Whispers in the Sand-9780007288649

Whispers in the Sand

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Past and present collide on a richly mysterious Nile cruise...  Recently divorced Anna Fox decides to cheer herself up by retracing a journey her great grandmother Louisa made in the mid-nineteenth century - a Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan.

Anna carries with her two of Louisa's possessions: an ancient Egyptian scent bottle and an illustrated diary of the original cruise that has lain unread for over a hundred years. As she follows in Louisa's footsteps, Anna discovers in the diary a wonderful Victorian love story - and the chilling secret of the little glass bottle. Meanwhile two men from the tour party develop an unfriendly rivalry for her attention, while showing a disturbing interest in Louisa's mementoes.

Most frightening of all, Anna finds herself the victim of a spectral presence that grows in strength and threat as the dramatic stories from three different eras intertwine in a terrifying climax.

Author: Erskine, Barbara, Binding: Paperback, Imprint: Harper, Series: N/A, Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers, Published: 19/02/2009, Pagination: 592 pages, 1 map, Classification: Fiction & related items, Country of Publication: