We gave it a B+
In Dave Duncan’s The Alchemist’s Apprentice, notorious 16th-century seer Nostradamus is suspected of murder after a horoscope predicting a nobleman’s death comes true. His apprentice, Alfeo, seeks the killer, aided by a luscious courtesan and an unreliable demon, Putrid.
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The occult is a grace note in this cynical whodunit, juicy with period detail. B+