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Imperfect Saints

  CHAPTER 1  Regrets She felt as if she were drowning, sinking toward the bottom of some frigid pond, her pain the leaden weight dragging her down. She didn’t have the strength to swim toward the surface, to break free from her misery. What she wanted was to hit bottom. Because then, maybe the pain would stop. Only four days earlier, Harper Mitchell thought she had it all: newly engaged to the love of her life, their passionate romance coming as something of a shock to someone who’d been completely focused, laser-like, on her career. As the successful CEO of a

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Intro to Imperfect Saints

It’s just an old hatbox containing mementos collected by Antonina Jaworski, a Polish immigrant who arrived in Milwaukee in 1912. But to construction firm owner Harper Mitchell, Antonina’s great-granddaughter, the box and its mysterious contents force an impossible choice: Should Harper honor a promise to her Gramma Maggie to document the family history, secrets and all, before Maggie loses her memories to Alzheimer’s? Or should she acquiesce to her mother Rose, who begs her to keep long-held family secrets buried? Imperfect Saints chronicles the lives of two immigrant families during the last one hundred years through the stories of four women, living and dead. Their experiences open

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