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Dorothea Benton Frank

Biography

Dorothea Benton Frank

Dorothea Benton Frank is the New York Times bestselling author of such novels as THE LAND OF MANGO SUNSETS, BULLS ISLAND, SULLIVAN'S ISLAND and RETURN TO  SULLIVANS ISLAND.

Ms. Frank has appeared on NBC's "Today" show, Parker Ladd's "Book Talk," and many local network-affiliated television stations. She is a frequent speaker on creative writing and the creative process for students of all ages and in private venues, such as the National Arts Club, the Junior League of New York, Friends of the Library, and the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. She has also been a guest speaker at the South Carolina Book Festival; Novello, North Carolina's Festival of Books; and the Book and Author annual event in Charleston, South Carolina, sponsored by the Post & Courier.

Before she began her writing career, Ms. Frank was involved extensively in the arts and education, and in raising awareness and funding for various nonprofits in New Jersey and New York. At the present time she serves on the boards of The South Carolina Historical Society and The South Carolina Coastal Conservation League.

The author, who was born and raised on Sullivan's Island in South Carolina, currently divides her time between New Jersey and South Carolina.

Books by Dorothea Benton Frank

by Dorothea Benton Frank - Fiction

Unable to endure another moment with her insensitive husband and infuriating adult children, Atlanta wife Leslie Carter heads to the Carolina Lowcountry to reassess her life and ends up reconnecting with her first love, a man who awakens a realization in her that life is too short to settle for anything less than the best.

by Dorothea Benton Frank - Fiction, Women's Fiction

Dorothea Benton Frank takes readers on an emotional journey deep into the heart of her beloved South Carolina Lowcountry. In PORCH LIGHTS, she conjures the magic and mystery in the wild shores, misty dunes, gentle salt breezes, and rainbow sunsets of the enchanted Sullivan’s Island, where three generations of a family will discover the indelible power of love.

by Dorothea Benton Frank

It has been years since Elizabeth “Betts” McGee has returned to her once-adored Bulls Island in the Carolina lowcountry. Will her estranged family welcome her with open arms?

by Dorothea Benton Frank - Fiction

A woman returns to the past to find her future in this exciting and heartwarming new tale of loss, acceptance, family and love from Dorothea Benton Frank.