A spine-tingling collection of stories from the bestselling author of Hiding from the Light. Sands of Time features two intriguing long stories that pick up the fortunes of characters from Whispers in the Sand, Barbara Erskine's captivating novel of Egypt. Still haunted by ancient mysteries, and the subject of dark intentions, Anna and Louisa must once more do battle with the past in order to survive the present. Here, too, are a host of other tales, all with a touch of the unexpected... A happily married woman bas an affair - with a man who died in the First World War... Who is the little girl on the swing in the garden - and why does only Charlotte see her? And how can a traveller find herself transported suddenly from her airplane seat to the snowy Canadian wastes below? Suspense, romance, passion, unexpected echoes of the past - vintage Barbara Erskine, and storytelling at its most compelling.