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Whispers in the Sand

By: Barbara Erskine
Narrated by: Katy Federman
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Publisher's Summary

Past and present collide on a richly mysterious Nile cruise…

From the bestselling author of Lady of Hay comes this atmospheric and gripping page-turner.

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.

©2009 Barbara Erskine (P)2021 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

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Whispers in the Sand by Barbara Erskine was a great read. It is great to see Audible releasing her earlier books they are all a great listen

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