Thou Shalt Not . . . This is the constant warning of a father to his growing heir, his son. That warning turns the youth into a quiet, amiable man. But when his favorite daughter is seduced what will be his reaction? This story is set in exotic Haiti when coffee is a prized commodity, class structure rigid, and hor an invaluable asset. It occurs in an age of incence when gold pieces are found readily in Haiti's soil.
Born and raised in Cap-Haitien, Haiti, author moved to Los Angeles, California, where she has been residing since 1964. She has published a book of poems, A Sigh and a Song. Les Fils du Tonnerre which follows is an historical account of Haiti at the eve of its independence from France in 1804. Then she starts her Collection Cap-Haitien, a series of tales that take place in the old Paris of St Domingue as Cap-Haitien was called during the French colony. The Cornerstone is the first novel of this collection, followed by In The Days of my Youth. Thou Shalt Not is the third one.