books about: charleston
Looking for Me
Viking Adult, 2013
A Southern novel of family and antiques from the bestselling author of the beloved Saving CeeCee Honeycutt Beth Hoffman’s bestselling debut, Saving CeeCee Honeycutt , won admirers and acclaim with its heartwarming story and cast of unforgettable characters. Now her unique flair for evocative settings and richly drawn Southern personalities shines in her compelling new novel, Looking for Me . Teddi Overman found her life’s ...
Gluttony (Seven Deadly Sins)
Sea Island Press, 2013
When the case involving Webster Shipping gets out of hand Liz and Carlton must head to Charleston to find a way to resolve this issue. Either that or Carlton’s firm will lose one of its biggest clients. But their new found love for one another comes with some issues of its own, for instance they can’t seem to keep their hands off one another. No location is too taboo for these two lovers. Their gluttonous need for one another is ...
The Last Original Wife: A Novel
Dorothea Benton Frank
Experience the sultry Southern atmosphere of Atlanta and the magic of the Carolina Lowcountry in this funny and poignant tale of one audacious woman’s quest to find the love she deserves, from New York Times bestselling author Dorothea Benton Frank. Leslie Anne Greene Carter is The Last Original Wife among her husband Wesley’s wildly successful Atlanta social set. His cronies have all traded in the mothers of their children they promised ...
Callie's Biscuits and Southern Traditions: Heirloom Recipes from Our Family Kitchen
Carrie Morey started her company, Callie’s Charleston Biscuits, with a simple goal: She wanted to make her mother Callie’s delicious biscuits—unbelievably tender, buttery creations—accessible across the country. Carrie’s handmade biscuits combine unique, brilliant flavors—sharp cheddar with fresh chives, cracked black pepper with cream cheese and green onions, and cinnamon biscuits so buttery they melt in your mouth. The biscuits are ...
Lowcountry Boil (Liz Talbot Mystery)
Henery Press, 2013
USA TODAY Bestseller and AGATHA AWARD Winner for Best First Novel FULL OF SIMMERING SUSPENSE AND INTRIGUE… “Imaginative, empathetic, genuine, and fun, Lowcountry Boil is a lowcountry delight.” - Carolyn Hart, Author of What the Cat Saw “It's a simmering gumbo of a story full of spice, salt, heat and shrimp. She had me guessing, detouring for a few laughs then doubling back for another clue right until the last chapter.” – ...
Drums of Autumn (Outlander)
BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Diana Gabaldon's The Fiery Cross . The magnificent saga continues.... It began in Scotland, at an ancient stone circle. There, a doorway, open to a select few, leads into the past—or the grave. Claire Randall survived the extraordinary passage, not once but twice. Her first trip swept her into the arms of Jamie Fraser, an eighteenth-century Scot whose love for her became legend—a tale ...
Kissed (A Southern Georgian Novel)
Oliver-Heber Books, 2013
Swept from the aristocracy of England to The Colonies on the eve of war, Jessamine Stone vows to wed no man but her onetime fiancé, Christian Haukinge. She sets out to win back Christian's affections, unaware that her brother has already offered him a bribe to break her heart. Driven by something dark, Christian agrees to the devil’s bargain, but soon finds Jessie’s innocent passion, trust, and faith undermine his resolve for vengeance. ...
Retreat To Folly (Jesus on Folly #1)
Retreat to Folly (Jesus on Folly Book 1) What if you met Jesus on the beach? Susan, an exhausted mother of three, wonders if sleep deprivation has finally made her crazy after a beach walk turns into an encounter with Jesus. She thought coming on this retreat on Folly Beach, South Carolina would give her some rest and renewal from her hectic life and maybe an attitude adjustment which she badly needs. The retreat and a series of life-changing ...
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 ...
Beginner's Guide to American Mah Jongg: How to Play the Game & Win
A Beginner's Guide to American Mah Jongg features color text to clearly show various hands and tiles. A Beginner's Guide to American Mah Jongg is the only book available which is specifically geared toward American mah jongg and follows the official National Mah Jongg League rules. Offering first-time players an easy-to-follow guide to this complex game, A Beginner's Guide to American Mah Jongg includes simple instructions and clear ...
