Barbara Erskine


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in Nottingham, The United Kingdom
August 10, 1944

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An historian by training, Barbara Erskine is the author of six bestselling novels that demonstrate her interest in both history and the supernatural, plus two collections of short stories. Her books have appeared in at least twenty different languages. She lives with her family in an ancient manor house near Colchester, and in a cottage near Hay-on-Wye.

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Average rating: 4.06 · 42,660 ratings · 3,212 reviews · 37 distinct worksSimilar authors
Lady of Hay

4.06 avg rating — 7,139 ratings — published 1986 — 46 editions
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House of Echoes

4.08 avg rating — 2,963 ratings — published 1996 — 27 editions
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Kingdom of Shadows

4.22 avg rating — 2,522 ratings — published 1988 — 18 editions
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The Ghost Tree

4.14 avg rating — 2,568 ratings — published 2018 — 7 editions
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Midnight is a Lonely Place

4.02 avg rating — 2,507 ratings — published 1994 — 29 editions
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Whispers in the Sand

3.79 avg rating — 2,759 ratings — published 1995 — 32 editions
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Child of the Phoenix

4.30 avg rating — 2,036 ratings — published 1992 — 12 editions
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Hiding from the Light

4.05 avg rating — 2,138 ratings — published 2002 — 15 editions
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On the Edge of Darkness

4.03 avg rating — 1,753 ratings — published 1998 — 16 editions
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Sleeper's Castle

4.17 avg rating — 2,971 ratings — published 2016 — 8 editions
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More books by Barbara Erskine…
“Maybe it is that if these stones speak at all, they speak true,’ she said softly. ‘They speak what will be, not what we want to hear.”
Barbara Erskine, Sleeper's Castle

“What the imagination has made, the imagination can unmake.”
Barbara Erskine, The Ghost Tree

“city. He did not bother to listen to the girl’s words. Her soft English voice sounded tired and blurred under hypnosis and he would have to listen again and again to the tape anyway as Cohen transcribed it and tried to fathom where her comments, if there were any, came from. ‘And now, Joanna,’ the Professor’s voice rose slightly as he shifted on the high stool to make himself more comfortable. ‘We’ll go back again, if you please, back before the darkness, back before the dreams, back to when you were on this earth before.’ He”
Barbara Erskine, Lady of Hay

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