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Four women leave their Spanish convent and enter an alien world of uncertainty, romance, and suspense. The sands of time by Sidney Sheldon; 6 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Nuns, Accessible book, Protected DAISY, In library;. He is the seventh best selling fiction writer of all time. The Sands of Time Labels: ebook ebooks free download pdf sheldon sidney sidney.

When the GOE raid the convent and proceed to assault and rape the sisters, four sisters manage to escape; the eldest nun, Teresa, is given the task to take the convent's only valuable asset, a cross made of gold, to the nearest convent where it will be safe. The four nuns have different back stories. The latest member of the convent, Sister Lucia, is actually Lucia Carmine, the wealthy daughter of a Mafia Don who went to the convent as a means of escape after she murdered three men involved in her father's arrest, and plans to lay low for a few months before escaping to Switzerland to retrieve her father's offshore money.

Sister Graciella is the daughter of a bitter woman who loathes her daughter because she is a reminder of the man who left her, as well as the fact that Graceilla "stole" her beauty, and beat her daughter unconscious when she caught her having sex with her current lover; Graciella found peace with God, and voluntarily went to the convent.

Sister Megan was abandoned and was never claimed for adoption and opted to join the convent instead of becoming a maid, but longs to know who her real family is.

And Sister Teresa was a religious person growing up until her younger, more beautiful sister Monique stole her fiance, and she went against God until she decided to stay in a convent when her fiance begged for her forgiveness and said he was coming back for her.

Lucia is determined to make it to the Swiss border without drawing suspicion, and plots to steal the golden cross, pawn it, and use the money to go to Switzerland.

They are tricked by a man named Carrillo who poses as a priest, but they manage to subdue him before he rapes Graciella. They change out of their convent clothes to seem inconspicuous while travelling. However, they run into Jaime and his men, along with Jaime's girlfriend Amparo. Afraid that the sisters will give away their location, they decide to take them to their hideout. They get a tip from Carrillo, whom they suspect due to the robes left in the store that he was subdued in.

Meanwhile, Sister Teresa, nervous about leaving the convent after years of solitude, has become paranoid of everyone, including the men escorting her to the ETA hideout. She sees a father pushing a baby stroller, and is anxious that is her fiance and his child with his sister, but she tries to remind herself that the infant is supposed to be an adult by now.

They married and Ellen went to live in New York, where she saw how Byron mistreated Milo and how greedy and manipulative upper-class people were, turning her into a bitter woman whose only consolation was that Byron would eventually give the company to Milo.

However, Byron and his wife produced a daughter named Patricia, and Milo and Ellen feared that Byron would name her the heiress of the company. During a business trip to Spain, the private jet they are travelling in crashes, killing everyone except Milo, Ellen, and Patricia. Ellen convinces Milo that if they take Patricia, they will simply raise her before she comes of age and inherits everything and leave them with nothing, and they abandon her at a farm and claim that they are the only survivors.

However, during the reading of Byron's will, it is revealed that Byron's personal assets go to Patricia, but Milo will inherit the company, leaving them both guilty over abandoning Patricia, since they cannot claim her now and face suspicions that they attempted to abandon her. Milo dies of guilt a year later, leaving Ellen to inherit it.

She hires her chief of security, former detective Alan Tucker, to search for a baby abandoned in Avila, Spain, not telling him why.

It is implied that the baby is Sister Megan. Sister Teresa is slowly going insane, believing that the terrorists were hired by Raoul to kidnap her and take her back. While everyone is sleeping, she leave the golden cross with Lucia and makes her way to Colonel Acoca's camp, informing them of their location, begging them not to let her go to her former fiance.

Acoca interrogates Sister Teresa for their location, but her madness has taken over and proves to be of no use, and he has his men rape her until she speaks.

She decides that she has been abandoned by God, but evil still exists and steals a pistol to shoot a few of them before she is shot dead. He visits the priest involved with the orphanage, the hospital, and the orphanage itself and manages to connect that the baby is in fact Patricia Scott, and that Ellen needs to find her as an heiress to the company.

He decides to blackmail Ellen, hoping to become her business partner. Lucia is entertained with Rubio, who believes that she has been in the convent for ten years and does not know what the current state of the world is. She thinks she is falling for him, but is determined to get her money.

At the same time, Jaime is reflecting upon his life as a terrorist. His family sought refuge in a Church from the Spaniards, but everyone but him died, and he sought revenge and at the same time did not like the Church, which was why he was reluctant to take the sisters. He and Megan start to become friends, which Amparo is not pleased about. As the group stops at a hotel for the night, the room clerk calls the police, but they manage to escape. Rubio asks Lucia to say a prayer and shares the only prayer she knows.

For the first time in her life, Lucia understands the prayer and what it means to her. Windmills of the Gods. Sidney Sheldon. Nothing Lasts Forever. Memories of Midnight. Rage of Angels.

The Best Laid Plans. Editorial Reviews From Publishers Weekly Big, broad splashes of action and crude but colorful characters are Sheldon's trademarks, as he demonstrates again in a new novel probably destined to join Windmills of the Gods and Rage of Angels on the bestseller list. The backdrop for this romantic adventure story is the conflict between Basque nationalists and a repressive Spanish government in the post-Franco years.

Pitted against each other in a fight to the death are charismatic Basque guerrilla leader Jaime Miro and corrupt, sadistic Colonel Acoca. When Acoca brutally sacks a convent in search of Miro, four nuns escape at the urging of Sister Lucia, who has been hiding in the cloister since taking vengeance on the men who put her Mafioso father behind bars.

Beautiful Sister Graciela, tomboyish, orphaned Sister Megan and Sister Teresa, who is teetering toward a breakdown, flee into the forest with Lucia, where they are grudgingly befriended by Miro and his gang.

Before crossing Spain to a rendezvous point, the group splits up to more safely evade an increasingly enraged Colonel Acoca. Lucia's predicament presents an amusing counterpoint to suspense, as Rubio, the simple peasant who accompanies her, kindly explains worldly activities to a woman who knows a great deal more than he does.

Not a breath of subtlety touches these pages, but goodwill and lively subplots move the book along at a spirited pace.


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The Sands of Time

Fascinating story which held my attention from the beginning to the end. The characters were well thought out and very real, especially the nuns. I need to visit and see Spain and eat the oranges, grapes and olives I love sidney sheldon. The books arrived in a good time. I enjoyed the Sheldon book more than several of his others.

You will like this one if you like interesting characters. One person found this helpful. Really enjoyed this book!

He is a great story teller. I sincerely enjoyed this book.

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Each character had its own personality and I didn't want to put the book down. I really loved the ending. I have read many of Sidney Sheldon's book and I feel he is a very good writer.

He always has some sort of suspense and drama in every story. It was very well articulated and covered Spanish internal remnants from what Franco did to the Spanish people, some loved him, some hated him.

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Helping someone and tricking them into something, can be the best way to assa 4 nuns escape their covent with a group of terrorist. When the GOE raid the convent and proceed to assault and rape the sisters, four sisters manage to escape; the eldest nun, Teresa, is given the task to take the convent's only valuable asset, a cross made of gold, to the nearest convent where it will be safe.

Nothing i say can do justice to this book. View all 4 comments. And how many emotions I've felt reading his books. He became most famous after he turned 50 and began writing best-selling romantic suspense novels.

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