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Whispers in the Sand by Barbara Erskine
  

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From the bestselling author of Lady of Hay comes Whispers in the Sand, set in richly mysterious Egypt, where past and present collide.

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Synopsis

Whispers in the Sand by Barbara Erskine

Recently divorced, Anna decides to cheer herself up by retracing a journey her great grandmother made in the nineteenth century: a Nile cruise from Luxor to the Valley of the Kings. Anna carries with her on the voyage two mementoes of her great-grandmother Louisa: an ancient Egyptian scent bottle, and the diary of that original Nile cruise, which has lain unread for a hundred years. As she follows in Louisa's footsteps, Anna discovers in the diary the chilling secret of the scent bottle and is pursued by the same terrifying spectres as her great grandmother.

Reviews

Praise for Barbara Erskine The Warrior's Princess:

'An engrossing race against time
Woman and Home

'This is one of the most gripping page-turners I've read'
Sun

'Barbara's many bestsellers: 'Her forte is mood, atmosphere and the toe-curling frisson'
Elizabeth Buchan, Sunday Times

About the Author

Barbara Erskine

Barbara Erskine was our Guest Editor in July 2012 - click here - to see the books that inspired her writing.

An historian by training, Barbara Erskine is the author of thirteen novels, at once demonstrating her interest in history and the supernatural, plus four collections of short stories. Her books have appeared in at least twenty-six languages. Barbara’s first novel, Lady of Hay, has sold over three million copies worldwide to date. She lives in Hay-on-Wye.

Author photo © Karolina Webb

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Book Info

Publication date

1st February 2009

Author

Barbara Erskine

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Author's Website

www.barbara-erskine.co.uk/

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Publisher

HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Format

Paperback
592 pages

Categories

Historical Fiction
Romantic Fiction
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Historical fiction

ISBN

9780007288649

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