The author of Circle
of Grace hits all the right notes in this uplifting novel about the reunion
of the Delta Belles, a music group that takes the country by storm in the 1960s.
The year is 1965, and the Spring Fling Talent Show is in the
works at the Mississippi College for Women, a proper Southern institution. As a
joke, Delta Ballou puts the names of her three best friends on the list of
performers. Rising to the challenge, they agree to sing and even convince Delta
to join them. Rae Dawn DuChamp plays the piano and weaves harmonies in a smoky
contralto. Lacy Cantrell masters the basic guitar chords, and her twin sister,
Lauren, contributes a pleasing voice. They call themselves the Delta Belles and
win the talent show hands-down.
What started as a lark turns into an exciting adventure as the
Delta Belles perform at protests and voter registration rallies across the
country. As graduation draws near, all the Delta Belles seem poised for bright
Twenty-five years later, Delta, recently widowed and angry at God, is
asked to get the Belles together to perform at their college reunion. Lacy and
Lauren haven’t spoken to each other in years, and Rae Dawn has been beset by
overwhelming losses. Their reunion turns out to be much more than an
opportunity to relive the past. As the old friends reconnect, they come to a
new understanding of the meaning and value of their lives. Download and start listening now!