A historian by training, Barbara Erskine is the author of many 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 two million copies worldwide. She lives with her family in an ancient manor house near Colchester and in a cottage near Hay-on-Wye.
'The author's storytelling talent is undeniable. Barbara Erskine can make us feel the cold, smell the filth and experience some of the fear of the power of evil men' The Times
'With Lady of Hay, thirty years ago, Barbara Erskine created a new, bestselling genre, the timeslip novel' Rachel Hore
'I was mesmerised by Lady of Hay, and then by every subsequent title, without exception' Alison Weir
'Told with such pace and tension that I couldn't put it down until I'd finished' Elizabeth Chadwick
'Fascinating, absorbing, original - all such praise comes easily when describing Barbara Erskine's Lady of Hay. But perhaps the most suitable world is hypnotic' SHE
'Convincing and extremely colourful' The Mail