Dr. Potter's Medicine Show (Mass Market Paperbound)

By Eric Scott Fischl

Angry Robot, 9780857666383, 352pp.

Publication Date: February 7, 2017

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Description

The year is 1878. Dr Alexander Potter, disgraced Civil War surgeon, now snake-oil salesman, travels the Pacific Northwest with a disheartened company of strongmen, fortune-tellers, and musical whores. Under their mysterious and murderous leader they entertain the masses while hawking the Chock-a-saw Sagwa Tonic, a vital elixir touted to cure all ills both physical and spiritual. For a few unfortunate customers, however, the Sagwa offers something much, much worse.

For drunken dentist Josiah McDaniel, the Sagwa has taken everything from him; in the hired company of two accidental outlaws, the bickering brothers Solomon Parker and Agamemnon Rideout, he looks to revenge himself on the Elixir's creator: Dr. Morrison Hedwith, businessman, body-thief, and secret alchemist, a man who is running out of time.

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About the Author

Eric Scott Fischl writes novels of speculative historical fiction and the supernatural. He lives in Montana's Bitterroot Mountains. verbadverb.com twitter.com/eric_fischl Author hometown: Montana, USA
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