Dorothea Benton Frank

Dorothea Benton Frank

Dorothea Benton Frank was born in Sullivan's Island, South Carolina, USA on September 12th, 1951 and passed away at the age of 67 on September 2nd, 2019.

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Dorothea Benton Frank Stats: The highest rated book by Dorothea Benton Frank on Book Notification is All Summer Long, a Standalone novel. The second-highest rated book is Same Beach, Next Year (Lowcountry Tales #12).

The most read book by Dorothea Benton Frank on Book Notification is Sullivan's Island, the first novel in the Lowcountry Tales series. The second most read book is Sullivan's Island (Lowcountry Tales #1).

Below is a complete list of Dorothea Benton Frank books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series. The most popular series by Dorothea Benton Frank is the Lowcountry Tales Series.

List of Lowcountry Tales Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
7.2
Sullivan's Island
1999
2
7.7
Plantation
2001
3
7.4
Isle of Palms
2001
4
7.8
Shem Creek
2002
5
7.3
Pawleys Island
2005
6
7.8
Bulls Island
2008
7
7.3
Return to Sullivan's Island
2009
8
6.8
Lowcountry Summer
2010
9
7.8
Folly Beach
2011
10
8.7
The Hurricane Sisters
2014
11
8
All the Single Ladies / Carolina Girls
2015
12
9
Same Beach, Next Year
2017
13
8
Queen Bee
2019
14
Reunion Beach
2021

Chronologically, Bulls Island takes place after Folly Beach.

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Children's Books in Publication Order

Dorothea Benton Frank: Biography

Dorothea Benton Frank (Dorothea Olivia Benton Frank) was born on September 12th, 1951. Dorothea passed away September 2nd, 2019 at 67 years old. Dorothea Benton Frank was born in Sullivan's Island, South Carolina, USA. Benton Frank attended Fashion Institute of America in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dorothea Benton Frank was the author of the Lowcountry Tales series which consists of 14 novels. The Lowcountry Tales series started in 1999 with the novel Sullivan's Island. The most recently released novel in the Lowcountry Tales series was Reunion Beach which was released in 2021. There are no upcoming novels for the Lowcountry Tales series.

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Dorothea Benton Frank: F.A.Q

When was Dorothea Benton Frank Born?

Dorothea Benton Frank was born on September 12th, 1951.

When did Dorothea Benton Frank die?

Dorothea Benton Frank died on September 2nd, 2019 at 67 years old.

Where was Dorothea Benton Frank Born?

Dorothea Benton Frank was born in Sullivan's Island, South Carolina, USA.

What was the first book Dorothea Benton Frank wrote?

The first novel written by Dorothea Benton Frank was Sullivan's Island, published in 1999.

What was the most recent book Dorothea Benton Frank wrote?

Her most recently released work was Reunion Beach on May 15th, 2021.

How many books has Dorothea Benton Frank written?

Dorothea Benton Frank has written 22 books. 14 books in the Lowcountry Tales Series, 7 Standalone Novels, 1 book in the Children's Books.

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    Edgar A.
    Edgar A.
    2 years ago

    I am a huge fan of the works of Dorothea Benton Frank that usually feature families in conflict, and complex yet strong women.

    I have always felt that her novels hark back to her upbringing in the South Carolina Lowcountry where she was brought up on Sullivan’s Island.

    My favorite of her novels has to be Sullivan’s Island. The novel tells the tale of woman having to deal with betrayal from her husband. She decides to put the past behind her and coming back with a teenage daughter rebuilds her life in the small town where she had been brought up.

    I do believe I never came across the Lowcountry Tales series of novels as they are beach reads. Most of the bigger publications such as The New Yorker and the Times typically do not review such books. Nonetheless, once I read the first I have been hooked and been reading through the series.

    Michael K.
    Michael K.
    2 years ago

    My first impression of Dorothea was wrong. Well, no, that isn’t true. It was right. I just did not expect to enjoy what she was offering. I remember reading the synopsis for ‘Sullivan’s Island’ and thinking that she was retracing well-trodden ground.

    I could name dozens of novels that chronicled the lives of middle-aged women that had to find their true selves after their husbands abandoned them for younger women. But Dorothea won me over.

    ‘Sullivan’s Island’ was, more or less, what I expected. But the author’s style is incredible. She had a way of describing the setting that made me feel like I was standing next to her characters. This is the primary reason why I keep reading her work. She takes concepts I have encountered before and elevates them.

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