In her second volume of short stories, which follows the hugely successful 'Encounters', Barbara Erskine has created a compelling world of love, betrayal, suspense and grief.
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...Contemporary, historical, spooky, and 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.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 512 pages
- Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
- Publication Date: 12/01/2017
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780008180911