Two incredibly likeable, headstrong heroines . . . watching them flourish is captivating. With these dynamic women at the helm, Kayte weaves a clever tale of plant treachery involving exotic and perilous encounters in Chile, plus lashings of gentle romance. Compelling storytelling
Nunn has so exquisitely researched 19th-century Cornwall and Chile you can almost smell the fragrance of the flowers, the touch of the flora on your fingertips.
There's an easy familiarity to Kayte Nunn's new novel and it's all down to her two incredibly likeable, headstrong heroines.
The Botanist's Daughter has adventure, danger, love, loyalty, murder and the exoticness of a different culture. What more could a reader require?
In these parallel narratives, Elizabeth's and Anna's journeys of discovery gradually intertwine in a charming and racy adventure of unexpected passion and intrigue.