The Herbarium & The Chesil Apothecary illustrated stories

These unique illustrated quirky stories came to be when I made the decision to write only what I loved. I love plants, so each section was inspired by a different wild flower or herb. Over 20 charming black-and-white illustrations per book.


The Herbarium

Some very odd people begin to gather at the Hartstongue Inn, deep in the forest. But who are they, why are they there – and what secrets to they have to hide? The Herbarium reveals its unique mysteries one by one…


The Chesil Apothecary

Inspired by the stark beauty and wild flowers of Chesil Beach, this is the story of a wandering ‘plant whisperer’ – and the startling magical secrets that follow him along the shingle…

Available as a pair from or can be ordered from Waterstones.