Peeking into Mr. Thomas Worthington’s Most Excellent Bookshop, Miss Livingstone is knocked bustle over teakettle by his ominous partner, Mr. Manush. She stumbles into an enthralling mystery of time-traveling stone amulets hidden in a curious cabinet at the back of the shop. Thrown thirty years into the future she’s captivated by the older Mr. Worthington in 1941. The gentleman is intriguing in any decade. When timelines tangle in an imposing twist of fate, she enlists the help of her best friend Janie and soon finds a key – a magical one! A gypsy’s gift in Paris sends her flying on a dirigible in 1815, and spinning further back in time with Mr. Manush in perilous pursuit. Collecting books on her remarkable journeys, the inquisitive Miss Livingstone uncovers mysteries of life and love. And she always takes the steam train home.