A gripping historical novel inspired by Florence Boot, the woman behind the nation’s favourite chemist!
On the beautiful island of Jersey, Florence Rowe lives a quiet life working in her father’s bookshop. Life for the Rowe family is good, but Florence can’t help yearning for more…
When Jesse Boot, the successful owner of Boots the chemist, arrives on the island, Florence is immediately captivated by his tales of life in a busy, bustling city on the mainland. For the first time ever, Florence imagines a life away from the constraints of Jersey society, of being someone more than just a shopgirl.
Until her parents reveal the shocking news they will refuse any marriage proposal from Mr Boot. Can Florence find a way to be with the man she loves and make a new life for herself?
Readers are loving Mrs Boots:
‘A book that drew me in…I cuddle up on my reading chair and entered the world of Boots’ Abby
‘Vibrant, believable, characters and an absorbing plot’ Tabby
‘This will definitely pull at your heartstrings…Loved it’ Beverley
‘I’m so glad this is the beginning of a series and I can't wait to read the rest! Wonderfully written’ Grace
‘If you like historical novels this is a book for you’ Bookoholic Cafe
‘A gorgeous start to a new historical series that captivated, charmed and inspired me’ Adele
‘A great and powerful read about love, relationships, and the trials and tribulations in between…a true thrill’ Donna
‘Watch this author–this is a series you'll want to stick with’ Micah
About the author
Deborah Carr lives on the island of Jersey in the Channel Islands with her husband and three rescue dogs. She became interested in books set in WW1 when researching her great-grandfather's time as a cavalryman in the 17th 21st Lancers.
She is one third of the Blonde Plotters writing group and was Deputy Editor on the online review site, Novelicious.com for seven years.