The author did an excellent job pulling off the dual timeline. I was surprise to learn that The Lost Apothecary is her first book
This book is brilliant, insane and twisted – a grotesque fable, sometimes funny & beautifully written. Even my daughter came to enjoy it after the first chapter
Sara Gillepsie is her family’s sole survivor after a Nazi bombing. Leaving her home in Ireland, she goes to work in England helping the war effort.
A dead young boy, drained of blood is found on the Fleet Rive, London 1678. Sir Edmund Bury Godfrey enlists famous polymath Robert Hooke to help
A novel featuring German detective Bernie Gunther, this time between World War I and II. This is the 14th book in the series, published after Mr. Kerr’s death.
The Seven Wonders: A Novel of the Ancient World by Steven Saylor is a collection of short stories starring the youthful, wise cracking Gordianus.
The story is about an author named David Martin who accepts an assignment to write a book for a very rich client.
An offer too good to be true.
There are many details about the book which are fascinating, the Bolshoi Ballet, the tryouts, dancing, the life of a ballerina, life in post WWII Russia
The past of Bernie Gunther catches up with in 1954 Cuba while doing work for mobster boss Meyer Lansky. Even though this anti-Nazi PI survived the Nazi regime
This is an enjoyable book which was hard to categorize. A bit historical fiction, a bit mystery &court room drama – a legal mystery might fit the bill