books about: charleston
Novello Festival Pr
Late one night in the spring of 1929, a young Charleston society matron named Mary Seneca Steele goes to bed while considering what to wear for her suicide. Now, suddenly seized by an other worldly fiddle tune playing in her head, she arises, steals her children and her husband’s new Auburn Phaeton, and sets out on a journey of enlightenment, which begins with learning to drive.
The Dog Diet, A Memoir: What My Dog Taught Me About Shedding Pounds, Licking Stress and Getting a New Leash ...
Boy does Ms. Lawson know dogs! Fantastic book for dog lovers and anyone who wants to stay in shape and lighten up their lives to boot! --Richard Simmons We live in a diet-obsessed age, when we lose five pounds just to gain ten, delude ourselves that the next exercise contraption we buy from that midnight infomercial will finally take that extra inch off our thighs, and become convinced that the latest diet fad of beet soup and goat's milk ...
Missing: A Folly Beach Mystery
Sixty-year-old retiree Chris Landrum has simple needs: stay healthy, avoid sunburns, and steer clear of vacationers on the small South Carolina island where he hopes to live out his remaining years. But when local teenager Samuel Perkins pulls Chris aside and tells him he just witnessed the kidnapping of a beauty queen right off Folly Beach, Chris wonders if his hopes for a peaceful retirement have just disappeared with the sunset. While Chris ...
Forbidden (Southern Comfort)
Special Agent Clay Copeland lives his job. As a behavioral specialist with the FBI’s Investigative Support Unit, his days are spent traveling the country assisting other law enforcement agencies with their most disturbing and difficult cases. Clay excels at his work, maintaining an easygoing affability and sense of humor despite his frequently gruesome job. Until one case goes terribly wrong… Shaken by the loss of a young child whose ...
Charles Kuralt's America
The former CBS-TV newsman and author of A Life on the Road revisits some of his favorite places and people in their best seasons, in a cheerful account of old-fashioned America by an incorrigible itinerant. Reprint.
Unforgotten Sins in Charleston
Jim Gordon III
DuRhett-VanDuff Publishing House
Unforgotten Sins in Charleston is a character-driven story about one of the oldest, aristocratic families in the Holy City, trying to keep their dark and deadly secrets at bay. With Charleston's history of pagan rituals, voodoo, ghostly legends, and superstitions, the city and Timothy Camdin share a mysterious marriage of cruel, inhuman horrors concealed by a cultured elegance. Richard and Annina Camdin, Timothy's affluent grandparents, rescue ...
Sandy Run Press, 2014
After one of the worst nights of his life, DEA Agent T.A. Reddick leaves Miami for Charleston, SC, hoping a return to his roots will heal a wounded heart and the guilt of killing a friend. The sleepy and sultry city of Charleston is filled with echoes of the Old South: genteel playboys, society debutantes, and quiet cobblestone streets. But as Reddick will soon discover, there’s danger lurking under her charming veneer. When a movie star’s ...
Season of Secrets (Lowcountry Suspense Series #3) (Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense #32)
As a teenager, Dinah Westlake had witnessed the murder of her pregnant cousin, but a concussion blocked her memories of that night. Now, ten years later, her cousin's widower, Marc Devlin, had returned to Charleston to give his young son a true Southern Christmas. It was a chance to make amends in a family torn apart by the tragedy--and the suspicion that Marc was responsible for his wife's demise. But when several dangerous "accidents" ...
Charles Towne (The Keepers of the Ring Series)
HuntHaven Press, 2009
"An unforgettable journey . . .[that] will certainly intrigue and encourage!" -- Beverly LaHaye "Powerful stories rich with historical detail and compelling characters." -- --Francine Rivers, novelist "Angela Elwell Hunt single-handedly sets a new standard for inspirational historical romance with her high quality of writing." -- Romantic Times, May 1998 Concluding the Keepers of the Ring series, CHARLES TOWNE follows the exploration ...
Mr. Carter's Sword
Who could imagine that a secret from the Vietnam War would trigger an amphibious assault on American soil four decades later? Probably no one, until former Ranger Buddy Carter penned a deathbed letter blaming two black marketeers--an American and a South Vietnamese--for putting two U.S. Army Ranger teams in the enemy's path. Four Rangers were killed, the rest were wounded and at least one mentally scarred for life. In a flamboyant CIA ...
Party Receipts from the Charleston Junior League
Algonquin Books, 1993
The third Charleston Junior League cookbook reveals more secrets of the city's legendary hospitality.
Southern Weddings: New Looks from the Old South
From the Southeast's preeminent wedding designer, Tara Guérard, comes Southern Weddings: New Looks from the Old South. This unique new book puts readers on the most coveted guest lists to the most spectacular events, and goes behind the scenes for an insider's look at how these glamorous affairs come to be. Southern Weddings showcases 10 splendid weddings, and shares the tools-and tricks-of the trade Tara has learned from over a decade of ...
Joggling Board Press, 2009
In one of America's most beautiful cities, an ugly crime has been committed. Based on events that took place in Charleston, South Carolina a hundred years ago; Dead Weight tells the story of the murder of a Jewish merchant, the black man accused of the murder and the white populace primed for a hanging. Into these real events, steps a fictional character. A reporter from New York is assigned to cover a story with would seem to be a fait ...
Teddy Powers: The Stone Keepers (Volume 1)
Teddy Powers is trying to live a normal 6th grade life after his family moves to Charleston, South Carolina. There's just one problem. His new classmates tell him that weird, unexplainable things have happened through the years to kids who have been in the house his parents just bought. Some got rich. Some got lucky. But some - like six-year-old Jack Everett who lived in the house in 1944 - disappeared, never to be seen or heard from again. ...
Washout: A Folly Beach Mystery
A routine trip to the local hardware store propels Chris Landrum into a world of revenge, hate, and murder?hardly the peaceful outcome he had planned for his retirement on the small island of Folly Beach, South Carolina. Chris learned during his first year of retirement that friendships are more important than surf, sand, and the beauty of Charleston and South Carolina?s Low Country. So when his friend Larry, a retired ...
Gullah Images: The Art of Jonathan Green
University of South Carolina Press
In his art Jonathan Green paints an autobiography of his childhood and an ode to a people imbued with a profound respect for the dignity and value of others--the Gullah people of South Carolina's barrier islands. The 180 color images assembled in this collection showcase the meaning, purpose, and beauty that Green finds in the small but critical tasks of life.
Hiking Las Vegas: The All-in-One Guide to Exploring Red Rock Canyon, Mt. Charleston, and Lake Mead
Huntington Press, 2011
Branch Whitney has hiked and climbed more than 3,000 miles, led more than 2,000 hikers to summits, and blazed wild and rewarding scrambling routes all over the Southwest. When Whitney claims that some of the best hiking and rock-scrambling in the United States are within an hour of the Las Vegas Strip, you can believe him. Hiking Las Vegas is now available in a newly updated edition, covering Red Rock Canyon, Mount Charleston, and Lake Mead, ...
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