Kingdom of Shadows

by Barbara Erskine | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 9780007173624 Global Overview for this book
Registered by Flutterbies9 of Meare, Somerset United Kingdom on 8/23/2008
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Journal Entry 1 by Flutterbies9 from Meare, Somerset United Kingdom on Saturday, August 23, 2008
Strangely, I thought I would take time to read this book but found I raced through it as I was drawn into the tale. Needless to say I liked the echoes of my homeland in this novel and the way that known historic facts were woven together to create an entrancing tale in the past whilst the modern story racing above piercing the veils of time was enthralling.

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"Clare Royland appears to have it all, but her marriage is a lonely one, strained further by husband Paul's financial cares. She is haunted too by a strange, growing fascination with an ancestress from the distant past, which fuels her feelings of isolation. Troubled by inexplicable dreams that terrify - but also powerfully compel - Clare is forced to look back through th centuries for an answer.
In 1306, Scotland is at war. Isobel, Countess of Buchan, faces fear and the prospect of untimely death as the fightng surrounds her. Passionate and headstrong, her trials escalate when she is persecuted for her part in crowning Robert the Bruce, her lover.
Duncairn, Isobel's home and Clare's beloved heritage, becomes a battleground for passions that span the centuries. As Paul's recklessness threatens their security, Clare must fight to save Duncairn, and to save herself from the powers of Isobel..."

Journal Entry 2 by Flutterbies9 at Book Walk, -- By post or by hand/ in person -- United Kingdom on Sunday, April 14, 2019

Released 5 mos ago (4/15/2019 UTC) at Book Walk, -- By post or by hand/ in person -- United Kingdom

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Released 4 mos ago (4/21/2019 UTC) at -- Wild Released somewhere in Edinburgh in Edinburgh, Scotland United Kingdom

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KINGDOM OF SHADOWS by BARBARA ERSKINE is to be left somewhere ‘in-the-wild’ in Edinburgh on Sunday 21st April which is INTERNATIONAL BOOKCROSSING DAY 2019. You might have found this book beside an outdoor sculpture; on a window sill; at a bus-stop or perhaps you as a happy reader were handed this directly while you were in Central Edinburgh!!! One of a five strong book parcel from a sister BookCrosser – Flutterbies9 – which travelled here to be given away on a book release walk - 
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