The Weeping Sands by John Wheatley
Approx. 63,640 words.
Published on November 24, 2011.
Three narratives of love and loss are interwoven in John Wheatley's novel which is set on the isle of Anglesey, Wales. Spanning 350 years, from English Civil War to present day, a ruined mansion provides the link between past and present. Meanwhile, the `weeping sands` of the title, the Lavan Sands, at the eastern edge of the Menai Strait provides a melancholy background to the novel`s events.