The Lost Apothecary
February 15, 2022 4:50 PM - Subscribe

This book was my prize from the white elephant book exchange at a Christmastime book club meeting. The story bounces back and forth between early 1800s London, where the secret apothecary exists to help women rid themselves of abusive or cheating husbands, and modern day London, where 30-something Caroline is rediscovering her love of history on a solo 10th anniversary trip that her husband missed because he was cheating on her. It's a really fun and well paced suspense story that will keep you interested until the last page as the historical story unravels while Caroline closes in on understanding what happened, 200 years later. It's also a story of a woman reconnecting with the things that bring passion to her life, while coming to terms with her decision to junk it all 10 years ago to get married.
posted by COD (3 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
That sounds interesting! I’ve added it to my library hold list, so I’ll be back in a few months.
posted by Valancy Rachel at 7:31 PM on February 16, 2022 [1 favorite]

That sounds really good. Thanks for pointing it out!
posted by wenestvedt at 6:43 AM on February 18, 2022

Came back to say- meh. It was fine, but pretty nonsensical
posted by Valancy Rachel at 9:07 AM on March 25, 2022

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