We Loved Her Novels That Were Set Here in the Lowcountry

The author of the novels “Porch Lights” and “By Invitation Only,” both set in South Carolina, has died.

Dorothea Benton Frank, who also wrote the 10 book Lowcountry Tales series, grew up on Sullivan’s Island. The multi-time New York Times best-selling author passed away on September 2nd after a short battle with cancer. She is survived by her husband and two children and, although her work lives on, she will be missed.

Dorothea Benton Frank was 67.

Dorothea Benton Frank Book Signing  (Getty Images)
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