Born into a world seething with treachery and suspicion, Eleanor Goodricke grows up on the Somerset Levels just after the English Civil Wars, heiress to her late mother's estates and daughter of a Puritan soldier who fears for his brilliant daughter with her dangerous passion for natural history - and for butterflies in particular.
Her reckless courage will take her to places where no woman of her day ever dared to go.
Her fearless ambition will give her a place in history for all time.
But it is her passionate heart which will lead her into a consuming love - and mortal peril.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 672 pages
- Publisher: Cornerstone
- Publication Date: 12/06/2010
- Category: Historical fiction
- ISBN: 9781848091658