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A Botanist’s Guide to Parties and Poisons

With its intriguing 1920s academia setting and two likable central characters, A Botanist’s Guide to Parties and Poisons is a promising start to a new historical mystery series.

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In 1923, Saffron Everleigh is the only female research assistant at University College London. She hopes to make a name for herself in botany and gain the respect of her male colleagues, many of whom question whether she deserves to be there. While attending a department party meant to celebrate an upcoming university-funded expedition to…

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