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With its dark legends and passionate history, the windswept shores of Scotland are an archaeologist's dream. Verity Grey is thrilled by the challenge of uncovering an ancient Roman campsite in a small Scottish village. But as soon as she arrives, she senses danger in the air. Her eccentric boss, Peter Quinnell, has spent his whole life searching for the resting place of the lost Ninth Roman Legion and is convinced he's finally found it - not because of any scientific evidence but because a local boy has seen a Roman soldier walking in the fields, a ghostly sentinel who guards the bodies of his long-dead comrades. Surprisingly, Verity believes in Peter and the boy and even the Sentinel, who seems determined to become her own protector...but from what?

©2009 Susanna Kearsley (P)2016 Audible, Ltd

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Brilliant Fabulous a book you can visit time and again but not tire of loved it

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Beautiful description of both natural landscape and the feelings of characters. Although the concept of communing with ghosts is a bit far fetched, the plot was well constructed and the archeological dig theme was interesting.

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A new Author for me

I was recommended this author and was not disappointed. Loved the story and reader excellent.

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A great story and a terrific performance!

This was my first book by Susanna Kearsley and it won't be my last. Her prose and descriptions are almost poetic, making it easy to visualise the scenes. And as for the cats... the author is obviously well-versed in feline idiosyncrasies! I lived and breathed this book, not least because of the incredible performance by Sally Armstrong who brought all the characters to life, so much so that I could hear their voices even when I wasn't listening to the book! Dear Robbie. Got to love an innocent kid with the gift of second-sight. Thank you for a fabulous 12 hours well spent.

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fantastic read

this book combines everything I love in a novel. Good characters, history, romance and mystery. thoroughly recommend it.

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Love it

What’s not to love, I have read most books done by Susanna and really enjoyed them all