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Hang on to your seat as Pat G'Orge-Walker spins a side-splitting novel of sin and salvation, heartache and love.  .  .Appearances mean everything to Delilah Dupree Jewel. So after hearing of her daughter-in-law's sudden death, Delilah decides that coming to the rescue of her long-estranged son, Jessie, and her granddaughter, Tamara, would be a good look.  .  .though Lord k ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published September 1st 2010 by Dafina (first published August 19th 2010)
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Dec 12, 2010 Authors & Readers Book Corner rated it really liked it
In Don't Blame the Devil by Pat G'Orge-Walker, Delilah Jewel has bet her life on appearances because to her they mean everything. After 40 years, Delilah has change a new leaf, supposedly and heads back to her hometown to right some wrongs. Delilah's opportunity comes when she finds out that a family member has passed. Delilah does not receive the response that she expected and realizes that she has her work cut out for her.

Deacon Pillar receives the shock of his life when he runs into an old f
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Monique
Jun 28, 2011 Monique rated it it was amazing
Don't Blame the Devil by Pat G'Ore-Walker - 5 stars

I haven't read anything this funny in years. Delilah and Thurgood are a old school couple that spent 40 years trying to find their way back to each other. After a hot mess at a night club separated their family, another drama filled few months may bring them back together.

G'Orge-Walker is a master writer of Christian comedy. I was falling on the floor laughing at Delilah's antics while Sister Marty was praying for the families salvation. Jessie
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Debra
Sep 12, 2010 Debra rated it it was amazing
You can’t Blame The Devil for everything, especially when she shows up 40 years later. Deacon Pillar has more skeletons in his closet than a graveyard. One he thought was long gone shows up in the church parking lot. Delilah has her own interpretation of religion, and she thinks she’s owed something. Delilah looks like Lena Horne, sings like an angel but is hell in a Navigator. She and the deacon have some unfinished business that has come to pass. Unknowingly the time has come. The aging but st ...more
African Americans on the Move Book Club
Prepare for deceit, faith, and love in G’orge-Walker’s Don’t Blame the Devil. Sixty-three year old Delilah finds her way back to her orphaned son and estranged husband after 40 years. Starting in a church parking lot, her life begins to unravel along with her family members. Though initially unwelcome by her son, husband, granddaughter, and her husband’s girlfriend, Delilah eventually finds the love of God and the love of family. This story took a while to build; in fact, the climax was about 50 ...more
Carmen Blalock
Jul 08, 2010 Carmen Blalock rated it it was amazing
I LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!! It is always good to read a good drama. Don't Blame the Devil Was full of excitement and laughs and heart-stopping moments. Delilah Dupree Jewel and Decon Pillar are the funniest two characters since Sister Imahellraiser. This book has substance and depth with biblical references - whether is is King James version or Delilah Dupree, and it gives you a true storyline. The cast in this book could be your neighbors because their story is everyday life. Kudos to Pat G'Orge-Walke ...more
Elaine Tomlin
The book was interesting full of humor and showed how a realtionship that can go sour can reborn again. And that no matter if you were not a every day church goer does not mean that you do not read the bible. And prayer does work.
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