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Book: Henrietta's Journal - A Life of Compromise by Carolyn P. Schriber
Henrietta Ainesworth grew up in the shadows of the dreamy spires of Oxford, her world filled with black-robed scholars, ageless buildings, and her father's steadfast conviction that the world was as stable and unchanging as the manuscripts over which he presided at the Bodleian Library. Like her father, Henrietta harbored no unchoate longings, no burning ambitions, no restless desire to see the [...]
 
Book: Laurel - Will the couple's love sustain them or is their daughter lost to them forever? by Susan F. Craft
In the port of Charleston, South Carolina, post-Revolutionary War passions reach fever pitch. There, Lilyan's past catches up with her. As a former patriot spy, she is charged with the murder of a British officer. Thrown into the "Exchange Building" and chained alongside prostitutes, thieves, and murderers, she seeks the courage to survive and the faith to believe she will find her missing child, [...]
 
Book: COUGAR! - A Wildlife Thriller Set in the Low Country of South Carolina by W.W. Brock
When two South Carolina Department of Natural Resources officers are called to the scene of a car accident to view a body that has been partially eaten by a wild animal, they cannot begin to imagine that the race against the clock to stop a man eater before it kills again will also uncover a conspiracy that has tentacles reaching into the highest levels of government and could change the future [...]
 
Book: Damned Yankee - The Story of a Marriage (The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country Book 5) by Carolyn P. Schriber
These are the people you don't read about in history books. A Harvard-educated New Englander. He was welcomed as a teacher by a school for apprentices in Charleston, South Carolina. But when his history lessons about the founding of America clashed with the pro-secession rhetoric of local slave-owners, he was out of a job. Can he find a way to reconcile his abolitionist sentiments with the [...]
 
Book: In the Blood by Scott Skipper
George Washington Skipper was a man with secrets. He kept multiple wives in two states, spawned at least sixteen children, adopted three, spent four years in the Confederate Army, was shot twice and lived to eighty-five. Then there was one more thing and a hundred years later the family is still scandalized over it. This fictionalized account of my ancestor's remarkable life will probably get me [...]
 
Book: Demented (The Life Of Ben) by Tracy L. Judy
Pushing the label "troubled teen" to a completely new level, "Demented" tells the story of William Benjamin. A troubled teen from the Deep South, Ben's view of the world and his way of handling his problems are unique, and deadly. Witness the path that he leaves behind from his point of view. "Demented" only begins to describe the life of Ben.
 
Book: Heavy Weather: A Carolina Coast Novel (Carolina Coast Stories Book 2) by Normandie Fischer
A single cop. A childless woman. An almost-dead mama and her two little ones. All bent on stopping a murderer. Annie Mac's estranged husband vows that nothing will keep him from getting his baby girl. Not Annie Mac and certainly not that boy of hers. But then comes the town of Beaufort, with Lieutenant Clay Dougherty in the lead, ready to do what it takes. Whatever that is. As a Kirkus reviewer [...]
 
Book: Before Anne After by James Paddock
It's July, 1987. Through a series of small errors and oversights - a missed phone message, an unlocked high-security door, a lax in protocol, a falling purse - eight-month pregnant Annabelle Waring unknowingly stumbles into her husband's time-travel experiment. She awakens in a 1943 Charleston Navy Shipyard barracks with no memory of the event. Her existence and her sanity become questionable; if [...]
 
Book: Return to Tobacco Road by Charlie Fiveash
Investment banker Will Jordan has decided to leave his life in Boston to purchase his family's tobacco farm in rural North Carolina, but a secret from past generations may prevent him from starting a new career back in his home state. As he seeks to uncover childhood memories left behind in North Carolina, Will discovers skeletons in his own past that could lead him down a road of destruction.
 
Book: Box of Rocks (A Maggie Gorski Mystery) by Karla Telega
At age 55, Maggie is losing the battle with her fear of failure and small designer dogs. At the advice of her psychiatrist, she and her friend Cher embark on a series of ill-conceived hobbies. Whether hunting for a fabled lizard man in the swamps of South Carolina, or panning for gold, their adventures are sure to test the limits of common sense. When archaeology student, Paul Lakeland stumbles [...]
 
Book: Catch Me If You Can, Edition 2 by Miss Mae
Are all rules broken when it comes to playing a game? Washed ashore a South Carolina beach, Lois Steinberg learns her shelter, an old plantation house, was scheduled to host a 'Catch Me' game convention. When the cook is the first one found murdered, the game environment instantly morphs into a terrifying evening reminiscent of 'And Then There Were None'.
 
Book: Honor Code by Cathy Perkins
In a small southern town where everyone normally knows each other's business, veteran detective Larry Robbins must solve the disappearance of eighty-year-old widower, African-American George Beason. When evidence arises that Beason may have left town on his own, it would be easy for Robbins to close the case, but his gut instinct tells him more's at stake. As he uncovers clues about Beason's [...]
 
