The Lost Apothecary

The Lost Apothecary

The Lost Apothecary

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Named Most Anticipated of 2021 by Newsweek, Good Housekeeping, Hello! magazine, Oprah.com, Bustle, Popsugar, Betches, Sweet July, and GoodReads! March 2021 Indie Next Pick and #1 LibraryReads Pick “A bold, edgy, accomplished debut!” —Kate Quinn, New York Times bestselling author of The Alice Network A forgotten history. A secret network of women. A legacy of poison and revenge. Welcome to The Lost Apothecary… Hidden in the depths of eighteenth-century London, a secret apothecary shop caters to an unusual kind of clientele. 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. With crackling suspense, unforgettable characters and searing insight, The Lost Apothecary is a subversive and intoxicating debut novel of secrets, vengeance and the remarkable ways women can save each other despite the barrier of time.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Sarah Penner
Publisher : Harlequin
Release : 2021-03-02
Total Pages : 301 Pages
ISBN : 9781488077494


The Lost Apothecary

The Lost Apothecary

With crackling suspense, unforgettable characters and searing insight, The Lost Apothecary is a subversive and intoxicating debut novel of secrets, vengeance and the remarkable ways women can save each other despite the barrier of time. Hidden in the depths of eighteenth-century London, a secret apothecary shop caters to an unusual kind of clientele. 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. Shortlisted for the HWA Debut Crown Award 2021's Most Highly Anticipated New Books Newsweek Most Anticipated Books of 2021 Popsugar 'A bold, edgy, accomplished debut!' Kate Quinn, New York Times bestselling author of The Alice Network and The Huntress 'Intriguing... Readers who enjoy parallel historical/contemporary narratives about women's lives, such as Claire McMillan's The Necklace or Liz Trenow's The Forgotten Seamstress, will enjoy the historical details and mystery in this engrossing tale.' Library Journal 'Readers who enjoy Katherine Howe and Susanna Kearsley will be drawn to this promising, fast-paced debut.' Booklist 'A superb debut novel... crackling with suspense, this is an original and compelling story' WI Life

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Sarah Penner
Publisher : Large Print Press
Release : 2022-03-30
Total Pages : Pages
ISBN : 1432896652


The Apothecary

The Apothecary

It's 1952 and the Scott family has just moved from Los Angeles to London. Here, fourteen-year-old Janie meets a mysterious apothecary and his son, Benjamin Burrows - a fascinating boy who's not afraid to stand up to authority and dreams of becoming a spy. When Benjamin's father is kidnapped, Janie and Benjamin must uncover the secrets of the apothecary's sacred book, the Pharmacopoeia, in order to find him, all while keeping it out of the hands of their enemies - Russian spies in possession of nuclear weapons. Discovering and testing potions they never believed could exist, Janie and Benjamin embark on a dangerous race to save the apothecary and prevent impending disaster. Together with Ian Schoenherr's breathtaking illustrations, this is a truly stunning package from cover to cover.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Maile Meloy
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2011-10-04
Total Pages : 384 Pages
ISBN : 9781101535745


