True love is ever entwined with a higher calling. The majestic Sand “Kum” and the mysterious Sea “Deniz” are immortal lovers, protectors, guardians of the path of Good “Taqwa” against Evil “Fujur”. Since the beginning of mankind, they have been relentlessly watching and aligning the path of true lovers across parallel lives.
Özcan Güneş, a young boy with simple desires finds himself on a path conflicting that of his identity. His longing for his soulmate from his dreams grows over the years.
Junaid, an unfortunate lad from the war-torn Syrian land, sees his fortunes take a turn when destiny crosses his path with a kind Imam, who offers him education and a better life.
Hannah, a Mumbai girl, seeks the love of her life in a faraway land, heeding to the call from her dreams she embarks on a journey to find him, in Turkey.
Returning to his home in Syria to be with his family, Junaid meets Bahr (Sea), an orphaned girl, falls in love and marries her albeit through fortunate circumstances and the kindness of many. Soon, the pain of displacement, the vulgarity of loss of life through war, and the suffering of the innocent at the sleeves of ego tear their lives apart.
Maryam, the child with magical powers, is fated to change all their lives. She is the nucleus that connects the past and the present. How did she come into Özcan’s life and what is her connection to Hannah?
Travel through the portal of Deniz in high tide across parallel lives. Karmic debt follows the protagonists as the war between Fujur and Taqwa brews at the shores of Dalyan and the mystery of the countless grains of sand is revealed.
Take this journey to mystical places, sights of historic ruin, swim in the lyrical flow of poetry and much more.
Child of Two Worlds is the second book in the Sand & Sea Series.