Sunday, February 17, 2013

Staff Picks

In Dorothea Benton Frank's novel Porch Lights, Jackie McMullen's husband is killed in the line of duty as a fire fighter.   Her ten-year-old son, Charlie becomes withdrawn after his father's death.  

Jackie takes leave from her job as a military nurse and decides to return to Sullivan's Island where she grew up.   Her mother welcomes them with open arms and promises to make their visit perfect. It turns out to be an eventful summer when her estranged husband Buster returns to the island and a single male neighbor starts visiting.

Mary Ann Kowaleski
Information Specialist