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Millie West

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A graduate of the University of South Carolina, Millie West has a background in aviation, as well as in real estate, and has owned and been the broker of her own company. A South Carolina history buff, Millie has spent countless hours exploring the rich historical vestiges of her home state. She has viewed many treasures of the past by taking less-traveled paths into the countryside. Her love of the fascinating, and complex, and compelling history of the south is expressed in her writing. Millie resides with her family near Columbia, South Carolina. To learn more about Millie and her two novels, Catherine's Cross and The Cast Net, visit her website www.milliewestauthor.com

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Catherine's Cross

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1. The Beaufort, South Carolina area is perfect for the plot of Catherine’s Cross. Beaufort was founded in 1711. Over the centuries, a number of taverns were located along the waterways in Beaufort County, especially the Beaufort River and the Morgan River. Beer and wine bottles were thrown into the rivers after consumption. I have been visiting Beaufort for about twenty years and have seen the... Read more of this blog post »
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I thoroughly enjoyed Danielle Dahl's memoir concerning her youth in war-torn Algeria. I have been interested in learning about Algeria during this time period, and Dahl's experiences were both enlightening, while at the same time very touching. I fel ...more
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Jenks and her twin sister Gigi have always been to sense when each one of them is in trouble, one night Jenks feels this and knows something is really wrong. Hours..." Read more of this review »
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