Check these out- there's a few photos of the Miles Brewton house I've never seen before.
“Now, the first stair is steeper than it appears. May I?” He took her hand. “About my house. It’s one of the finest in Charleston from the colonial period. Built in 1765. Occupied twice now, once during the Revolution, and again during the War of the Northern Aggression.” He looked rueful. “The downside of having a house that draws the eye is, mainly, that it draws the eye. There’s one or two interesting doodles the soldiers left behind, if you’ll remind me to show you…”
The upper floor was a mirror of the one below. The same wide, stemlike hallway, the same museum of rooms sheaving darkly to either side. They walked quietly, Roamery’s candelabra coaxing shadows over the walls. “... and this is the ballroom….” (from Evening's Land)
Also... the photo archives of a South Carolina socialite who was an OSS operative during World War II... and a noted explorer... and a big-game hunter... AND an environmentalist? AND a plantation owner? Yes please...
Pauline West's first novel, EVENING’S LAND, is winner of the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation Award and recipient of the Carol Marie Smith Memorial Scholarship for the NOEPE Center of Literary Arts.
Pauline West's books on Goodreads
Candlemoth: A Holy City Romance
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Candlemoth Volume 2: How To Spend It
ratings: 10 (avg rating 4.40)
Candlemoth Book 3: A Twist of Fate
ratings: 6 (avg rating 4.17)
Stalker: A Gothic Thriller
ratings: 4 (avg rating 4.25)