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Porch Lights

Dorothea Benton Frank

“The queen of sassy Southern fiction.” —Charlotte Observer “Dottie Frank’s books are sexy and hilarious. She has staked out the lowcountry of South Carolina as her personal literary property.” —Pat Conroy, Author of The Prince of Tides and South of Broad New York Times bestselling author Dorothea Benton Frank is back home in the Carolina lowcountry, spinning a tale that brims with the warmth, charm, heart, and humor that has become her trademark. Porch Lights is a stirring, emotionally rich multigenerational story—a poignant tale of life, love, and transformation—as a nurse, returning to Sullivans Island from the Afghanistan War, finds her life has been irrevocably altered by tragedy…and now must rediscover love and purpose with the help of her son and aging mother. An evocative visit to enchanting Sullivans Island with its unique pluff mud beaches, palmetto trees, and colorful local lore—a novel filled with unforgettable characters, and enlivened by tales of the notorious Blackbeard and his bloodthirsty pirate crew and eerie Edgar Allen Poe stories—Porch Lights stands tall among the very best works of not only Dottie Frank, but Anne Rivers Siddons, Rebecca Wells, Pat Conroy, and other masters of the modern Southern novel as well.

“The queen of sassy Southern fiction.” —Charlotte Observer “Dottie Frank’s books are sexy and hilarious. She has staked out the lowcountry of South Carolina as her personal literary property.” —Pat Conroy, Author of The Prince of Tides and South of Broad New York Times bestselling author Dorothea Benton Frank is back home in the Carolina lowcountry, spinning a tale that brims with the warmth, charm, heart, and humor that has become her trademark. Porch Lights is a stirring, emotionally rich multigenerational story—a poignant tale of life, love, and transformation—as a nurse, returning to Sullivans Island from the Afghanistan War, finds her life has been irrevocably altered by tragedy…and now must rediscover love and purpose with the help of her son and aging mother. An evocative visit to enchanting Sullivans Island with its unique pluff mud beaches, palmetto trees, and colorful local lore—a novel filled with unforgettable characters, and enlivened by tales of the notorious Blackbeard and his bloodthirsty pirate crew and eerie Edgar Allen Poe stories—Porch Lights stands tall among the very best works of not only Dottie Frank, but Anne Rivers Siddons, Rebecca Wells, Pat Conroy, and other masters of the modern Southern novel as well.
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“The queen of sassy Southern fiction.” —Charlotte Observer “Dottie Frank’s books are sexy and hilarious. She has staked out the lowcountry of South Carolina as her personal literary property.” —Pat Conroy, Author of The Prince of Tides and South of Broad New York Times bestselling author Dorothea Benton Frank is back home in the Carolina lowcountry, spinning a tale that brims with the warmth, charm, heart, and humor that has become her trademark. Porch Lights is a stirring, emotionally rich multigenerational story—a poignant tale of life, love, and transformation—as a nurse, returning to Sullivans Island from the Afghanistan War, finds her life has been irrevocably altered by tragedy…and now must rediscover love and purpose with the help of her son and aging mother. An evocative visit to enchanting Sullivans Island with its unique pluff mud beaches, palmetto trees, and colorful local lore—a novel filled with unforgettable characters, and enlivened by tales of the notorious Blackbeard and his bloodthirsty pirate crew and eerie Edgar Allen Poe stories—Porch Lights stands tall among the very best works of not only Dottie Frank, but Anne Rivers Siddons, Rebecca Wells, Pat Conroy, and other masters of the modern Southern novel as well.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Robin Miles

Length:

10h 47m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

01:00


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

27:49


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

37:11


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

27:48


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

26:46


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

37:22


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

25:08


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

33:01


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

38:02


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

43:21


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

39:00


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

41:30


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

34:22


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

31:11


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

30:07


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

30:27


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

31:23


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

27:35


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

36:14


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

23:51


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

23:11


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

01:21