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THALLIUM – The Poisoner’s Poison!

It’s not often that I come across a method to kill a character in a novel with delightful efficiency and flair, but thallium is one of those chemicals. Thallium is a bluish-white metal that, in pure form, is odorless and … Continue reading

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THALLIUM – The Poisoner’s Poison!

It’s not often that I come across a method to kill a character in one of my novels with delightful efficiency and flair, but thallium is one of those chemicals. It piqued my interest some time ago and I couldn’t … Continue reading

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THALLIUM – The Poisoner’s Poison!

Thallium is a bluish-white metal that, in pure form, is odorless and tasteless.  When combined with other substances like chlorine or iodine, it turns colorless-to-white with maybe a slight yellow tinge.  It dissolves easily in water.  In other words, it’s … Continue reading

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