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The lost apothecary / Sarah Penner.

By: Penner, Sarah [author.]Material type: TextTextPublication details: Toronto, Ontario : Park Row Books, 2021Description: 301 pages : illustration ; 24 cmISBN: 9780778311010; 0778311015Subject(s): Pharmacists -- Fiction | Murder -- Fiction | Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction | Secrecy -- Fiction | London (England) -- Fiction | London (England) -- 18th century -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. | Detective and mystery fiction.DDC classification: 813.6 Summary: Hidden in the depths of eighteenth-century London, a secret apothecary shop caters to an unusual kind of client�ele. Women across the city whisper of a mysterious figure named Nella who sells well-disguised poisons to use against the oppressive men in their lives. But the apothecary's fate is jeopardized when her newest patron, a precocious twelve-year-old, makes a fatal mistake, sparking a string of consequences that echo through the centuries. Meanwhile in present-day London, aspiring historian Caroline Parcewell spends her tenth wedding anniversary alone, running from her own demons. When she stumbles upon a clue to the unsolved apothecary murders that haunted London two hundred years ago, her life collides with the apothecary's in a stunning twist of fate, and not everyone will survive.
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Hidden in the depths of eighteenth-century London, a secret apothecary shop caters to an unusual kind of client�ele. Women across the city whisper of a mysterious figure named Nella who sells well-disguised poisons to use against the oppressive men in their lives. But the apothecary's fate is jeopardized when her newest patron, a precocious twelve-year-old, makes a fatal mistake, sparking a string of consequences that echo through the centuries. Meanwhile in present-day London, aspiring historian Caroline Parcewell spends her tenth wedding anniversary alone, running from her own demons. When she stumbles upon a clue to the unsolved apothecary murders that haunted London two hundred years ago, her life collides with the apothecary's in a stunning twist of fate, and not everyone will survive.

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