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The queen of sassy Southern fiction.
Dottie Franks books are sexy and hilarious. She has staked out the lowcountry of South Carolina as her personal literary property.
Pat Conroy, Author of The Prince of Tides and South of Broad
New York Times bestselling author Dorothea Benton Frank is back home in the Carolina lowcountry, spinning a tale that brims with the warmth, charm, heart, and humor that has become her trademark. Porch Lights is a stirring, emotionally rich multigenerational storya poignant tale of life, love, and transformationas a nurse, returning to Sullivans Island from the Afghanistan War, finds her life has been irrevocably altered by tragedyand now must rediscover love and purpose with the help of her son and aging mother. An evocative visit to enchanting Sullivans Island with its unique pluff mud beaches, palmetto trees, and colorful local lorea novel filled with unforgettable characters, and enlivened by tales of the notorious Blackbeard and his bloodthirsty pirate crew and eerie Edgar Allen Poe storiesPorch Lights stands tall among the very best works of not only Dottie Frank, but Anne Rivers Siddons, Rebecca Wells, Pat Conroy, and other masters of the modern Southern novel as well.