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Siddons, Anne Rivers

Summary: "Every August, four women would gather together to spend a week at the beach, renting a new house each year. The ritual began when they were in their twenties and their husbands were in medical school, and became a mainstay of every summer thereafter. Their only criteria was oceanfront and isolation, their only desire to strengthen their far-flung friendships. They called themselves the Girls...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SID

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION SID

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Siddons 2014

Siddons, Anne Rivers.

Summary: Every August, four women gather together to spend a week at the beach, renting a new house each year. The ritual began when they were in their twenties and their husbands were in medical school. Their only criteria was oceanfront and isolation, their only desire to strengthen their far-flung friendships. They called themselves the Girls of August. But when one of the Girls dies tragically, the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC SID

Monroe, Mary Alice.

Summary: The Blakely family, despite the tragedy that separated them, must band together to save their historical plantation, which has been in the family for generations and is the only thing that holds them all together, from being sold to developers.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Brilliance Audio 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MON

Howard, Greg (Gregory Steven)

Summary: "Eleven-year-old Riley's mom has disappeared and Riley knows that if he leaves tributes for the whispers, magical fairies that grant wishes, his mom will come back to him"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION HOW

Siddons, Anne Rivers.

Summary: "Every August, four women would gather together to spend a week at the beach, renting a new house each year. The ritual began when they were in their twenties and their husbands were in medical school, and became a mainstay of every summer thereafter. Their only criteria was oceanfront and isolation, their only desire to strengthen their far-flung friendships. They called themselves the Girls...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC SID

Wilder, Effie Leland.

Summary: Old age through the eyes of Hattie McNair a resident of a retirement home, chronicling the daily activities, relationships and ailments. By the author of Out to Pasture.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIL

Rivers, Susan

Summary: "When Major Gryffth Hockaday is called to the front lines of the Civil War, his new bride is left to care for her husband's three-hundred-acre farm and infant son. Placidia, a mere teenager herself living far from her family and completely unprepared to run a farm or raise a child, must endure the darkest days of the war on her own. By the time Major Hockaday returns two years later, Placidia...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIV

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RIV

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Rivers 2017

Monroe, Mary Alice

Summary: "Wedding season has arrived in New York Times bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe's next novel in the "distinct, complex, and endearing" (Charleston Magazine) Lowcountry Summer series, set against the romantic, charming Charleston Lowcountry. Nothing could be more enchanting than a summer wedding--or two!--in Charleston's fabled lowcountry. A centuries-old plantation, an avenue of ancient oaks...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MON

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION MON

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: P MON

Frank, Dorothea Benton

Summary: What happens when a young sophisticated Chicagoan falls for the owner of a farm on Johns Island, a lush Lowcountry paradise off the coast of South Carolina -- trading the bustle of a cosmopolitan city for the vagaries of a small southern town.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC FRA

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION FRA

Curtis, Christopher Paul

Summary: When his poor sharecropper father is killed in an accident and leaves the family in debt, twelve-year-old Little Charlie agrees to accompany fearsome plantation overseer Cap'n Buck north in pursuit of people who have stolen from him; Cap'n Buck tells Little Charlie that his father's debt will be cleared when the fugitives are captured, which seems like a good deal until Little Charlie comes...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC CUR

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Curtis 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC CUR

Frank, Dorothea Benton.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC FRA

Michaels, Fern.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2003

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC Michaels

Monroe, Mary Alice.

Summary: Three granddaughters. Three months. One summer house. In this trilogy set on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina, the author 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 Muir's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC MON

Frank, Dorothea Benton.

Summary: Anna Lutz Abbot finds her life turned upside down when her much-changed daughter arrives home from college, her wild and sexy ex-husband comes for a visit, her best friend takes up with her father, and Anna herself is enjoying a fling.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Books 2003

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Frank 2003

Hart, Carolyn G.

Summary: When her husband's latest case takes them to a remote private island, Annie's initial delight turns to horror when she realizes that they have been marooned along with numerous suspects from the case her husband is investigating.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M HAR

Connolly, John

Summary: Private detective Charlie Parker returns in this story of assassins who have targeted one of their own.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CON

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS CON

Frank, Dorothea Benton.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2003

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC FRA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC FRA

Hart, Carolyn G.

Summary: When all are gathered at Marguerite Dumaney Ladson's gala combination Xmas/birthday bash, she announces that she's leaving her fortune to Dr. Emory Swanson and his Evermore Foundation. The subsequent murder is attributed to Annie Darling's errant father who's just shown up after a twenty-five year absence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS HAR

Hart, Carolyn G.

Summary: "Summer is a hectic time of the year for Annie Darling. Sun and scorching temperatures never fail to bring swarms of tourists to her mystery bookstore, Death on Demand, for the latest beach reads. But Annie still finds time to enjoy herself. The Broward's Rock Fourth of July dance is just around the corner, and the island is buzzing with excitement--Shell Hurst included... Shell is the kind of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Hart, Carolyn G.

Summary: When Annie Darling, the popular proprietess of the Death on Demand bookstore, throws a cruise-party with guests dressing up as their favorite fictional sleuths, it's a success until one of the revelers falls overboard.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M HAR

Hart, Carolyn G.

Summary: Pleased with the success of her murder-mystery cruise, Annie Darling and her husband, Max, are suddenly on the hunt for a killer when one of the cruise participants falls overboard, the first in a series of suspicious deaths.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Hart, Carolyn G.

Summary: A wealthy widowed art patron announces her engagement to a handsome, much younger man at the gala opening of gallery, but murder disrupts the grand celebration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M HAR

Frank, Dorothea Benton.

Summary: Caroline Wimbley Levine returns to her childhood home of Tall Pines Plantation in South Carolina to help her brother deal with their eccentric and headstrong mother, Miss Lavinia, in a story of family bonds, secrets, betrayal, and understanding.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jove Books 2001

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Mass-Market Paperback, Call number: PBK FIC FRANK

Hart, Carolyn G.

Summary: Unable to volunteer at a book signing by a popular local writer, Annie Darling arrives after the event and discovers her fellow volunteer, Gretchen Burkholt, murdered after having left numerous voicemails about some scandalous news she wanted to share.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR