The Walls Came Tumbling Down Author:Babs H. Deal Seven women were involved, all good friends. But in a few anxious days, their friendships, as well as their own values and loyalties, were to be challenged as they had never been before. — For when the walls of thier old sorority house came tumbling down, a frightful secret was to be exposed. There, among the rubble, lay the skeleton of a baby. A... more »nd there, too, among a different kind of rubble, the lives of these seven threatened to come tumbling down.
Speculation soared as the inevitable inquiry gathered momentum. Mounting evidence indicated that such a thing could have happened only during a hot summer twenty-four years ago, when theses seven women were attending summer school and living in the house.
A decision had to be made. Should they ride out the tide of wagging tongues and accusing glances as a group? Or destroy one family forever by forcing a public admission? Either way, with so many of the barriers of everyday relationships momentarily destroyed, these women were bound to make some remarkable discoveries about themselves and about each other. In this suspenseful intermingling of country club politics, calculated greed, small town snobbery, an dthe simplest sort of unsuspecting friendship, the reader must decide for himself the identity of the culprit.
But, in addition to an engaging suspense story, the reader will find reflections, somtimes humorous, sometimes agonizing in their frankness, on the current state of American morals and marriages; observations on love and family from seven widely differing points of view--all are here in this absorbing drama of events that could not be sidestepped when a long-forgotten summer had to be relived.« less