In the right dose, everything is a poison. Even love . . . Jessamine Luxton has lived all her sixteen years in an isolated cottage near Alnwick Castle, with little company apart from the plants in her garden. Her father, Thomas, a feared and respected apothecary, has taught her much about... read more
“There is no life without death, true, but needless killing is an abomination.”Weed
“You see, Jessamine, love is a kind of poison; one of my favorite kinds, in fact. It infects the blood; it takes over the mind; it seizes dominion over the body.”
“Nature makes so many beautiful things. But I did not know until you that nature could make a girl so beautiful.”Weed
“My voice will rain down on him, and then we shall see what glorious orchid may blossom from this shy, unwanted Weed.”Jessamine Luxton
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