Windrush Books, 2013
Young lawyer Jacob McKinley–Old Charleston money and socialite–had it all until God took his loving new bride, Leah, in an instant. Dr. Bill Foster, dynamo pastor and Leah’s father, empowers Jacob to find a way forward in his battles with his resentful widowed mother, a sister-in-law who blames Jacob for Leah’s death, ruthless business partners–and God. Spunky grad student Rachel Anders sparks Jacob from prolonged malaise and ...
The Girl On Legare Street (Tradd Street)
Acclaimed author Karen White returns with the sequel to the national bestseller The House on Tradd Street . Melanie has grown accustomed to renovating old houses, but she never imagined she?d have to renovate her own life to include her estranged mother. Ginnette Prioleau Middleton left Charleston thirty-five years ago. She?s returned wanting to protect the daughter she?s never really known after receiving an ominous premonition. Melanie ...
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil: A Savannah Story
Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and shaded squares. John Berendt's sharply observed, suspenseful, and witty narrative reads like a thoroughly engrossing novel, and yet it is a work of nonfiction. Berendt skillfully ...
Waking Up in Charleston (The Charleston Trilogy)
The moment Amanda defied her rich and powerful father to marry Bobby O'Leary, Big Max disowned her. Even now, with Bobby dead and Amanda mired in debt, he refuses to forgive her. But Caleb, the new man in Amanda's life, is determined to mend fences between father and daughter. He also has a far more personal mission—to make Amanda and her family his own. But when she learns how close he is to Big Max and the secret Caleb's been hiding, ...
The Lords of Discipline: A Novel
Dial Press Trade Paperback
In this powerful, mesmerizing, and acclaimed bestseller, Pat Conroy sweeps us into the turbulent world of four young men—friends, cadets, and blood brothers—and their days of hazing, heartbreak, pride, betrayal, and, ultimately, humanity. We go deep into the heart of the novel’s hero, Will McLean, a rebellious outsider with his own personal code of honor who is battling into manhood the hard way. Immersed in a poignant love affair with a ...
Scarlett: The Sequel to Margaret Mitchell's "Gone With the Wind"
Grand Central Publishing
The timeless tale continues... The most popular and beloved American historical novel ever written, Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind is unparalleled in its portrayal of men and women at once larger than life but as real as ourselves. Now bestselling writer Alexandra Ripley brings us back to Tara and reintroduces us to the characters we remember so well: Rhett, Ashley, Mammy, Suellen, Aunt Pittypat, and, of course, Scarlett. As the ...
Winning American Mah Jongg Strategies: A Guide for the Novice Player
Following up on the success of her acclaimed book, A Beginner's Guide to American Mah Jongg , bestselling author Elaine Sandberg's new book offers novice players the advice they need to excel at mah jongg. Winning American Mah Jongg Strategies: A Guide for the Novice Player provides beginners with the information they need to strategize, excel, and win! This book teaches players how to overcome common difficulties and provides the knowledge ...
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 death ...
The House on Tradd Street
A brilliant, chilling series debut, featuring a Charleston real estate agent who loves old houses?and the secret histories inside them. Practical Melanie Middleton hates to admit she can see ghosts. But she?s going to have to accept it. An old man she recently met has died, leaving her his historic Tradd Street home, complete with housekeeper, dog?and a family of ghosts anxious to tell her their secrets. Enter Jack Trenholm, a gorgeous ...
Deception (Southern Comfort)
Samantha Martin’s carefully reconstructed life is teetering on the edge of disaster. After surviving an abusive childhood, Sam is only months away from completing her hard-won college degree when she gets devastating news about her brother. Donnie, her protector and best friend, lies in a coma in a Charleston hospital. Sam struggles with the question of who shot her beloved brother as well as the monumental expenses of his ongoing care, and ...
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