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Carol Anne Vick

Copyright 2017

As always, many

thanks to my husband, Ray

Other Books by the Author:

The Village of Gerard's Cliff

Copyright 2014

The Summer of Gauguin

(Sequel to The Village of Gerard's Cliff)

Copyright 2014

An Obscure Haven

Copyright 2015

A Pale Paradise

(Sequel to An Obscure Haven)

Copyright 2016

Perilous Assurance

Copyright 2016


"To know one thing, you must know the opposite."

Henry Moore, Sculptor

Chapter I

We've all heard that well-known phrase, "Look before you leap," which in French would be "Il faut réfléchir avant d'agir," translated to mean 'One must reflect before acting.' It had always been, in my mind, a very important bit of advice to remember. Or so I'd thought.

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