Beatrice has a normal family life, parents go out, sister gets babysat over the road, and she and her brother argue a lot. Then she travels to the past, 1864 to be precise. She is well known by everybody and so is her brother, he has also travelled with her. Despite all efforts to return home its useless, so Beatrice and Bradley are forced to get along and live life as normal. Beatrice must marry and Bradley must find love or move out. But everything is not as it seems and problems arise. With many twist and turns, and this novel is definitely not as black and white as it seems.