Book: Blood Clay by Valerie Nieman
Blood Clay tells the story of Tracey Gaines, who has moved to rural Saul County, North Carolina, to escape the wreckage of a divorce and becomes a teacher at an alternative school. She devotes herself to renovating an old farmhouse but finds she can't as easily build connections in this new place. When the community splits, she finds an ally in Dave Fordham, a native son who struck out for new [...]
 
Book: The Road to Frogmore - Turning Slaves into Citizens by Carolyn P. Schriber
What could possibly go wrong? Laura Town and her life-long friend Ellen Murray joined the Port Royal Experiment in 1862 to test their abolitionist ideals against the realities of slaves abandoned by their owners in the Low Country of South Carolina. They hoped to find a place they could call home, as well as an outlet for their talents as schoolteacher and doctor.. It seemed like a good idea at [...]
 
Book: Yankee Daughters (The Grenville Trilogy Book 3) by Carolyn P. Schriber
Jamey Grenville was in the habit of rescuing women. He stepped up to save a Pennsylvania farm when his future wife's parents were killed in a tragic accident. He found a new home for his unmarried sister when a horrendous earthquake drove her from the family residence in Charleston, South Carolina. And he thought he had provided the perfect safety net for his eight daughters by bringing together [...]
 
Book: Missing - The Sanders Saga by Suzanne D Williams
What happens to those left behind? Missing. Wartime Romance. For Adele Davis, the loss of her husband during the war in Vietnam leaves her with unanswered questions and a decision--whether to love again. For Amos and Elizabeth Sanders, it is the absence of their precious son which brings sorrow and pain. Yet a twist of fate gives them something far greater. For Molly and Doug Sanders, war brings [...]
 
Book: The Whispering Sentinel by Ruth Kyser
It is said 'you can't go home again', but after a cancelled wedding and the death of her father, Sandy Martin makes the decision to do just that when she returns to her hometown of Bradford Mills. She buys her grandmother's old house, and in the process of remodeling the house with an old friend, Tom Brannigan, Sandy discovers her house has a story to tell. While she continues an internal [...]
 
Book: Becalmed: A Carolina Coast Novel (Carolina Coast Stories Book 1) by Normandie Fischer
Heart of Excellence finalist - Selah Awards Finalist When a Southern woman with a broken heart finds herself falling for a widower with a broken boat, it's anything but smooth sailing. With her days chock full designing jewelry for the shop she co-owns with her best friend, sailing her sharpie, and hanging out with girlfriends Tadie Longworth barely notices she's morphing into the town's maiden [...]
 
Book: Sailing out of Darkness (Carolina Coast Stories Book 4) by Normandie Fischer
Love conquers all? Maybe for some people. Samantha flees Dodge--or rather Beaufort, NC--to free herself from a relationship that should never have happened. But does she leave in time to stave off trouble for others as well as herself? Teo isn't looking for romance or anything other than the next plot point for his mystery series--until a strange and compelling vision shows up in the waters near [...]
 
Book: Passion's Design by Sharon Noble
Designer Rosalind Hughes's task is to create a perfect wedding, not to fall in love with the groom, a South American aristocrat who holds all things American in contempt, especially American women. Her conservative Vermont background failed to prepare her for the environment of Colombian social conventions and the strength of tradition. She is mesmerized by black eyes and overwhelming sensuality, [...]
 
Book: When Killers Cry by Katherine Edwards
It's 1981 and South Africa is in the grip of apartheid. The ANC's armed wing, Umkhonto we Sizwe, is stepping up violent retaliation; detentions, strikes and riots are increasing daily. Reporter Hannah Smith, stumbles into a quagmire of political conspiracy when she begins investigating the deaths of black activists and dissidents. What she learns puts her life and that of her friends and family [...]
 
Book: Going Southern - The No-Mess Guide to Success in the South by Deborah J. Levine
Going Southern is both a personal journey and a guide to navigating the culture of the South. Deborah Levine's stories & strategies give New Southerners a cultural map to the U.S. Southeast while entertaining them in true Southern style. Read how and why Newcomers are taking the journey South. Steer your way through the Old and New South with the Going Southern stories and strategies. In his [...]
 
Book: Fragile Dreams by Karen Cogan
The Civil war unleashes a bitter battle near Caroline's home--and in her heart. Parentless, and with a young brother to tend, Caroline blames God and the Yankees for her difficulties. Then, she finds a wounded Union soldier lying in her lawn, and her world is turned upside-down... Shot and left for dead, Nate thanks God for the Confederate angel who takes him in and nurses him back to health, but [...]
 
Book: The Liar's Guide to South America by Michael Delwiche
Andrew Mozart is in love. He fell for Sarah the first time they met, but he could never find the courage to tell her. When she leaves work on a gap year adventure to South America, he thinks he has missed his chance. Until he moves desks, and finds her computer still logged in to her email account. Sarah's old emails reveal that she thought more of him then he believed possible. Armed with [...]
 
