“Rose in Bloom” is the sequel to Alcott’s “Eight Cousins” and finds Rose Campbell returning from a voyage overseas to a life vastly altered. An heiress and of age, Rose is now faced with the various travails and vicissitudes that come with adult life. “Rose in Bloom” will appeal to lovers of Alcott’s seminal literature, and it is not to be missed by those who have read and enjoyed “Eight Cousins”. Louisa May Alcott (1832 – 1888) was an American short story writer, novelist, and poet most famous for writing the novel “Little Women”, as well as its sequels “Little Men” and “Jo’s Boys”. She grew up in New England and became associated with numerous notable intellectuals of her time, including Nathaniel Hawthorne, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Henry David Thoreau. Other notable works by this author include: “An Old-Fashioned Girl” (1886), “Eight Cousins” (1869), and “A Long Fatal Love Chase” (1875). Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with the original text and artwork.