From the three million copy bestselling author of Lady of Hay comes the big new novel by the bestselling author of WHISPERS IN THE SAND is a gripping tale of witchcraft and romance, past and present, as her modern-day characters are caught up in a battle that has been raging for hundreds of years.The parish of Manningtree and Mistley has a dark history. In 1644, Cromwell's Witchfinder General tortured scores of women there, including Liza the herbalist, whose cottage still stands. Some say the spirits of his victims still haunt the old shop on the High Street...Emma Dickson gave up her high-flying career to live in Liza's cottage, but as Halloween approaches, visions of a terrible past are driving her to madness. In despair, Emma turns to the local rector for help, but he, too, is in the grip of something inexplicably dangerous...
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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.Review:
`Readers of Barbara Erskine are held in thrall'Woman's Realm`Stephen King meeting Ruth Rendell'Frank Delaney'Barbara Erskine's storytelling talent is undeniable' The Times
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Book Description Harpercollins Publishers, London, 2002. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. 1st Edition. Bookseller Inventory # 025000
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0006512089
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110006512089