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Penelope Kanaar

Penelope Kanaar’s working life has been mainly concerned with nursing, including both acute and elderly care. As a qualified nurse she went into nurse education, where she contributed articles to professional publications. Apart from her nursing career, Penelope has also been a pub land-lady, a village hall caretaker and a kitchen assistant! Other activities in her life have involved volunteering for a “talking newspaper”; Meals on Wheels; Riding for the Disabled and has formerly been a Server in the church she attends. She is an active member of two amateur dramatic groups, and a member of two writing groups, one of which is her local U3A Creative Writing Group.

She writes under her maiden name, having gained the approval of her siblings, one of whom thought their parents would also approve. She has one son, from her first marriage, and two grandchildren. She lives near Brighton, West Sussex.

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And So It Is

Struggling with the emotional aftermath of her husband’s death, Yvonne takes a sabbatical in an old French Villa. During the return journey to a demanding job, she enters the peace of the well-ordered Letour household only to find her presence creates chaos by arousing hidden emotions in Ricard an...

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