia’s Wisdom

Monday, August 21st: Just Commonly

Tuesday, August 22nd: A Bookish Way of Life

Wednesday, August 23rd: Mama Vicky Says

Thursday, August 24th: Just One More Chapter

Friday, August 25th: Kritter’s Ramblings

Friday, September 1st: From the TBR Pile

Monday, September 4th: Reading is My SuperPower

Friday, September 22nd: Writer Unboxed – author guest post

TBD: Books a la Mode


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