Summary Of The Lost Apothecary

Summary Of The Lost Apothecary

Summary of The Lost Apothecary Short Summary: In 1971 in London, Nella runs a mysterious pharmacist shop, wrongfully giving poison for ladies to murder men who have violated them. When the police track her down, a little youngster who had been helping her, Eliza, offers herself to save Nella. However, a (perhaps magick) tincture Eliza made winds up saving them both, and Nella understands that dealing these poisons isn't the best approach to fix the torment of cheating. In present day, Caroline is a lady who has been cheated on by her significant other. She discovers a piece of information (a vial) about the pharmacist shop, finds it, finds Eliza's contribution, and eventually chooses to throw the vial back into the water to stay quiet. In The Lost Pharmacist, Nella runs a mysterious pharmacist shop taken cover behind a phony back divider in London where she offers poison to ladies, spread by gossip, to be utilized against the men in their lives who have violated them. She keeps a logbook of every exchange. Nella started administering poisons when she was double-crossed by a sweetheart, Frederick. He had ended up being married, yet when Nella had revealed to him she was pregnant, he'd sneakily given Nella a spice to cause a miscarriage. In the present day, Caroline has recently found that her significant other of ten years, James, was cheating on her. She's in London for the trip they should have gone on together. She goes on a mudlarking (searching for old articles in the mud) visit through the Thames and finds a light blue vial carved with a bear (the emblem of Nella's pharmacist shop). Curious about the vial, she starts to examine its history. She's helped by Gaynor, a lady who works at the English Gallery. Back in 1791, a 12-year-old young lady, Eliza Fanning visits Nella's shop. Eliza was asked by her employer, Mrs. Amwell, to bring a poison to kill her husband, Mr. Amwell (it's suggested he is a child molester who has focused on Eliza). The poison functions as expected, and Mr. Amwell dies. Eliza before long re-visits Nella's pharmacy, communicating an interest in Nella's exchange. Eliza is likewise quick to take a break from the Amwell house since she is concerned that Mr. Amwell's ghost is haunting her since she has begun dying (however in reality she has started her period). In present day, Caroline tracks down a reference to an amazing pharmacist, which prompts a potential area for the shop. She runs into a neglected little rear door and at last discovers what previously was Nella's pharmacist shop. She takes photographs of what she sees, including Nella's old logbook, and she later interprets these into notes, including Nella's depictions of her poisons. Back in 1791, a lady named Lady Beatrice Clarence enters Nella's shop, needing to harm her husband’s mistress. At the point when Nella declines to intentionally harm another lady, Lady Clarence takes steps to report Nella to the police. Nella hesitantly satisfies the request with Eliza's help. In the mean time, Eliza visits an enchantment shop to attempt to manage Mr. Amwell's ghost, and she winds up stirring up an enchantment tincture to turn around "bad fortune". Here is a Preview of What You Will Get: ⁃ A Full Book Summary ⁃ An Analysis ⁃ Fun quizzes ⁃ Quiz Answers ⁃ Etc Get a copy of this summary and learn about the book.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Alexander Cooper
Publisher : BookSummaryGr
Release : 2021-07-09
Total Pages : Pages
ISBN : 9791220823913


As You Were

As You Were

Shortlisted for the Rathbones Folio Prize • Winner of the 2021 Kate O'Brien Award • Winner of the 2021 Dalkey Emerging Writer Award Sinéad Hynes is a tough, driven, funny young property developer with a terrifying secret. No-one knows it: not her fellow patients in a failing hospital, and certainly not her family. She has confided only in Google and a shiny magpie. But she can't go on like this, tirelessly trying to outstrip her past and in mortal fear of her future. Across the ward, Margaret Rose is running her chaotic family from her rose-gold Nokia. In the neighbouring bed, Jane, rarely but piercingly lucid, is searching for a decent bra and for someone to listen. And Sinéad needs them both. As You Were is about intimate histories, institutional failures, the kindness of strangers, and the darkly present past of modern Ireland; about women's stories and women's struggles; about seizing the moment to be free. Wildly funny, desperately tragic, inventive and irrepressible, As You Were introduces a brilliant voice in Irish fiction with a book that is absolutely of our times.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Elaine Feeney
Publisher : Biblioasis
Release : 2021-10-05
Total Pages : 320 Pages
ISBN : 9781771964449


Lover Unveiled

Lover Unveiled

The #1 New York Times bestselling Black Dagger Brotherhood series returns with Sahvage, a powerful MMA fighter with a buried secret that can change the world of Caldwell forever. The next in J.R. Ward's Black Dagger Brotherhood series.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : J.R. Ward
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2021-04-20
Total Pages : 512 Pages
ISBN : 9781501195129


