This is a collection of 30 stories by Barbara Erskine: most contemporary, a few historical, some spooky or humorous, many of them love stories. This is the second volume of stories created for the women's magazine market over recent years, including a number written especially for this volume.
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In her second volume of short stories, which follows the hugely successful 'Encounters', Barbara Erskine has created a wide and vivid range of worlds and emotions, from love, romance, loneliness, grief, to betrayal, passion, adventure, and compelling suspense.
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… A young woman, struggling to choose between love or her career, finds help from an unexpected source…
Contemporary, historical, spooky, 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.
“Readers of Barbara Erskine are held in thrall”
“Vivid, romantic, and deliciously scary”
“Barbara Erskine’s storytelling talent is undeniable”
A historian by training, Barbara Erskine is the author of many 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 two 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, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 000649613X
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11000649613X