Adele Elliott is a New Orleans native, exiled in Columbus, Mississippi. She is a 1995 graduate of the University of New Orleans with a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts. She minored in English and was the fiction editor of Ellipsis, the literary magazine of UNO.
For over eight years, Elliott has been a weekly columnist for The Commercial Dispatch in Columbus, writing about current events, especially in the arts. In addition, she has been a regular contributor to Catfish Alley, a quarterly magazine that focuses on the culture of the South. Learn more about Adele at www.adeleelliott.com
Truly Moore loves to spend time with her Great Aunt Fleur, a larger than life, quirky old lady who makes a living selling magic charms. The townspeople know Fleur is “different”, a sin in this “Buckle of the Bible Belt”, and many suspect that Aunt Fleur is a witch. Witch Ball asks us to be careful who we deify, and who we vilify.
Columbus, Mississippi, is a city with secrets. Ghosts, both real and imagined, share the town with a cast of eccentric characters. Family curses, a healer-woman, and dark omens lead to startling revelations. Mysteries unravel. Emma Grace must face the shocking and shadowy lies buried deep in Friendship Cemetery.
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