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The ghost tree / by Barbara Erskine.

The ghost tree / by Barbara Erskine.
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Shelf Location Collection Volume Ref. Branch Status Due Date
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Historical   In Transit . From Wauchope to South West Rocks, Rit/ .  
F/ERSK
Adult Fiction   In Transit . From Wauchope to South West Rocks, Rit/ .  
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Record Number 582548
ISBN 9780008195823
Author Erskine, Barbara
Title The ghost tree / by Barbara Erskine.
Publication details London : HarperCollins Publishers, 2018.
Pagination etc. 580 pages ; 24 cm.
Summary Note Before you follow the path into your family's history, beware of the secrets you may find. Ruth has returned to Edinburgh after many years of exile. Left rootless by the death of her estranged father, she is faced with the daunting task of sorting through his possessions. Amidst the dust of her old life, Ruth discovers a hidden diary from the eighteenth century, written by her ancestor, Thomas Erskine. As she sifts through the ancient pages of the past, Ruth is pulled into a story that she can't escape. As the youngest son of a noble family Thomas' life started in genteel poverty, but his extraordinary experiences propel him from the high seas to Lord Chancellor. Yet, on his journey through life, he makes a powerful enemy who hounds him to the death... and beyond. Ruth has opened a door to the past that she can't close.
Subject Historical fiction
Fantasy fiction
Reservations Queue 5
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