The Inheritor's Powder

An engrossing history that recounts the popularity of arsenic poisoning in the early 19th century, and its enormous influence on the future of forensic toxicology.

July 28: Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin eloped on this day in 1814.

Crime fiction legends Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly discuss the new book that unites their beloved sleuths Patrick Kenzie and Harry Bosch.