Ginny Hamilton is turning sixteen and has a fortnight before her cotillion ball at Magnolia Grove Plantation. In that time, she prepares for the return of William Brown, who has been studying to be a doctor. She is determined to enlighten him to the fact that she is all grown up now and hopes for a romance, as she has been smitten with him since she was ten. In the midst of picnics, plantation races, and foxhunting, Ginny and William encounter one adventure - and injury - after another. Two sisters come to visit who vie for William's attention, resorting to extreme measures in order to do so. Sam Bowen, a cousin of Ginny's step-father, also comes to visit, with his eyes on plantation life as well as Ginny. A scandal threatens to ruin all of Ginny's hopes and dreams, and she discovers that she must be bold and stand up for herself in order to redeem her virtue and achieve her dreams.
About the Author
Cheryl R. Lane was born and raised in Tennessee and went to college at East Tennessee State University before marrying her high school sweetheart and moving to Virginia Beach, Virginia. She started writing as a hobby while in college after purchasing Southern Heritage cookbooks, which were filled with pages of beautiful old plantation homes. She wrote more after moving to Virginia Beach and visiting beautifully restored homes in Williamsburg as well as plantations on the James River. She has been working as a medical transcriptionist for over 20 years while writing on the side and finally decided to self-publish her first book, "Wellington Cross", on Amazon through Kindle Direct Publishing as well as in print through CreateSpace. She is still married to her sweetheart after 25 years and has one son and a Havanese bichon. She is currently working on her next novel.