The Apothecary Rose : Owen Archer

  • by Candace Robb
  • Narrated by Stephen Thorne
  • Series: Owen Archer
  • 10 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

It is the year of our Lord 1363. And in the cathedral city of York, people are dying in mysterious circumstances. But there seems to be a common thread - the herbal remedies dispensed by Nicholas Wilton, Master Apothecary. The first victim is an anonymous pilgrim. But when a highborn nobleman dies after taking the same potion the authorities decide to act.
Dispatched to York, in disguise, to unravel the mystery, Owen Archer, former Captain of Archers, apprentices himself to the Apothecary. But it is from Wilton’s beautiful wife Lucie that he must learn the arcane secrets of the trade. Slowly but surely, Owen begins to uncover the truth. And when the deaths continue, he realises to his horror he must count Lucie among the suspects.

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Good historical who done it

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

If you are a fan of the medieval-ish period and who done its then I highly recommend this audio book. Good plot and well read.


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- R. J. Bartlett

The Apothecary Rose

This was the first book I listened to and was hooked. Stephen Thorne is a good narrator and brought Owen Archer to life.
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- Penelope

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-03-2011
  • Publisher: Random House AudioBooks