Charlotte Betts discusses her new novel The Apothecary’s Daughter and her journey to becoming a published author. A blend of Charlotte’s passions for historical fiction, herbal remedies and a good love story – The Apothecary’s Daughter is a heady brew!
“It is 1664 and Susannah Leyton has grown up in her father’s old apothecary shop in bustling Fleet Street, rich with the aroma of rosemary, lavender, liquorish and turpentine. A skilled student of the apothecary’s craft, she even impresses handsome, austere Doctor William Ambrose with her medical knowledge. But everything changes for Susannah when her father remarries and she is caught in a battle of wills with her step-mother. When she receives a proposal of marriage from William’s handsome and charming cousin Henry Savage, she believes her prayers have been answered. But her new husband is a complex and troubled man and married life is not what she expected…”