Mormon women--Fiction; Students, Foreign--Fiction; Mothers and daughters--Fiction; French--United States--Fiction
Ariana and Jean-Marc have built a wonderful life together. They have raised their six children to believe in God and to stay close to the Church. Along the way they have faced many challenges and have relied on their faith to see them through. Now, as the shadows darken around them once again, they struggle to find strength and comfort in the face of almost unendurable heartache.
Pauline, their adopted daughter, who was born HIV-positive, has recently crossed the line into full-blown AIDS. After 16 years of hoping and praying for a miracle, how can Ariana bear to let her go? And how can Pauline's first love, Emeri, reconcile such a terrible loss with what she has taught him about the gospel?
As for the rest of the family, love is in the air as Marie-Theresa and Josette go off to America and Brigham Young University. Marie-Therese is only marking time until she can serve a mission... but will the handsome Mathieu change her mind? And beautiful, flighty Josette doesn't know what she wants--until a near tragedy teaches her that she's been looking for love in all the wrong places.
From life's darkest moments to its sweetest joys, author Rachel Ann Nunes skillfully portrays the characters and events that will give you an unforgettable Glimpse of Eternity. [publisher's blurb]