The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner

The Lost Apothecary

Sarah Penner

fiction historical thriller challenging mysterious fast-paced

352 pages | first published 2021

Description

In this addictive and spectacularly imagined debut, a female apothecary secretly dispenses poisons to liberate women from the men who have wronged them—setting three lives across centuries on a dangerous collision course.Rule #1: The poison must n...
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Moods

mysterious 81%
adventurous 54%
dark 33%
emotional 33%
reflective 20%
tense 18%
sad 13%
hopeful 12%
inspiring 10%
informative 9%
challenging 5%
lighthearted 5%
relaxing 1%
funny 0%

Pace

medium 57%
fast 29%
slow 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 51% | Character: 24% | Plot: 23% | N/A: 0%

Strong character development?

Yes: 61% | No: 19% | It's complicated: 18% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 54% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 18% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 81% | Yes: 9% | It's complicated: 4% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 55% | No: 24% | It's complicated: 18% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.7