The Apothecary's Daughter

The Apothecary's Daughter

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The ebook bestseller 1665. Susannah Leyton has grown up behind the counter of her father's apothecary shop in bustling Fleet Street. A skilled student - the resinous scents of lavender, rosemary, liquorice and turpentine run in her blood - her father has granted her the freedom to pursue her considerable talents. But Susannah is dealt a shocking blow when her widowed father marries again, and her new step-mother seems determined to remove her from the apothecary shop for good. A proposal of marriage from the charming Henry Savage seems to offer Susannah an escape. But as the plague sweeps through London, tragedy strikes, and dark secrets in her husband's past begin to unfold. It will take all of Susannah's courage and passion to save herself from tragedy ...show more

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  • Electronic book text
  • Little, Brown Book Group
  • PIATKUS BOOKS
  • United Kingdom
  • 0748124950
  • 9780748124954

About Charlotte Betts

Charlotte Betts began her working life as a fashion designer in London. A career followed in interior design, property management and lettings. Always a bookworm, Charlotte discovered her passion for writing after her three children and two step-children grew up. Her debut novel, The Apothecary's Daughter, won the YouWriteOn Book of the Year Award in 2010, the Joan Hessayon Award for New Writers, was shortlisted for the Best Historical Read at the Festival of Romance in 2011 and won the RNA's RoNA award, Historical Category, in 2013. Her second novel, The Painter's Apprentice, was also shortlisted for Best Historical Read at the Festival of Romance in 2012. Charlotte lives with her husband in a cottage in the woods on the Hampshire/Berkshire border. Visit her website at www.charlottebetts.com and follow her on twitter at www.twitter.com/CharlotteBetts1show more

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