Meet “All the Single Ladies”…Dorothea Benton Frank

DDorothea Benton Frank is a New York Times bestselling author. Ms. Frank is revealing  her latest book “All the Single Ladies” on a Book Tour…Which Opened at Silver Coast Winery in Ocean Isle , NC on Monday, June 8th with over 220 women and men there to greet her! Book line20150608_172509This special event was sponsored by The Pelican Book Store of Sunset Beach, NC. Ms. Frank is a winning and informative speaker who delights her audiences with her personality, as well as her books! A “Storyteller Extraordinaire”!

Victoria & Dorothea20150608_175638Dorothea Benton Frank’s daughter, Victoria, accompanied her at the event. Victoria is planning her wedding on October 31st..Halloween! Mother and Daughter have a busy schedule planning the Victoria’s wedding and Dorothea’s Latest Book…”All the Single Ladies”!

“All the Single Ladies”

All Framed“All the Single Ladies” focuses on “Three amazing middle-aged women bonded by another amazing woman’s death.”

Though they shared loss, they forge a Friendship, asking critical questions:

  • Who Was their Friend?
  • What did her life mean?
  • Are they living the lives they imagined for themselves?
  • Will they ever be able to afford to retire?

During one sweltering summer on the Isle of PalmsA Plan is conceived, unfurling with each turn of tide!

KKFramed10354952_1153265761366939_7900675466485400270_n***See How…Krispy Kreme is a Theme in this novel &  Krisby Kreme Donuts are served on the Book Tour for “All the Single Women”!

Dorothea Benton Frank…Bestselling Books

sullivan_bookcover frameSullivan’s Island“, Ms. Frank’s 1st Novel, debuted in 2000 at No. 9 on the New York Times list and went Back to Press more than 25 times,selling well over a million copies in print and foreign languages!

Dorothea is a native of Sullivan’s Island, SC. She was born and raised there with her 4 siblings…Lynn, William Oliver (Now deceased), Theodore Anthony, and Michael Kent. They are the children of Oliver Benton, Jr. and Dorothea Blanchard. One thing people enjoy about this novel is that it is true to the region in Gullah language and style.

Ms. Frank’s other Best Sellers Include:

  • “Plantation”
  • “Isle of Palms”
  • “Shem Creek”
  • “Pawley’s Island”
  • “Full of Grace”
  • “Bulls Island”
  • “The Christmas Pearl”
  • “Land of Mango Sunsets”
  • “Low-Country Summer”
  • “Return to Sullivan’s Island”
  • “Folly Beach”
  • “Porch Lights”
  • “The Last Original Wife”

Info about Ms. Frank’s Entertaining Books Include:

  • Book Titles & Briefs  for Ms. Frank’s Novels
  • Book Tour Events & Dates for “All the Single Women”
  • Book Club Questions to Explore about Ms. Frank’s Books
  • Recipes from Dorothea

All This & More about Dorothea Benton Frank, The Queen of sassy Southern Fiction,  & Her Amazing Books @

Dorothea Benton Frank…Family and Career

Dorothea Benton graduated from General William Moultrie High School in 1969.  Her first career was in Fashion.  She graduated from The Fashion Institute of America in 1972. Her first position in the Fashion Industry was in Atlanta Apparel Mart By: College Town Sportswear. She then returned to Charleston, SC in 1973, as a buyer for Kerrison’s Dept. Store. her career then found her in San Francisco. CA. in 1974.  A year later she moved to New York City and worked on 7th Ave. for Fire island Sportswear, Heralcorp Industries & Michail Lerner. She retired from the apparel industry in 1985.

DBF Love QuoteDorothea Benton married Peter Richard Frank in 1983 and moved to Montclair, New Jersey shortly after the birth of their 1st child, Victoria Hanna Frank in 1985. Son, William Richard Frank was born in 1988. While the children were young, Ms. Frank became a volunteer Fundraiser. organizing events to various non-profit organizations around the metropolitan New York area.

Dorothea’s Interests…Other than her Love of Her Family & Writing!

Dorothea is an avid cook who enjoys fly fishing, reading, and traveling!  She is a frequent speaker on the Creative Process for Students of All Ages! She divides her time between the Lowcountry and New Jersey!

Db or Librarianquote-i-have-always-thought-that-librarians-are-a-little-bit-like-doctors-travel-agents-and-dorothea-benton-frank-82-18-36Ms. Frank feels that Books can change your life.  She says Librarians are like doctors, travel agents, and professors…All rolled into One!

In Acknowledgement of her Outstanding Contributions to the Literary World…Dorothea Benton Franks is the recipient of:

  • Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from The College of Charleston
  • Doctorate of Fine Arts from Bloomfield College

May you have the Good Fortune to enjoy one of her engaging presentations on her Book Tour for her Newest Novel! It is a Joy for All!

BP Beach CollageCoastal Carolina has so much to see and do this summer, as always! Brunswick Plantation and Golf Resort ® invites you and yours to…Come On Down and join the Fun!  Brunswick Plantation’s location in Calabash, NC…Just 3 miles from Little River & N. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, make us Truly “The Two State Solution to FUN”! We also have the Best Beaches for a Good Beach Novel by Dorothea Benson Frank! Ya’ll Come!



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