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  • 488
  • On the Edge of Darkness
  • Barbara Erskine
  • English
  • 21 February 2019
  • 9780006479284

10 thoughts on “On the Edge of Darkness

  1. says:

    My second Barbara Erskine read after HIDING FROM THE LIGHT Not as good as HIDING; it's a little slow for my liking with a lot of unnecessary padding Too much focus on mundane events in the present and not enough of the intriguing Pictish history Lots of atmosphere though and well drawn characters I'd recommend it for fans of the author and p

  2. says:

    I bought this book in a thrift shop years ago it ended up on my shelf and I never picked it up I figured it was about time I read it either I would enjoy it finish it and get it off my shelf or I would not enjoy it abandon it and also get it of

  3. says:

    It was a long journey that revolves around the beyond lustful obsessed psychopath Druid bitch over Adam fvcking Craig And when I say i

  4. says:

    This was a good but not a great read It was an interesting twist on the time travelling with our 6th century Druid Princess so out of place in the 20th century that she spends much of her time locked up in an asylum Rightly so because she is a psychopath She is obsessed with Adam a medical student then alcoholic Doctor from the mid 20th century who is such a jerk she must be crazy The book takes a long time to

  5. says:

    This has been sat on my bookshelf for a while now I'm glad I've read this book because I did really enjoy it It is a little dark and sinister in places but it added an extra something to the story I know some of the places around Hay that featured in the story it was really nice being able to picture the scenery from memory and not just imag

  6. says:

    Horrible but I had to finish it as I've never left a book unfinished

  7. says:

    I found it to be a bit of a slow start a lot of attention to very trivial and mundane details that sometimes made it a bit of a boring read It picked up about halfway through when we got to see what Brid was truly capable of and ho

  8. says:

    There were moments in this book that were brilliant And moments where I was verbally abusive towards itA massive build up to what could of been a fantastic satisfying finalie But it ends with a whimper I don't think the author knew how to end it so took the easy way out I've never thrown a book across a room after finishing it befor

  9. says:

    I have read all of Barbara Erskine's books and really enjoyed them However this one was not one of my favourites It was an intriguing story and I really enjoy how she pulls in characters from other novels she has written but this book seemed

  10. says:

    This was a hard book to love The hero is somewhat careless of the women in his life to say the least and what could have been a fascinating link to the Pictish past became only abhorrent obsessionI think I would have preferred it if i

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On the Edge of Darkness

Ge attitudes fascinate him They become friends then in time passionate lovers Brid leads him unsuspecting into the sixth century where training as a Druid priestess she has mastered their ancient mysteries and powerful magic In her obsession with Adam she is seen as a traitor by her people and only escapes death by following Adam through time to Edinburgh where. This was a good but not a great read It was an interesting twist on the time travelling with our 6th century Druid Princess so out of place in the 20th century that she spends much of her time locked up in an asylum Rightly so because she is a psychopath She is obsessed with Adam a medical student then alcoholic Doctor from the mid 20th century who is such a jerk she must be crazy The book takes a long time to get to a conclusion and I am not sure if it does Despite the length of the book we never see any depth in the two wizard characters who battle it out in the end over the two lovers and the two women who are collateral damage of their affair There is a titanic battle in the highland heather very well described and then it s over About time

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He goes to study medicine As the years pass he makes new friends and finds new love causing Brid to be consumed by a violent rage that knows no bounds For fifty years from Scotland to England to Wales Brid will haunt Adam like an evil shadow It is finally Adam's granddaughter Beth who helps discover the secret that will free them from the terror of Brid's curs. I have read all of Barbara Erskine s books and really enjoyed them However this one was not one of my favourites It was an intriguing story and I really enjoy how she pulls in characters from other novels she has written but this book seemed to be very drawn out when the story could have been told in far fewer pages and been just as good particularly as the ending seemed uite abrupt I also thought some of the background Pictish characters like Broichan weren t developed much and so I found it a bit difficult to grasp the intensity of their actions However despite being a bit long winded it was a good read and I would recommend it

SUMMARY On the Edge of Darkness

The eagerly awaited new novel by the author of LADY OF HAY and HOUSE OF ECHOES is the story of a woman trapped in the wrong time Abandoned by her twentieth century lover she plots a terrible revenge on him and his family Adam Craig is fourteen when near an isolated Celtic stone in the wild Scottish Highlands he meets Brid whose exotic gypsy like dress and stran. My second Barbara Erskine read after HIDING FROM THE LIGHT Not as good as HIDING it s a little slow for my liking with a lot of unnecessary padding Too much focus on mundane events in the present and not enough of the intriguing Pictish history Lots of atmosphere though and well drawn characters I d recommend it for fans of the author and people who like historicaltime sliptime travelromance


About the Author: Barbara Erskine

An historian by training Barbara Erskine is the author of six bestselling novels that demonstrate her interest in both history and the supernatural plus two collections of short stories Her books have appeared in at least twenty different languages She lives with her family in an ancient manor house near Colchester and in a cottage near Hay on Wye