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    • Sleeper's Castle

    • By: Barbara Erskine
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 19 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    Hay-on-Wye, 1400. War is brewing in the Welsh borders. Catrin is on the brink of womanhood and falling in love for the first time. Her father is a soothsayer playing a dangerous game, playing on the mixed loyalties and furious rivalries between Welsh princes and English lords. For 200 years the Welsh people have lain under the English yoke, dreaming of independence. And finally it looks as though the charismatic Owain Glyndwr may be the man legend talks of.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Talks to fast

    • By portsbabe on 09-19-17

    Regular price: $18.11

    • The Ghost Tree

    • By: Barbara Erskine
    • Narrated by: Vivian Helbrun
    • Length: 21 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Ruth has returned to Edinburgh after many years of exile, left rootless by the end of her marriage and career and now the death of her father, from whom she had long been estranged. She is faced with the daunting task of clearing his house, believing he had removed all traces of her mother. Yet hidden away in a barely used top-floor room, she finds he had secretly kept a cupboard full of her possessions. Sifting through the ancient papers, Ruth discovers the diary and letters written by her ancestor from the 18th century, Thomas Erskine.

    Regular price: $20.72

    • Midnight Is a Lonely Place

    • By: Barbara Erskine
    • Narrated by: Rula Lenska
    • Length: 15 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    After a broken love affair, biographer Kate Kennedy retires to a remote cottage on the wild Essex coast to work on her new book - until her landlord’s daughter uncovers a Roman site nearby and long-buried passions are unleashed! In her lonely cottage, Kate is terrorized by mysterious forces. What do these ghosts want? That the truth about the violent events of long ago be exposed or remain concealed?

    Regular price: $22.38

    • River of Destiny

    • By: Barbara Erskine
    • Narrated by: Gina Peach
    • Length: 14 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 35

    On the banks of the River Deben in Suffolk lies a set of barns dating back to the Anglo Saxons. Within their walls, secrets have been buried deeply. Zoe and Ken have just moved into one of the barns, ready to start a new life away from the hustle and bustle of the city. To the outside world they seem like an ordinary couple, but underneath they are growing more distant by the day. And when Zoe becomes close to local recluse, Leo, she finds her attraction to him undeniable.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Romantic Entertainment With Suspense

    • By Sharon on 02-11-13

    Regular price: $15.45

    • The Darkest Hour

    • By: Barbara Erskine
    • Narrated by: Sandra Duncan
    • Length: 20 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    In the summer of 1940, most eyes are focused on the skies above the South of England. The battle for Britain has just begun. But young Evie Lucas has eyes for no-one but a dashing young pilot called Tony. Evie has a glittering career as an artist ahead of her but seems to be wasting her time sketching endless portraits of Tony. She wants his parents to have something to remember him by in case it all goes wrong in the war…

    Regular price: $20.24

    • Distant Voices

    • By: Barbara Erskine
    • Narrated by: Rowena Cooper
    • Length: 15 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    This is the second volume of short stories from the bestselling author of 'Midnight Is A Lonely Place' and 'Lady Of Hay'. There are over 30 stories, most contemporary, some historical, some spooky or humourous, and many of them love stories.

    Regular price: $22.38

    • Lady of Hay

    • By: Barbara Erskine
    • Narrated by: Isla Blair
    • Length: 6 hrs and 9 mins
    • Abridged
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    The book that wowed a generation, Lady of Hay has sold over a million copies worldwide.Jo Clifford, successful journalist, is all set to debunk the idea of past-life regression in her next magazine series. But when she herself submits to a simple hypnotic session, she suddenly finds herself reliving the experiences of Matilda, Lady of Hay, the wife of a baron at the time of King John.

    Regular price: $10.96

    • Time’s Legacy

    • By: Barbara Erskine
    • Narrated by: Janice Mackenzie
    • Length: 18 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    In present-day Cambridge, Abi, a recently ordained priest of the Church of England, is appointed to a notoriously difficult parish. The priest in charge is the charismatic but fundamentalist Kier. He objects to her mysticism, her practice of healing in particular. When she sees a vision of a congregation in an old church, Kier accuses her of witchcraft, but Abi soon sees more visions; an entire Roman family history dark with betrayal and a promise of bloody revenge.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • another ghosty story

    • By Maggi on 06-18-12

    Regular price: $18.11

    • House of Echoes

    • By: Barbara Erskine
    • Narrated by: Isla Blair
    • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
    • Abridged
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    When Joss, an adopted child, discovers that her real mother has left the beautiful family home, Belheddon Hall, to her, she is thrilled, until she discovers that the Hall is haunted by a presence which will not tolerate husbands or sons living in the house.

    Regular price: $8.77

    • Midnight Is a Lonely Place

    • By: Barbara Erskine
    • Narrated by: Isla Blair
    • Length: 3 hrs and 5 mins
    • Abridged
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    A stunning novel of contemporary and historical betrayal and revenge, from the author of Lady of Hay. After a broken love affair, biographer Kate Kennedy retires to a remote cottage on the wild Essex coast to work on her new book until her landlord's daughter uncovers a Roman site nearby and long-buried passions are unleashed…In her lonely cottage, Kate is terrorized by mysterious forces. What do these ghosts want? That the truth about the violent events of long ago be exposed or remain concealed?

    Regular price: $9.02