"An ambitious novel that compellingly intertwines the lives of complex characters ... Wonderfully rich and readable, a remarkable debut novel by an exciting new author." ~Robert Olen Butler
"With uncanny ability, Linda Sands weaves the disparate threads of three women's lives into a beautiful tapestry..."~
Patti Callahan Henry
From the Back Cover
Not Waving, Drowning, a haunting, multi-generational novel, has been referred to as, "The Hours
Marc Fitten, author of the internationally acclaimed, Valeria's Last Stand writes, "Punchy, raw and poignant, Linda Sands is an unflinching writer who stares her reader in the eye while she grabs them by the throat. Not Waving, Drowning is an epic tale examining the lives and motivations of three memorable women. A fun, great read!"
More praise for Not Waving, Drowning from NY editors:
"Ambitious, with strong female characters and a broad scope and sweep of story."
"Linda Sands can write- she's the real deal."
"An ambitious feat of storytelling. I like that not one but three worlds beckon."
"The writing is beautiful and very atmospheric, with a meaty, almost gothic feel about it. Readers will enjoy the great cast of strong female characters."