Book: Unexpected Hero (The Southern Seas Series) by Gwendoline Ewins
Historical Saga: sensual, intended for 17+ readers The South Pacific, 1866. Their parents have been friends for years but Sebastian Churnside and Charity Trescothick have never warmed to each other. He believes she is complacent about living in her parents' shadow. She believes him to be a cuckoo in the warm family of the seacaptain, though his inability to follow the family tradition of [...]
 
Book: A Message in the Roses by Sandy Semerad
On a snowy day in Atlanta, Carrie Sue Justice revisits the past as a young and passionate newspaper reporter, covering a shooting death in her community: It's 1986. Her life is a mess. She catches her husband with another woman inside the antebellum home she inherited from her parents. Then she falls in love with an unavailable man plagued with guilt. The man is none other than the irresistible [...]
 
Book: Just Turn Left at the Mountain - Multi Entry Trials and Tribulations Meandering Across Chinese Borders by Andy Smart
When Andy's redundancy money clears in the bank, and with middle age fast approaching, the only realistic course of action is to wave goodbye to the UK and start again. A one way ticket to China please! This is one man's light-hearted three year account of his numerous attempts and failures of settling down and creating a new life in a different culture. Wanted: A traditional house with sliding [...]
 
Book: Butterfly Wish - A Doomed Interracial Love Affair Set in Post War South Korea by D. Davidson and R. Marcano
Butterfly Wish is a story about friendship, love, loyalty and betrayal. But it is mostly about unchecked human behavior in a mecca of sex and violence. Shane Brennan and Manny Veneto are stationed in the Republic of South Korea in 1963 when suddenly they are dragged into the dark world of sin and exploitation. The two men are serving in the United States Air Force when their world surprisingly [...]
 
Book: The Stone Dog by Robert Mitchell
20th September 1917 - Wakaya, Fiji. The Count Felix von Luckner, Master of the German raider Seeadler, lowers a sealed iron chest into the waters of a small unnamed bay under cover of darkness. 17th December 1971 - Cairns, Australia. The chance mention of von Luckner's name revives memories of boyhood tales of the secrets of that far-off night, and of the iron chest watched over by the stone dog. [...]
 
Book: GOLDEN EAGLES by Robert Mitchell
Are the iron chests, chests filled with Golden Eagles - gold coins issued by the United States of America in the 1930's and coveted the world over for their rarity - still on board the USS President Coolidge as she lies in her watery grave off the island of Espiritu Santo in Vanuatu? Or were they removed soon after she sank in October 1942? Three people set sail from Townville, Australia, to seek [...]
 
Book: Importing Democracy - The Role of NGOs in South Africa, Tajikistan, & Argentina by Julie Fisher
While street protesters demanding democratic reforms make headlines in the international news, Importing Democracy: The Role of NGOs in South Africa, Tajikistan, and Argentina, written by Julie Fisher and published by the Kettering Foundation Press, focuses on a quieter movement led by democratization NGOs. In South Africa, the Good Governance Learning Network shares participatory tools to make [...]
 
Book: An Egg and A Cigarette - Tales of a Family's Volunteering in Ecuador and Peru by Shari Harris-Dunning
"Mommy, why are so many people in Guatemala so poor?" "Sweetie, it's such a complicated answer." "Mommy, we need to help." This seemingly innocent conversation inspired the Dunning family to embark on a family volunteer trip to a "lesser developed" part of the world. In 2010, the Dunnings took off four months and volunteered in Ecuador and Peru. This book describes how they found family [...]
 
Book: Sacred Guardian by Carolina Montague
Three rules governed Joe Littlehawk's existence as a Sacred Guardian: never interfere, never let them see you, and NEVER touch. Before he watched over Alena, he'd never broken any... Young single mother Alena Morgan has no time for anything remotely paranormal. Yet when she suffers an accidental overdose of powerful migraine medication, she can't deny the glorious Native American dude who appears [...]
 
Book: Door in the Sky (Mother of All) by Carolina Montague
In thirteenth century southern France, half-Basque witch Mariana must choose between two knights. Breton knight Richard knows of the old ways, the circle fires and standing stones. Yet Richard is betrothed to another. Heartbroken, Mariana refuses all suitors and secretly follows her mother's magic, a path that got her mother burnt at the stake. Henri, tortured soldier of the Inquisition, is sent [...]
 
Book: Murder Deja Vu by Polly Iyer
Adult language and situations. Wealthy architect Reece Daughtry spent fifteen years in a Massachusetts prison for a murder he didn't commit. Released on a technicality, he now makes his home in the mountains of North Carolina, building rock fireplaces for a waiting list of clients. His self-imposed solitude is shattered when local author Dana Minette asks him to build a fireplace in her new [...]
 
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