Dorothea Benton Frank, author of All Summer Long, on tour March 2017

Posted By on March 6, 2017

About All Summer Long

• Paperback: 400 pages
• Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks; Reprint edition (March 7, 2017)

Filled with her trademark wit, poignant themes, and rich characters, the perennial New York Times bestselling author returns with a sensational novel that follows the travels of one couple though a tumultuous summer.

Dorothea Benton Frank’s magical stories take us deep into the heart of her beloved Carolina Lowcountry. In her novels, this lush landscape comes alive in all its vibrancy and color. She ignites all of our senses with her vivid descriptions of landscape and atmosphere. In her novels you hear the ocean washing the shore on different islands so profoundly that you can nearly hear the sea gulls squawking, too.

This is a story of people whose lives are changing—a southern gentleman returning home to lead a more peaceful life and his talented New York wife who is not quite sure she is ready to make the transition. They are moving north to south, fast pace versus slow pace, downsizing. And while they are doing this, they are getting glimpses into other people’s lives over the course of a summer, holidays that will amuse, shock and transform them.

This irresistible story is home to captivating characters as funny, complicated, and real as our best friends—husbands and wives, mothers and daughters, friends and family who wrestle with the complexities, pain, and joys familiar to us all.

Finally, we’ll come to recognize the face of love, the kind that deepens and endures but only because one woman makes a tremendous leap of faith. That leap changes them all.

Purchase Links

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About Dorothea Benton Frank

New York Times bestselling author Dorothea Benton Frank was born and raised on Sullivans Island, South Carolina. She resides in the New York area with her husband.

Find her on the web at, or like her on FacebookTwitter, or Instagram.

Tour Stops

Tuesday, March 7th: The Book Date

Wednesday, March 8th: A Bookish Way of Life

Thursday, March 9th: The Book Bag

Saturday, March 11th: Diary of a Stay at Home Mom

Monday, March 13th: A Soccer Mom’s Book Blog

Monday, March 13th: Show This Book Some Love

Tuesday, March 14th: Bookish Realm Reviews

Wednesday, March 15th: Broken Teepee

Friday, March 17th: Stephany Writes

Tuesday, March 21st: Cait’s Cozy Corner

Wednesday, March 22nd: She’s All Booked

Monday, March 27th: Jathan & Heather

Tuesday, March 28th: Wining Wife

Wednesday, March 29th: The Geeky Bibliophile

TBD: Chick With Books

TBD: Good Girl Gone Redneck


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