Daughters Of Fire by Barbara ErskineDaughters Of Fire by Barbara Erskine

Daughters Of Fire

byBarbara Erskine

Paperback | April 2, 2007

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The sweeping new novel from the bestselling author of LADY OF HAY switches between Roman Britain and the present day where history dramatically impacts on the lives of three women.The Romans are landing in Britannia.Cartimandua, the young woman destined to rule the great Brigantes tribe, watches the invaders come ever closer. Her life has always been a maelstrom of love, conflict and revenge, but it only becomes more turbulent and complicated with power. Her political skills are threatened by her personal choices, and Cartimandua finds she has made formidable enemies on all sides as she faces a decision which will change the futures of all around her.In the present day, historian Viv Lloyd Rees has immersed herself in the legends surrounding the Celtic queen. Viv struggles to hide her visions of Cartimandua and her conviction that they are real. But her obsession becomes more persistent when she finds an ancient brooch that carries a curse. Bitter rivalries and overwhelming passions are reawakened as past envelops present and Viv finds herself in the greatest danger of her life.
A historian by training, Barbara Erskine is the author of thirteen bestselling novels that demonstrate her interest in both history and the supernatural, plus three collections of short stories. Her books have appeared in at least twenty-six languages. Her first novel, Lady of Hay, has sold over three million copies worldwide. She live...
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Title:Daughters Of FireFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pagesPublished:April 2, 2007Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0007174276

ISBN - 13:9780007174270

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Daughters of Fire Quite involved and entertaining, her best for me was lady of hay. I have read most of her work and this is my second favourite.
Date published: 2014-09-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Barbara Erskine is a Powerhouse! Daughters of Fire was a wonderful read! I have read all of Barbara Erskine’s novels and have enjoyed each and every one of them. It’s been a while since I have read one and this great novel reminded me of why she is one of my favourite authors. This book is classic Erskine with the world of hundreds of years ago colliding with modern day and people in the present are pulled back into history. While a bit of a thick book, I found it hard to put this book down and fell asleep with it on many a night. The story is rich in its detail and is compelling to the reader to learn what happens next. Barbara Erskine stays in my top group of favourite writers!
Date published: 2008-07-01

Editorial Reviews

Praise for 'Daughters of Fire':'Riveting timeslip novel.' Fanny Blake, Woman and Home'A fascinating spotlight on a dark age.' BellaPraise for Barbara Erskine:'Her forte is mood, atmosphere and the toe-curling frisson.' Sunday Times'Readers of Barbara Erskine are held in thrall.'Woman's Realm'Stephen King meeting Ruth Rendell.' Frank Delaney'Barbara Erskine's storytelling talent is undeniable.' The Times