Emily Foster returns to the old Victorian home where she grew up hearing the stories of star-crossed lovers Nicholas Langford and Emily’s ancestor, Elinor Foster.

Emily becomes increasingly obsessed by thoughts of Nicholas, and she is pulled back into his time in the person of Elinor.

Upon returning to her own time, Emily learns from a local soothsayer that she needs to go back to 1897 to right a wrong and save the lives of Elinor and Nicholas.


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"A Time Travel Unique in Plot and Characters"
Reviewed by Leslie Tramposch
Posted March 24, 2002

I thought this story was rather unique both in plot and in the fact that it had three main characters. It is also written in such a way that keeps the reader turning pages. In fact the tale unwinds in such a way that it is difficult to review without Read more...

"Wonderful! A mesmerizing time travel romance."
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted March 24, 2002

When The Lilacs Boom enchanted me. I read it from start to finish. A romantic read reminiscent of film from Hollywood's golden era. Emily Foster returns to the old Victorian home where she grew up. Still replete with memories as well as the tales of star-crossed lovers Nicholas Read more...


When the Lilacs Bloom
by Linda Colwell

Avid Press
January 1, 2000
Available: November 9, 2006
ISBN #1929761309
EAN #9781929761302
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