Whispers in the Sand

by Barbara Erskine

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Whispers in the Sand Synopsis

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.

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Whispers in the Sand Press Reviews

Praise for Barbara Erskine The Warrior's Princess:

 

'An engrossing race against time
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'This is one of the most gripping page-turners I've read'
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'Barbara's many bestsellers: 'Her forte is mood, atmosphere and the toe-curling frisson'
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ISBN: 9780007288649
Publication date: 19/02/2009
Publisher: Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780007288649
Publication date: 19th February 2009
Author: Barbara Erskine
Publisher: Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 432 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Historical Fiction,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Historical fiction,

About 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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