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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 ...


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 ...


Lowcountry Voodoo: Beginner's Guide to Tales, Spells and Boo Hags
Terrance Zepke

Pineapple Press, 2009

When African slaves were brought to the American South to work the plantations, they brought with them their culture, traditions, and religion—including what came to be called voodoo. This unique blend of Christianity, herbalism, and folk magic is still practiced in South Carolina’s Lowcountry. Though a beginner’s guide, Lowcountry Voodoo offers a surprising wealth of information about this fascinating part of Lowcountry life. ...


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 ...


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 ...


Lowcountry Punch
Boo Walker

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 ...


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 ...


The Butterfly's Daughter
Mary Alice Monroe

Gallery Books, 2012

Mary Alice Monroe, New York Times bestselling author of the Lowcountry Summer trilogy, once again touches hearts with her lyrical, poignant, and moving novel The Butterfly’s Daughter , now in paperback! Every year, the monarch butterflies— las mariposas —fly more than two thousand miles on fragile wings to return to their winter home in Mexico. Now Luz Avila makes that same perilous journey south as she honors a vow to her beloved ...


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 Plantations Today
N. Jane Iseley, William P. Baldwin

Legacy Pubns, 2001

American Heritage, Preservation, Conservation (and Grand Living) Lowcountry Plantations Today is the definitive document to the storied past and purposeful future of 35 South Carolina Lowcountry plantations; some of America's largest tracts of undeveloped land and home to significant and magnificent houses, whose owners have-in this rare instance-opened their doors for all of us to peek inside.


Women of the Plantations: Lowcountry, S.C.
Ms Kay W. Nelson

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

Sara, a beautiful and privileged Bostonian, faces unimaginable challenges as she falls in love and moves to the Lowcountry of South Carolina to marry a handsome plantation master. The Civil War is igniting, and the young wife is suddenly left to manage his rice plantation and "his" slaves. The War's growing turbulence brings danger close to home - - rapes, hangings, and harrowing escapes through the Underground Railroad. Sara's abolitionist ...


Sugar Daddy (Lowcountry Heat Book 1)

Rie Warren, 2014

She needs a job. He wants a mistress. Hearts and contracts are bound to get broken. Shay Greer is pure GRITS--a Girl Raised In The South--but nowhere near a demure southern belle. She's looking for a way out of her broken down marriage when she lands an unexpected job offer she really should refuse. Position? Mistress . Fringe Benefits? Of course . Fraternization with sexy CEO Reardon Boone? Required . Shay signs on, lured by the promise ...


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 ...


Sullivan's Island (Lowcountry Tales)
Dorothea Benton Frank

Berkley Trade, 2004

The New York Times bestseller—in paperback for the first time! Set in the steamy, stormy landscape of South Carolina, Sullivan's Island tells the unforgettable story of one woman's courageous journey toward truth. Born and raised on idyllic Sullivan's Island, Susan Hayes navigated through her turbulent childhood with humor, spunk, and characteristic Southern sass. But years later, she is a conflicted woman with an unfaithful husband, ...


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 ...


Row upon Row: Sea Grass Baskets of the South Carolina Lowcountry
Dale Rosengarten

Univ of South Carolina, 1993

From its roots in Africa through its development on the rice plantations to its current renaissance as an art form sought after by collectors and tourists.


Lady's Man: A Short Novel (Life & Love in the Lowcountry)

Oliver-Heber Books, 2013

Instinct brought Annie Franklin to Folly Beach, South Carolina to say good-bye to her grandmother. As a parting gift to her beloved gram, she also decides it’s time to live a freer, more open-hearted life. Thanks to one very intuitive dog and a perfect stranger, she discovers that ‘letting go’ has as much to do with embracing the present as it does with shedding the past. New York Times best-selling author Tanya Anne Crosby makes her ...


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 ...


Northern Money, Southern Land: The Lowcountry Plantation Sketches of Chlotilde R. Martin
Chlotilde R. Martin

University of South Carolina Press, 2009

In the early 1930s Chlotilde R. Martin of Beaufort, South Carolina, wrote a series of articles for the Charleston News and Courier documenting the social and economic transformation of the lowcountry coast as an influx of wealthy northerners began buying scores of old local plantations. Her articles combined the name-dropping chatter of the lowcountry social register with reflections on the tension between past and present in the old rice and ...


Slave Counterpoint: Black Culture in the Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake and Lowcountry (Published for the ...
Philip D. Morgan

The University of North Carolina Press, 1998

On the eve of the American Revolution, nearly three-quarters of all African Americans in mainland British America lived in two regions: the Chesapeake, centered in Virginia, and the Lowcountry, with its hub in South Carolina. Here, Philip Morgan compares and contrasts African American life in these two regional black cultures, exploring the differences as well as the similarities. The result is a detailed and comprehensive view of slave life in ...



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