Hiding From the Light (Paperback)Barbara Erskine (author)
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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...
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 528
Weight: 360 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 31 mm
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