Summer Reads: Dorothea Benton Frank

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Program Type: Author Talks
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Tickets $25 and include a copy of Queen Bee. Purchase at any CCPL branch or click here to purchase online.

Presented by Carroll County Public Library and A Likely Story Bookstore 

In Partnership with Carroll Community College

Refreshments provided. Book sale and signing to follow the author talk. Books available for purchase from A Likely Story Bookstore. No outside books permitted. 


Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of New York Times bestselling author Dorothea Benton Frank’s Carolina Lowcountry in this evocative tale that returns at long last to her beloved Sullivan’s Island. Queen Bee is a classic Lowcountry Tale—warm, wise and hilarious, it roars with humanity and a dropperful of whodunit added for good measure by an unseen hand. In her twentieth novel, Dorothea Benton Frank brings us back to her beloved island with an unforgettable story where the Lowcountry magic of the natural world collides with the beat of the human heart.


New York Times bestseller Dorothea Benton Frank was born and raised on Sullivans Island, South Carolina. She resides in the New York area and South Carolina with her husband. Dorothea Benton’s Frank most recent bestseller, Same Beach, Next Year debuted at #4 on the New York Times list, where it remained in the top ten for three weeks. A contemporary voice of the South, Dorothea Benton Frank is beloved from coast to coast, thanks to her bestsellers including, Same Beach, Next Year, All Summer Long, All the Single Ladies, The Hurricane Sisters, The Last Original Wife, Porch Lights, Folly Beach, Sullivans Island, and Plantation.