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Cassandra King


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CASSANDRA KING, who has been called the Queen of Southern storytelling, is the author of six novels, Making Waves, The Sunday Wife, The Same Sweet Girls, Queen of Broken Hearts, Moonrise, and The Same Sweet Girls' Guide to Life, as well as numerous short stories, essays and articles. Moonrise, her fifth novel, is set in Highlands, North Carolina. A native of Alabama, Cassandra resides in Beaufort, South Carolina, with her husband, writer Pat Conroy.

Genres: General Fiction, Romance
 
Novels
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Collections
   Reunion Beach (2021) (with Nathalie Dupree, Patti Callahan Henry, Elin Hilderbrand, Mary Alice Monroe, Adriana Trigiani and Marjory Wentworth)
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Cassandra King recommends
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Pelican Watch (2004)
Rose Senehi
"Pelican Watch has everything I look for in a great read: colorful sentences, memorable characters, and a plot that keeps you turning the pages. It's a book I gladly and joyfully recommend!"
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The Richest Season (2006)
Maryann McFadden
"Set in the fabled landscape of South Carolina's Low Country, The Richest Season takes us on a heartrending journey of discovery. Maryann McFadden is an exciting new author who writes with compassion, wisdom, and astonishing skill."
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All the Numbers (2006)
Judy Merrill Larsen
"A powerful story of tragedy, grief, and redemptive love."
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The Summer Girls (2013)
(Low Country Summer, book 1)
Mary Alice Monroe
"The Summer Girls is more than just a beautifully written, moving portrayal of three sisters finding themselves and each other after years of separation. It's also an important book that deals head-on with significant issues so skillfully woven into the narrative that I often stopped to consider the import of what I'd just read. If you're a dedicated environmentalist, this book is a must-read. If you're just someone who enjoys a good story, you'll get that, too, and much more."
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The Chocolate Heart (2013)
(Chocolate, book 3)
Laura Florand
"Viva la Laura Florand!"
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The Two-Family House (2016)
Lynda Cohen Loigman
"A spellbinding family saga...[and a] rare, old-fashioned read you never want to end!"
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Slightly South of Simple (2017)
(Peachtree Bluff, book 1)
Kristy Woodson Harvey
"Kristy Woodson Harvey cuts to the heart of what it means to be a born-and-bred Southerner, complete with the unique responsibilities, secrets and privileges that conveys."
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The View From Here (2018)
Lynne Hinton
"A profound story full of wisdom and grace from a master storyteller - an inspirational page-turner."

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