Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Frank's latest is her usual warmhearted look at grief, healing and South Carolina coastal life. Jackie McMullen, an Army nurse, is relieved from her deployment in Afghanistan when she becomes the sole support of her 10-year-old son, Charlie. Her husband, Jimmy, a New York City firefighter, was killed in the line of duty. Her mother, Annie Britt, insists Jackie bring Charlie, who is deeply ... Read full review

Review: Porch Lights

Editorial Review - - Amie Taylor

Jackie McMullen prides herself on being a strong woman. As a nurse in the military, Jackie has seen the worst of the worst during the time she spent in Afghanistan and dealt with it head on. But when her beloved husband Jimmy, a firefighter with the NYFD, dies in the line of duty, she and her 10yearold son, Charlie, need the support of family to help them bear the burden of their intense ... Read full review

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User Review  - thornton37814 - LibraryThing

Jackie McMullen is an army nurse who had been called back to New York from Afghanistan when her husband Jimmy, a New York firefighter, dies while fighting a fire. Their son Charlie is having trouble ... Read full review

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User Review  - SilversReviews - LibraryThing

Leave the light on for me. PORCH LIGHTS was a book about caring, family, healing, and a book that will steal your heart in more ways than one. Jackie, recently widowed with a ten-year-old son, decides ... Read full review

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User Review  - JudithDCollins - LibraryThing

I have read three of Dorothea Benton Frank's books this week and loved them all - she is such a great storyteller, and mixed with the dynamic sense of humor and wit, keeps you laughing throughout the ... Read full review

Another hit!

User Review  - strawwench -

I've read everything Dorothea Benton Frank has written and this one is just as enjoyable. She has a knack for making characters come alive on the pages and make you care what has happened to them and ... Read full review

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User Review  - mchwest - LibraryThing

This woman is one of my all time favorite authors. She can't tell enough tales of the Lowcountry for me. This tale ensures a love of the beach and family and food, even those uneven families that are ... Read full review

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