Jean-Marie spoke softly. “We were man and wife once, Sister, and we were so very happy until I died giving birth. Poor Philippe was so foolish. He walked into the sea to join me, leaving our child an orphan.”
Sister Hillaire shivered and crossed herself quickly. What had come over the child? Jean-Marie had suddenly looked so adult and spoke of marriage, childbirth, and suicide, things that were beyond her comprehension. What would a child of eight, living always at St. Yves Orphan Home know of things like that?
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Jeannine Van Eperen currently lives in the state of her birth, Wisconsin, but has lived mostly in the southwest and still calls New Mexico home. She has a son, Daniel McGrew, and a step-son, Raymond Van Eperen and grandchildren. She loves travel, and used to fly her own Cessna. Her favorite sport is snow skiing. She enjoys reading, needlework, and walking her small dog, Happy. A Perfect Husband is her twenty-fifth published book. So as you see, she also likes writing.
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