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Novels set in Charleston

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Novels set in Charleston

I'll be a first time visitor to Charleston in March. I always like to read a book or two set in places that I visit. Any suggestions for good novels set in Charleston?

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This link contains suggestions from a previous thread - tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g54171-i105-k36514…

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Here's another previous thread:


Enjoy your trip!

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My 2 favorites:

Scones & Bones (Mystery); by Laura Childs

South of Broad - by Pat Conroy

Both authors have several books that are set in Charleston Area...

Edited: 10 October 2012, 16:05
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It's not a novel, but I suggest reading The Goldbug by Edgar Alan Poe. His inspiration for the story came from his time at Fort Moultrie on Sullivan's Island, where he was stationed while in the military.

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