Southern Authors

Fight Songs: A Story of Love and Sports in a Complicated South Ed Southern

FIGHT SONGS: A STORY OF LOVE AND SPORTS IN A COMPLICATED SOUTH was to be an insider's view of the history of the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Clemson Tigers, college football's reigning giants, from the perspective of a lifelong fan of the smallest school in the NCAA's Power 5, the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. That was...

Mattie C.'s Boy: The Shelley Stewart Story Shelly Stewart

MATTIE C.'S BOY: THE SHELLEY STEWART STORY is the most remarkable Rags-to-Riches biography in the store. Shelley Stewart created one of America's leading marketing firms with clients like Honda, Verizon, The NBA AMEX Card and on and on. However, as a young African-American boy in the South in the 1940s...

Shadow of the Lions Christopher Swann

SHADOW OF THE LIONS will remind readers of the terrific literary thriller of two decades ago by Donna Tartt, Secret History. This powerful debut is also set at an elite private school and features a student mysteriously going missing. The twists and turns of the plot give the feel of a seasoned writer rather...

Only Love Can Break Your Heart Ed Tarkington

ONLY LOVE CAN BREAK YOUR HEART finds an eight-year-old betrayed by the older sibling he adores. The story becomes suspenseful when the youngster becomes a teenager himself and is consumed in an affair with the girl next door - although she is much his senior. A double murder creates even more...

The Fortunate Ones Ed Tarkington

THE FORTUNATE ONES is a beautifully written and engaging story of powerful opposing thoughts: doing the right thing or rising to the top as is the birthright of certain people. It is timely and addictive.

 

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Extraordinary Adventures Daniel Wallace

EXTRAORDINARY ADVENTURES introduces another unforgettable Southern character to rival Forrest Gump and Ignatius Reilly. Readers will root for Edsel Bronfman to conquer his loneliness and find true love. If you're looking for a feel-good pick-me-up, this is it!

 

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My Sunshine Away M. O. Walsh

MY SUNSHINE AWAY is a powerful debut novel set in a small Southern town after a young girl is attacked and many residents of the close-knit neighborhood are suspects.

 

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The Hidden Light of Northern Fires Daren Wang

THE HIDDEN LIGHT OF NORTHERN FIRES is a fictionalized account of the only secesssionist town north of the Mason Dixon Line. The story is fact based, historically correct, and concerns the author's actual family. The abolitionist and the fugitive follow a dangerous path and combine to make a page-turning read.

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Sing, Unburied, Sing Jesmyn Ward

SING, UNBURIED, SING introduces strong African-American characters who populate a farm on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. This powerful story follows a young man who tries to cope although his grandmother is dying, his toddler sister needs his attention, and his drug-addicted mother occasionally shows up and disrupts life...

Every Day by the Sun: A Memoir of the Faulkners of Mississippi Dean Faulkner Wells

EVERY DAY IN THE SUN: A MEMOIR OF THE FAULKNERS OF MISSISSIPPI offers a rare glimpse at the notoriously private life of Nobel Prize winner William Faulkner and his family by the niece he helped raise. The book is honest, frank, entertaining and revealing.

 

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