In the quaint town of Fergus Falls, Minnesota, a place small enough that everyone knows each other’s business, four unlikely girls become the best of friends. As freshmen in high school, Emily, Grace, Lindy, and Rebecca form a talented singing quartet. They name their group SOLA (Sisterhood of Lake Alice) in recognition of the small lake that’s just a few blocks from downtown.
Though coming from different walks of life, the girls are closer to each other than their real sisters. They share secrets they know will never be revealed to anyone else. However, after high school graduation, the four go their separate ways, experiencing the good, the bad, and the ugly in life: love affairs, babies born out of wedlock, illnesses, and family problems.
Each woman is at a turning point in her life when they return to Fergus Falls for their twentieth-class reunion. They struggle with various problems, wearing the masks of success while learning to be honest with each other. Together they rediscover the joy of friendship once more.
Mari M. Osmon is a motivational speaker conducting leadership seminars throughout the United States, Canada, and on cruise ships. She also owned several successful small businesses. Mari was an associate chaplain at a major local hospital. Osmon also wrote, From Now On and Surrender Gracefully. She is retired and currently working on her third novel. Osmon is an avid reader who loves her book clubs, women’s groups, enjoying life, and traveling with her husband Roy, children, and grandchildren. She lives in New Berlin, Wisconsin.