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Hoppin' John's Charleston, Beaufort & Savannah: Dining at Home in the Lowcountry
John Martin Taylor

Clarkson Potter, 1997

John Martin Taylor offers a tempting display of homes and food with this sumptuous treasury of recipes and photographs. From shrimp Creole to black-eyed pea cakes, the unique flavors of southern cuisine are as old and treasured as the charming mansions of Charleston, Beaufort, and Savannah. 150 full-color photos.


Lowcountry Summer (Plantation)
Dorothea Benton Frank

William Morrow Paperbacks, 2011

“Frank…writes with genuine adoration for and authority on the South Carolina Lowcountry from which she sprang….[Her] stuff is never escapist fluff—it’s the real deal.” — Atlanta Journal-Constitution Return to Tall Pines in the long-awaited sequel to Dorothea Benton Frank’s beloved bestseller Plantation . Lowcountry Summer is the story of the changing anatomy of a family after the loss of its matriarch, sparkling with the ...


Not Quite Dead (A Lowcountry Ghost Story) (Lowcountry Ghosts Book 1), 2014

A broken engagement sends Graciela Harper crawling back to Heron Creek with her tail between her legs, but finds the sleepy little town too changed to set her life right. Not even her budding drinking problem can obscure her Gramps’s failing health, or erase the mental picture of her first love happily married to her childhood best friend. To top it all off, she’s having a heck of time convincing the town’s dashing young mayor of her ...


Lowcountry Spirit

Pocket Star, 2013

A haunting historical eNovella about three slave girls with mystical powers living on an eerie island off the coast of Georgia, whose lives intertwine in their quest for freedom. Meet Emmaline, Celestia, and Liza, three slave girls on a haunted barrier island in Georgia lowcountry. Emmaline is a mouthy, stubborn young woman who has magic in her blood and conjures the strongest spells with hardly any effort. Celestia was ten when her mother ...


Thanksgiving Tides: (Contemporary Romance) (Lowcountry Love Story Book 1)

Banyan Books, 2014

This is a novella - approximately 85 pages. After losing her job, Cassandra Grayson races home to Charleston, South Carolina to lick her wounds. However, the serenity she sought is rudely interrupted by a pair of drop-dead abs currently owned by her childhood crush Luke Reynolds. Fighting self-doubt and working to overcome her mortification and embarrassment at being a career failure, Cassie reconnects with Luke and discovers a new life not ...


The Summer Girls (Lowcountry Summer)
Mary Alice Monroe

Pocket Books, 2014

Three granddaughters. Three months. One summer house. In this enchanting trilogy set on Sullivan’s Island, South Carolina, New York Times bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe captures the complex relationships between three half sisters scattered across the country—and a grandmother determined to help them rediscover their family bonds. Set amid ancient live oaks and palmettos, overlooking the water, historic Sea Breeze is Marietta ...


The Summer Wind (Lowcountry Summer)
Mary Alice Monroe

Gallery Books, 2014

The Summer Wind is the second book in Monroe’s Lowcountry Summer trilogy, following the New York Times bestselling The Summer Girls. This series is a poignant and heartwarming story of three half-sisters and their grandmother, who is determined to help them rediscover their southern roots and family bonds. It’s midsummer and Eudora, nicknamed Dora, is staying at Sea Breeze, the family’s ancestral home on Sullivan’s Island. For ...


Pawleys Island (Lowcountry Tales)
Dorothea Benton Frank

Berkley, 2006

Catapulted from her home, her marriage and her children, artist Rebecca Simms has come to Pawleys Island to hide herself from herself. Little does she know that on this “arrogantly shabby” family playground, she’ll encounter three people who will change her life: a wise and irresistible octogenarian who will pry her secrets from her, a gallery owner who caters to interior decorators and heaven save us, tourists, and a retired attorney from ...


Lowcountry Bombshell (A Liz Talbot Mystery) (Volume 2)
Susan M. Boyer

Henery Press, 2013

From the USA TODAY Bestselling Author of the AGATHA AWARD-WINNING Liz Talbot Mysteries: UNIQUE SOUTHERNISMS, GRACIOUS CHARM, AND A CAST OF ECCENTRIC CHARACTERS... "Susan Boyer delivers big time with a witty mystery that is fun, radiant, and impossible to put down. I LOVE THIS BOOK!" - New York Times Bestselling Author, Darynda Jones Liz Talbot thinks she's seen another ghost when she meets Calista McQueen. She's the spitting image of Marilyn ...


