Aster's father Jack, is reported missing presumed killed from the trenches of Flanders. Soon after, her mother Violet, dashing up to London on receiving an urgent telegram, is killed in a tragic accident. The only thing Aster has to remember her mother by is her Flower Book, a journal of pressed flowers that charts Violet's life and dreams - and keeps all her secrets. On her 21st birthday, Aster receives devastating news that turns everything she believes about herself upside down. Will Aster finally discover what really happened to Violet and Jack? Will the Flower Book reveal the truth at last?
Originally published: London: Allison & Busby, 2013