When the pig-tailed wallflower is plucked onto the dance floor by Mr. African-American Bandstand, love learns to Watusi.
Can Robert pull baton-twirler Debbie, out of the shadow of her ambitious twin brother and her glamorous best friend? What will her Capital High friends say when she brings around her tall, dark, and handsome beau?
Robert’s own tight-knit family is alarmed when he shows a preference for blondes. One blonde in particular. His father is an important faith leader keeping ethnic harmony in their Midwest community amid the discord of riots rocking the country in 1968.
When their parents decide that their dating is dangerous, they go undercover. Under the covers is where certain danger lies. Soon they are hiding an explosive secret.
Ten years later, they’re living the dream in South Carolina. But old tensions and tragedy ignite close to home bringing them back to defend family and heal old wounds. How can they keep his brother out of prison if her brother fails to save him? Who knew that a twirl around the dance floor would set both families ablaze?
This baby-boomer back to the 1960s interracial teen romance is the second book in the Twirler Quartet series, after Catch It Spinning. Set in Lincoln, Nebraska. Debbie and Robert’s unrelenting attraction and resilience forces their families to find common ground.