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In her second volume of short stories, which follows the hugely successful 'Encounters', Barbara Erskine has created a compelling world of love, betrayal, suspense and grief. A biographer investigating a tragic death hears voices from the past drawing her towards the truth...A nineteenth century parson's daughter is caught up in the excitement and romance of a smuggling intrigue...A young boy from a deprived background finds his own haven in the wastelands of the inner city...Contemporary, historical, spooky, and humorous - there are over thirty delightful stories, each one guaranteed to capture the reader's imagination, and all demonstrating Barbara Erskine's unique powers as a storyteller.
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Bestselling author of Lady of Hay
'Vivid, romantic, and deliciously scary' - Living
'Barbara Erskine's storytelling talent is undeniable.' - The TimesAbout the Author:
A historian by training, Barbara Erskine is the author of thirteen bestselling novels that demonstrate her interest in both history and the supernatural, plus three collections of short stories. Her books have appeared in at least twenty-six languages. Her first novel, Lady of Hay, has sold over three million copies worldwide. She lives with her family in an ancient manor house near Colchester and in a cottage near Hay-on-Wye.
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1996. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0002252384