Adelaide Piper

Adelaide Piper

Beth Webb Hart

Beth Webb Hart

“With humor and a nice southern accent…a fine follow-up to her highlypraised first novel, Grace at Love Tide.” –Booklist, starred review The year is 1989 and dark currents lurk beneath the smooth surface of theelite Virginia campus where Adelaide Piper has come to study. Her poeticsensibility and idealism only irritate the socialites and cynics who notice herat all. After a heartbreaking loss of innocence, Adelaide must navigate between hergenteel Southern upbringing and the gritty realities of a new generation. Ultimately Adelaide must return to the very ground she once cursed, findinga deeper appreciation for her Southern heritage, however broken and imperfect.Featured in Southern Living's Books of the South
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The Wedding Machine

The Wedding Machine

Beth Webb Hart

Beth Webb Hart

"One of the most charming books I've read in a long, long time...made me laugh, cry, and cheer--as all good weddings do."-Cassandra King, bestselling author of The Same Sweet GirlsWelcome to Jasper, South Carolina. A place where Southern hospitality thrives. Where social occasions are done right. And where, for generations, the four most upstanding ladies of this community ensure that the daughters of Jasper are married in the proper manner.Friends from school days, "the gals" have long pooled their silver, china, and know-how to pull off beautiful events. They're a force of nature, a well-oiled machine. But the wedding machine's gears start to stick during the summer their own daughters line up to tie the knot. In the lowcountry heat and humidity, tempers flare, old secrets leak out . . . and both love and gardenias bloom in unlikely places.
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Moon Over Edisto

Moon Over Edisto

Beth Webb Hart

Beth Webb Hart

Edisto Island was where it all came apart. Can the Bennett girls ever be whole again?Once, they were the happiest family under the sun, crabbing and fishing and painting on beautiful Edisto Island in South Carolina’s lowcountry.Then everything went wrong, and twenty years later the Bennett family is still in pieces. Mary Ellen still struggles to understand why her picture-perfect marriage came apart. Daughter Meg keeps a death grip on her own family, controlling her relationships at a distance. And eldest daughter, Julia, left it all behind years ago, forging a whole new life as an artist and academic in Manhattan. She’s engaged to an art dealer and has no intentions of returning to Edisto. Ever.Then an emergency forces Julia back to Edisto to care for her three young half-siblings. She grudgingly agrees to stay a week. But there’s something about Edisto that changes people. Can Julia and her fractured family somehow manage to come together again under that low-hanging Edisto moon?“A rich, endearing, can’t-stop-reading book about what matters most, the power of love to transform the human heart.” —Dorothea Benton Frank, New York Times best-selling author, Porch LightsAbout the AuthorBeth Webb Hart, a South Carolina native, is the best-selling author of Grace at Low Tide and The Wedding Machine. She serves as a speaker and creative writing instructor at schools, libraries, and churches throughout the region, and she has received two national teaching awards from Scholastic, Inc. Hart lives with her husband and their family in Charleston.
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