Porch Lights: A Novel
by Dorothea Benton Frank
Kindle Edition-

New York Times bestselling author Dorothea Benton Frank is back home in the Carolina lowcountry, spinning a tale that brims with the ...

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  "Enjoyable Read" by FriendshipSisters (see profile) 06/29/12

I liked Ms. Frank's newest novel and cherished the characters. Annie, is such a card and I loved her sense of humor. Jackie and Charlie's station in life will make you cry and you will sympathize with what life has dealt them. You know, life's struggles. This is a precious story of going home to heal and one of new beginnings.

This is a great beach read and one I would truly recommend to someone that just wants to dip their toes in the surf, sit back, read and enjoy the lights glowing on the porch.

  "Porch Lights" by phoebejo (see profile) 08/09/12

Beautiful descriptive novel of love in a family that transcends tragedy. Couldn't put it down.

  "Porch Lights.....easy read, very entertaining!" by LHromika (see profile) 10/17/12

This book was lots of fun to read. Full of wit and entertainment, Porch Lights examined family dynamics of a smalltown coastal SC family dealing with tragedies and triumphs. Loved it!

  "Porch Lights" by LanaK (see profile) 10/18/12

Great summer read. We all want to move to Sullivan's Island.

  "review" by ocean508 (see profile) 10/18/12

I enjoyed the book. It made you feel good

  "Cozy" by Silver's Reviews (see profile) 09/03/13

Leave the light on for me.

PORCH LIGHTS was a book about caring, family, healing, and a book that will steal your heart in more ways than one.
Jackie, recently widowed with a ten-year-old son, decides to go back home for the rest of the summer to help Charlie heal from the loss of his father. Many surprises await Jackie as well as many decisions. One of the surprises is her mother. They never did have an easy relationship, but her mother seems to have changed.

The characters were a nice mix of fun, intensity, loneliness, being loveable, and unique. The setting was very well described as well as the emotions of each character. You will cry, laugh, and even be envious of the family connection.

You will want to be part of the Britt family and live with them on Sullivan's Island. You will definitely want to share the delicious meals made by Annie, but you won't want to be Jackie who has a major life decision to make.

I have never read a book by Ms. Frank. She has an easy style and drew me in. This book was a pleasant read. 4/5

This book was given to me free of charge and without compensation by the publisher and TLC Book Tours in exchange for an honest review.

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