Sheba Solomon, 41, a plus-size, voluptuous and lovely African American, is Minister of Music at a megachurch where Marty Solomon, 34, her white husband is senior pastor, as well as a beloved televangelist. Sheba is a gifted lyric soprano and also has the gift of second sight. She and Marty are lifelong friends and have learned to console each other through grievous losses for both of a spouse and a child. They consider themselves blessed and happy now. But Marty is haunted by his mother's deathbed confession when he was l4 that he may be the son of her Black lover. His turmoil began with Sheba's pregnancy and his determination to protect his coming child from unknown knowledge of his background should it become ill. Many roadblocks follow, but Marty swears he will never give up this pursuit. Will what he finally finds bring Sheba and him closer? Or will it destroy their marriage?
Used availability for Francine Craft's Solomon and Sheba
October 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition