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Porch Lights: A Novel

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

8 out of 16 people found this review helpful.

Not her Best

This was one of my least favorite books by the writer. It did not hold my attention like her other books.

posted by Wassie on April 17, 2012

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11 out of 14 people found this review helpful.

The first few books that I read by Dorothea Benton Frank were de

The first few books that I read by Dorothea Benton Frank were delightful. I loved The Land of Mango Sunsets, Full of Grace, Pawleys Island, Shem Creek and Isle of Palms. They were dramatic, funny and a little raunchy at times. There came a point in time when I purcha...
The first few books that I read by Dorothea Benton Frank were delightful. I loved The Land of Mango Sunsets, Full of Grace, Pawleys Island, Shem Creek and Isle of Palms. They were dramatic, funny and a little raunchy at times. There came a point in time when I purchased another of her books (don't recall the name of that one) and I knew at once that something was missing. The magic was gone. It almost seemed that someone else wrote the book. I'm sorry to say I feel the same disappointment with Porch Lights. It has its moments, but the Dorothea Benton Frank style that I fell in love with is missing. I'm really having to push myself to finish it.

posted by Trixie1 on June 18, 2012

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  • Posted June 27, 2014

    Very Boring!

    Unlike many of her other books, Porch Lights is very boring. The story is very slow and she missed so many opportunities to get the story moving in an interesting way.

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  • Posted June 7, 2014

    This book was a huge disappointment. Painfully boring...

    This book was a huge disappointment. Painfully boring...

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 7, 2013

    Hunter to Saxton and Shadow

    Hunter walked in his arms crossed "From what i can see is a cheating wh<_>ore... what did I ever see in you Saxton." He turned and walked back out to the main result.

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 15, 2013

    Lightingstar

    This clan is no longer active i am leaving Moonlepered u may take over Violetkit im so sorry Whitestorm a milloin words cant not discribe how much ill miss u goodbye
    Lightingstar

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 7, 2013

    Rock

    *He yawned and flipped the axe over in his hand. He continues to polish it*

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 23, 2012

    Recommended for summer reading

    I am a big Dorothea Benton Frank fan. I really enjoyed this story although it was predictable from the beginning. I think I'm in love Sullivans Island and all goes on in this area. I will never have to opportunity to visit that area but her books enthrall me.

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