Archaeologist verity grey has been drawn to the dark legends of the scottish borderlands in search of the truth buried in a rocky field by the sea. Nicola marter has always had the ability to tell the history of an object just by holding it. Throw in the chance of finding the final battlesite of a longlost legendary legion, and the stage is set for a fireside tale that could send a few shivers down your spine. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The gothic atmosphere begins to swirl with the moors, a dark house lit by a single candle, and shadowy horses thundering through the night, wakening our heroine. The shadowy horses by susanna kearsley stacys books.
The shadowy horses best free books online read from your pc or mobile. Once verily arrives at peter quinnells home, she meets the rest of the crew. May 03, 2010 the shadowy horses is not in the same league as these two, but it was still a wellresearched, engaging and suspenseful novel that i didnt want to end. When verity grey is asked to join archaeologist peter quinnells dig on the scottish borderlands, she is thrilled. Those who enjoy a lighter romantic suspense with engaging characters and an intriguing, atmospheric setting should give this one a try. Susanna kearsleys writing reminds me a little of one of my all time favourite authors barbara erskine, that beautiful, lyrical, haunting style i love. Jun 04, 20 kearsley gives robbie mcmorran from shadowy horses his own story. And what better, more evocative stewartish heroine name could. The book was published in multiple languages including english, consists of 432 pages and is available in paperback format. The shadowy horses is a beautiful blend of mystery, history and romance, throw in a ghost, and a boy with second sight and its a match made in heaven. If so, you will very likely enjoy susanna kearsleys fine new novel, the shadowy horses. Kearsley is a wonderfully evocative writer, blending historical, paranormal, mystery and romance into rich and absorbing books.
Someone recommended kearsley s books as being in a similar vein to mary stewarts and this book is most delightfully marystewartish. All the shadowy horses, an early career book from susanna kearsley that was rereleased in 2012, shows some of the authors early promise, but feels sort of half baked compared to her later works. The shadowy horses by susanna kearsley 2012, paperback. I first started reading susanna kearsley after i found gabaldons outlander series. Find books like the shadowy horses from the worlds largest community of readers. But as soon as she arrives, she senses danger in the air. The ninth roman legion was rumored to have camped there as they marched north from york to fight the scots, and the owner of a remote manor house is convinced his property contains the bones of the lost legion. At her best, she receives a sudden, uncontrolled, sharp image or scene, which is fine with her. Below are all my books, in the order they were first published, and with the original covers they had in the country of first publication. Librarything is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers all about the shadowy horses by susanna kearsley. Goodreads members who liked the shadowy horses also liked. I followed her link to susanna kearsley s web page and read an excerpt of the first chapter and i was hooked. The shadowy horses ebook written by susanna kearsley. Susanna kearsley born in brantford, ontario is a new york times bestselling canadian novelist of historical fiction and mystery, as well as thrillers under the pen name emma cole.
Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes. You dont necessarily need to read them in any order. The main characters of this historical, historical fiction story are rob mcmorran, verity grey. Her eccentric boss, peter quinnell, has spent his whole life searching for the resting. The shadowy horses is going on my favorites list for this year, and im so pleased to have discovered susanna kearsley s amazing writing talent. And it also involves two romances, in the contemporary timeline between rob and nicola, and in the historical timeline with anna. Shadowy horses by susanna kearsley, paperback barnes.
I was immediately enveloped by the story and felt as if i was transported to scotland during the 1700 around the time of the jacobites, quite like. Im glad i did this because this is one that lingers. Susanna kearsley, the shadowy horses set in a small fishing town on the coast of scotland, susanna kearsley s novel follows protagonist verity grey on an unlikely adventure with charming archeologists, ancient roman ghosts, and modern day psychics. The first edition of the novel was published in 1997, and was written by susanna kearsley. The shadowy horses by susanna kearsley book resume. The romance reader so a smooth, descriptive style, characters who breathe on the page, attention paid to the details of the action and the characters professions, a little humor, an intense growing love, a willingness on my part to believe the paranormal, they all lead to a great reading experience. Pdf the shadowy horses book by susanna kearsley free.
Sophia is a quiet though curious gal who dabbles in cooking, book. The shadowy horses by susanna kearsley offered a light romantic. Buy the shadowy horses unabridged by kearsley, susanna, armstrong, sally isbn. I guess youd call it half archaeological mystery and half ghost story. Free download or read online the shadowy horses pdf epub book. The shadowy horses and over one million other books are available for amazon kindle. The shadowy horses by susanna kearsley 1999, paperback. Eva ward is a modern woman thrown back three centuries to 1715 only to. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read the shadowy horses. Archaeologist verity grey has made her professional mark and even landed a secure position at the british museum. The shadowy horses best free books online read by susanna.
Final edits on my novella weapon of choice are now done, and the book that its part ofthe deadly hourshas been scheduled by my american publisher sourcebooks for september 2020. In case this is the first time youve heard of the novella, its part of a mysteryinfourparts that i wrote together with anna lee huber, christine trent, c. Again, i was looking for something different, and found this. Buy the shadowy horses by susanna kearsley online at alibris. Get free shipping plus 65% off susanna kearsley paperback book. Susanna kearsley is a canadian author of modern gothic novels that incorporate other genres including historical, romance and suspense. I have only a handful of absolute favorite writers and susanna kearsley is one of them. Kearsley writes in the first person, and manages to pull you right into the story, which is no small feat. In susanna kearsleys the shadowy horses, an archaeologist named verity grey takes a job in the scottish countryside. As we know that book shadowy horses, the by susanna kearsley 2009 paperback has many kinds or category. The shadowy horses is not in the same league as these two, but it was still a wellresearched, engaging and. Marketed simply as fiction, the shadowy horses does have a love story, but it is kept too far in the background for the book to be considered a romance. Kearsley hooked me with just a few lines this spring when i read mariana and it was the same with shadowy horses. See my photos of the actual settings and buildings used in the book.
