Library Lady Book Review, The Fever Tree

fever tree                                                          By Jennifer McVeigh

The tale of The Fever Tree begins in mid-century England, but soon transports the reader to the diamond mines of South Africa.   Frances, our heroine, is a naive young woman, a hothouse flower living a life of privilege.  After her father’s reversal of fortune and untimely death, she is left with few options – work as a virtual slave to a harridin aunt, or marry a man she does not love. Continue reading