The Book Of Thorns by Hester Fox

The Book of Thorns (2024) by Hester Fox is an historical fiction tale of two sisters, separated as children, who are linked through the magic of language of flowers and a locket that they both wear. Set in 19th-century New England, Cornelia was raised by a cruel uncle who wants to marry her off and Lisbeth was raised as a servant. As Cornelia delves deeper into the mysteries surrounding her past, she travels with Napoleon's army and finds unconventional romance.  Meanwhile, Lisbeth arranges flowers with supernatural power and finds love with a soldier. Written with atmospheric prose and gripping suspense, Fox weaves a spellbinding narrative of love, betrayal, and the power of the supernatural.

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