The Secret Women

Three women meet in yoga class and discover that they have one thing in common: their mothers have recently passed away. As friendship blooms, the trio makes a pact to help each other sort through the belongings their mothers’ left behind. They are astonished to discover that their mothers hid secrets that transform their lives.

Meet the Author

Sheila Williams

Sheila Williams is the author of DANCING ON THE EDGE OF THE ROOF (2002, Ballantine/OneWorld) and three other novels. An avid reader, traveler and family historian, Sheila is a graduate of The University of Louisville and worked as a corporate legal assistant before prioritizing her writing activity. In addition to fiction, Sheila has written the libretto for the opera FIERCE which was commissioned by The Cincinnati Opera with music composed by William Menefield. Due to Covid-19, FIERCE will premiere in Summer, 2021. In March 2019, Netflix released the film JUANITA starring Alfre Woodard and based on DANCING ON THE EDGE OF THE ROOF.

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