The shadowy horses is a historical novel by susanna kearsley. Having had her book mariana republished, it has also been put into audiobook format along with a cinematic trailer. Huge range of susanna kearsley paperback book deals. The shadowy horses by susanna kearsley booksamillion. Susanna kearsley became a published author in 1993 with undertow. The shadowy horses was my first susanna kearsley even though i have the winter sea, marianna and the rose garden sitting on my bookshelves shamed face lol the shadowy horses is a beautiful blend of mystery, history and romance, throw in a ghost, and a boy with second sight and its a match made in heaven. The highly anticipated, brandnew timeslip romance from new york times bestselling author susanna kearsley for nearly 300 years, the mysterious journal of jacobite exile mary dundas has lain unreadits secrets safe from prying eyes. I felt like the story started off at a good pace, then stalled, with all of the characters simply suspended in development while the plot creeped along. Oct 02, 2012 from the moment she boards the train, veritys world becomes mysteriously ominous. The romance reader so a smooth, descriptive style, characters. I adore stewarts contemporary era books with her practical, sensible heroines. The shadowy horses by susanna kearsley, 9781402258701, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. When i learned that this novel combined characters from each of those books i nearly swooned from joy. This specific book shadowy horses, the by susanna kearsley 2009 paperback was multicolored and of course has pictures around.
The book opens with verity grey sitting in a bus parked in the middle of nowhere. The shadowy horses by susanna kearsley the narrative. Shes been hired by an eccentric old man who believes that they will dig up. Whether youre looking for the story behind your favourite story, or wanting to see what im working on now, youll find it all here in these pages. As in most of susanna kearsleys books, the firebird is set in dual timelines. Below is a list of susanna kearsleys books in order of when they were. Ive been a fan of susanna kearsley since stumbling across mariana and her later novel sophias secret the winter sea is my favourite novel ever. The shadowy horses kindle edition by kearsley, susanna. The shadowy horses by susanna kearsley librarything. In the shadowy horses by susanna kearsley, archeologist verity grey begins an excavation in scotland. Audible provides the highest quality audio and narration.
For printerfriendly lists of my books currently available to buy in the uk, canada, the usa. Book of secrets the characters are well rounded, from the mad quinnell to verity herself, as the looking for adventure girl. When julia beckett first sees greywethers house as a young child she knows there is something very special about it but its not until shes an adult and a successful illustrator of childrens books that she gets the opportunity to buy it. Now, amateur codebreaker sara thomas has been hired by a oncefamous historian to crack the journals cipher. She resides east of toronto on the north shore of lake ontario.
First published in 1997, kearsleys book still pleases with its deft blending of romance and the gothic. The shadowy horses by susanna kearsley the book dorks. Below is a list of susanna kearsley s books in order of when they were. The shadowy horses 9780739407271 by kearsley, susanna and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great prices. From the opening paragraph, i was convinced that i was going to. Someone recommended kearsleys books as being in a similar vein to mary stewarts and this book is most delightfully. Aug 07, 2018 shadowy horses is set in scotland, a land steeped in atmosphere and primal forces, even now. Beloved new york times bestselling author susanna kearsley delivers a riveting novel that deftly intertwines the tales of two women, divided by centuries and forever changed by a clash of love and fate. The shadowy horses by susanna kearsley was my first book by this author, and the comparisons to mary stewart are wonderfully accurate. The shadowy horses by susanna kearsley ivy book bindings. The shadowy horses is set in eyemouth, in the scottish borders. For nearly three hundred years, the cryptic journal of mary dundas. With its dark legends and passionate history, the windswept shores of scotland are an archaeologists dream.
Praise for the shadowy horses susanna kearsleys best. I am already ordering her other om me, the highest compliment. For example naruto or private investigator conan you can read and believe. This is a kindle daily deal and its being pricematched. Download audiobooks by susanna kearsley to your device. A modern tale of love, war, and historical intrigue from new york times and globe and mail bestselling author, susanna kearsley.
The shadowy horses by kearsley, susanna and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. It is a really beautiful story, very well written and researched by susanna. And there is suspense, but not nearly enough to keep the reader turning the pages at breakneck speed. She has bedrock research and a butterflys delicate touch with characters. Sarah broadhurst, the bookseller a deft blending of romance and the gothic. Expected within, susanna kearsley has hinted that there will be elements of timetravel featuring a woman sharing a house with a gentleman from the 1700s. Kindle store go search best sellers gift ideas new releases.
I read the shadowy horses first and can honestly say that i enjoyed this one more, im currently reading splendour falls, which was i believe before mariana, and so far it has me quite intrigued. Click to read more about the shadowy horses by susanna kearsley. She has bedrock research and a butterflys delicate touch with characterssure recipe for historical fiction that sucks you in and wont let go. I immediately jumped on kindle and downloaded my copy ready for my holidays.
Kearsley gives robbie mcmorran from shadowy horses his own story. Able to see ghosts and to sift carefully through the years of memories attached to objects, robs power of sight has always been much stronger than nicolas. However, having just finished my first book by susanna kearsley, i have come very close. Kearsley has the ability to create characters that stay with you long after the book has finished. In 2014, she received romance writers of americas rita award for best paranormal romance for the firebird. The shadowy horses the firebird can easily be read as a stand alone. Home diary about me faqs books notablog blog contact me mariana won the 1993 catherine cookson fiction prize, sponsored by transworld publishers.960 1263 875 1212 930 196 127 1372 581 609 906 1347 803 1107 1231 1367 76 876 1522 760 1384 471 123 1169 610 432 1224 305 1033 362 520 1417 1420 644 565 331