Estelle first laid eyes on Mark St. Auburn when she was only eleven years old.  She was St. Euribius’ rich plantation girl, and he a well-known but troubled villager.  The attraction was instantaneous and strong enough that their lives remain inter-twined despite infidelity, emotional breakdowns, and violence. 

Four Saints and an Angel by Ronald A. Williams

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