Lucifer Book Five

Lucifer Book Five

Cast out of Heaven, thrown down to rule in Hell, Lucifer Morningstar has resigned his post and abandoned his kingdom for the mortal city of Los Angeles. In this final LUCIFER volume, the war in Heaven reaches its universe-shaking conclusion, as the forces of Heaven, Hell, and everyone in between wage a final battle to determine the fate of both Yahweh and Lucifer's Creations - a fate no one, not even the Lightbringer, could foresee. And in the aftermath of the battle, how will Lucifer and his cohorts pick up their lives and tie up loose ends? Collects LUCIFER #62-75.

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Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
Author : Mike Carey
Publisher : DC
Release : 2014-12-30
Total Pages : Pages
ISBN : 9781401257170


The Forgotten Seamstress

The Forgotten Seamstress

"An intriguing patchwork of past and present, upstairs and downstairs, hope and despair." —Daisy Goodwin, New York Times bestselling author of The American Heiress She Kept Her Secret for a Lifetime... A shy girl with no family, Maria knows she's lucky to have landed in the sewing room of the royal household. Before World War I casts its shadow, she catches the eye of the Prince of Wales, a glamorous and intense gentleman. But her life takes a far darker turn, and soon all she has left is a fantastical story about her time at Buckingham Palace. Decades later, Caroline Meadows discovers a beautiful quilt in her mother's attic. When she can't figure out the meaning of the message embroidered into its lining, she embarks on a quest to reveal its mystery, a puzzle that only seems to grow more important to her own heart. As Caroline pieces together the secret history of the quilt, she comes closer and closer to the truth about Maria. Page-turning and heartbreaking, The Forgotten Seamstress weaves together past and present in an unforgettable journey.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Liz Trenow
Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
Release : 2014-05-06
Total Pages : 336 Pages
ISBN : 9781402282492


Nutrient Timing

Nutrient Timing

If you are serious about weight training, you have probably experienced the ''plateau phenomenon.'' You train harder, you consume extra protein in your diet, but you just don't get the strength and power gains that you want. For the last ten years sports nutrition has focused on what to eat. The latest research from leading sports science labs now shows that when you eat may be even more important. Nutrient Timing adds the missing dimension to sports nutrition, the dimension of time. By timing specific nutrition to your muscle's 24-hour growth cycle, you can activate your body's natural anabolic agents to increase muscle growth and gain greater muscle mass than you ever thought possible. Nutrient Timing is the biggest advance in sports nutrition in over a decade.

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Genre : Health & Fitness
Author : John Ivy, Ph.D.
Publisher : ReadHowYouWant.com
Release : 2009-04-21
Total Pages : 336 Pages
ISBN : 9781442974319


Sisters Of Night And Fog

Sisters Of Night And Fog

Named a Most Anticipated Book of 2022 by Buzzfeed · Bookbub · BookTrib · and more! Two women, two countries. Nothing in common but a call to fight. A heart-stopping new novel based on the extraordinary true stories of an American socialite and a British secret agent whose stunning acts of courage collide in the darkest hours of World War II. 1940. In a world newly burning with war, and in spite of her American family’s wishes, Virginia d’Albert-Lake decides to stay in occupied France with her French husband. She’s sure that if they keep their heads down, they’ll survive. But is surviving enough? Nineteen-year-old Violette Szabo has seen the Nazis’ evil up close and is desperate to fight them. But when she meets the man who’ll change her life only for tragedy to strike, Violette’s adrift. Until she enters the radar of Britain’s secret war organization—the Special Operations Executive—and a new fire is lit in her as she decides just how much she’s willing to risk to enlist. As Virginia and Violette navigate resistance, their clandestine deeds come to a staggering halt when they are brought together at Ravensbrück concentration camp. The decisions they make will change their lives, and the world, forever.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Erika Robuck
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2022-03-01
Total Pages : 480 Pages
ISBN : 9780593102176