I am afraid that you sometimes regret that I ever entered your famiCy. Did you never think it was downright mean in me to marry your daughter, when I must ...
Author: Marcelle Harwell
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Marcelle, a young impressionable South Mississippi girl, after a tragic, devastating plane crash, ending in the death of her father, whom she adored. Her life changed forever, she wanted to escape to another world, into the past lives of her ancestors, her great, great Grandmother Augusta, portraying the bride of John, her great, great grandfather. At their ancestral home, "Meadow Woods", after seeing John's handsome portrait, she feels that she already knows him and is indeed in love with him in another time, long ago. Beginning with John and Augusta's early years, meeting for the first time and falling in love. A romance of eternal love that transcends time. They lived in a world of Southern Aristocracy, plantation owners and prominent political figures in Mississippi and Alabama. Their romantic year long honeymoon in Europe, which was captured in Augusta's dairies. From meeting Napoleon III to seeing Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. With adventures from Constantinople to Egypt. Sites consisting of the Ruins of Pompeii to climbing and exploring the Great Pyramids. Then as life is lived on a 7,000 acre plantation, Augusta's life suffers a tragic twist. Stories of American Revolution ancestors of great importance, with family member's being heroines and heros. Post Civil War, portrayal of personalities of a God fearing and loving family, surviving the devastation of the South that they loved. With the survival of a Mississippi plantation after the war, followed by a new generation of the Rice Family, raising thoroughbred horses and starting a dairy. As Augusta relishes in her final years in Europe and then back to the plantation, with children and grandchildren grown. Marcelle must find her way back to the plantation, Marcelle must again see the man that she loved so dearly, what would this homecoming reveal?