Lowcountry Boil (A Liz Talbot Mystery) (Volume 1)
Susan M Boyer

Henery Press, 2012

USA TODAY Bestseller and Winner of the AGATHA AWARD 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." - The ...


Full Moon, High Tide : Tastes and Traditions of the Lowcountry
Beaufort Academy Parents Association

Wimmer Cookbooks, 2001

Wonderful local cookbook with recipes from the LowCountry. Authentic recipes from home cooks.


Beach House Memories
Mary Alice Monroe

Gallery Books, 2013

Mary Alice Monroe, New York Times bestselling author of the Lowcountry Summer trilogy, returns to her beloved South with Beach House Memories , the sequel to The Beach House , now in paperback! Autumn brings haunting beauty to the sun-soaked dunes on Isle of Palms, where Olivia “Lovie” Rutledge lives in her beloved Primrose Cottage. As the seasons change, Lovie remembers one special summer… In 1974, America is changing, but ...


Palmetto Moon: A Lowcountry Novel
Kim Boykin

Berkley Trade, 2014

June, 1947. Charleston is poised to celebrate the biggest wedding in high-society history, the joining of two of the oldest families in the city. Except the bride is nowhere to be found… Unlike the rest of the debs she grew up with, Vada Hadley doesn’t see marrying Justin McLeod as a blessing—she sees it as a life sentence. So when she finds herself one day away from a wedding she doesn’t want, she’s left with no choice but to run ...


Fodor's In Focus Charleston: with Hilton Head & the Lowcountry (Travel Guide)

Fodor's, 2013

One of the South’s most iconic cities, Charleston has perennial appeal for travelers. Eye-candy abounds throughout the city’s walkable center, from pastel row houses to white-columned antebellum mansions and leafy streets. This setting, together with superb Southern cuisine and green spaces for outdoor activities, makes Charleston a prime domestic American travel destination. Fodor’s InFocus Charleston also covers a side trip to popular ...


Gullah History Along the Carolina Lowcountry
Thomas Pyatt

Pyatt, 2006

This book is a look back over time and events, at life as it once was, compared to today with its many changes due to development, etc. A documentation and artistic preservation of the history and culture of the Gullah people along the Carolina Lowcountry. A deep look at the lives, traditions, customs and experiences of the Gullah people along the Carolina Lowcountry, along the coastal areas and Sea Islands. A culture and people that have ...


Plantation: A Lowcountry Tale
Dorothea Benton Frank

Jove, 2001

Pat Conroy called Dorothea Benton Frank’s debut, Sullivan’s Island , “hilarious and wise,” while Anne Rivers Siddons declared that it “roars with life.” Now Frank evokes a lush plantation in the heart of modern-day South Carolina—where family ties and hidden truths run as deep and dark as the mighty Edisto River… Caroline Wimbley Levine always swore she’d never go home again. But now, at her brother’s behest, she has ...


African-Atlantic Cultures and the South Carolina Lowcountry (Cambridge Studies on the American South)
Professor Ras Michael Brown

Cambridge University Press, 2014

African-Atlantic Cultures and the South Carolina Lowcountry examines perceptions of the natural world revealed by the religious ideas and practices of African-descended communities in South Carolina from the colonial period into the twentieth century. Focusing on Kongo nature spirits known as the simbi, Ras Michael Brown describes the essential role religion played in key historical processes, such as establishing new communities and ...


The Food, Folklore, and Art of Lowcountry Cooking: A Celebration of the Foods, History, and Romance Handed ...
Joseph Dabney

Cumberland House, 2010

The perfect gift for Southerners, history lovers, and foodies alike. Discover the secrets of one of the most mysterious, romantic regions in the South: the Lowcountry. James Beard Cookbook of the Year Award-winning author Joe Dabney produces another gem with this comprehensive celebration of Lowcountry cooking. Packed with history, authoritative folklore, photographs, and fascinating sidebars, Dabney takes readers on a tour of the Coastal ...


Lowcountry Punch

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 ...


Love Starts with Elle (A Lowcountry Romance)
Rachel Hauck

Thomas Nelson, 2008

Elle's living the dream—but is it her dream or his? Elle loves life in Beaufort, South Carolina—lazy summer days on the sand bar, coastal bonfires, and dinners with friends sharing a lifetime of memories. And she's found her niche as the owner of a successful art gallery too. Life is good. Then the dynamic pastor of her small town church sweeps her off her feet. She's never known a man like Jeremiah—one who breathes in confidence and ...



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