The 1848 Journal of Young Lady Primrose.
It is 1998. On a trip into the British countryside, an American woman finds a handwritten journal tucked in the hidden compartment of an antique desk she has just purchased at auction. And, as she reads the words of that journal, she is returned to the world of early Victorian England, through the voice of a 15-year-old girl known only as "Cygnet" - a girl whose innocent yet perceptive voice becomes our tour guide through the English countryside, circa 1848.
The pages of Cygnet's diary form the text of this involving novel. 'Primrose Past' will transport its readers magically back to a simpler time - and involve them in an intriguing mystery, as a question arises about the young woman's background that causes her to reevaluate everything about her life and family. Sure to delight lovers of quality historical fiction, this diverting novel offers a story to treasure.