New book recounts youthful adventure

Author Will Daniel of Virginia has published his collection of Lowcountry adventure stories, "The Boys of Sullivan's Island," now available in paperback from

"I've been working on it for 50 years or so - well, carrying it around in my head all that time," Daniel said.

The book follows Eddie and his pals as they visit Sullivan's Island sites during the 1950s.

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'Run to Freedom' latest by former CIA agent

Former CIA operative Barry Kelly, a South Carolina resident, has published a prequel to his justice trilogy. The new book, "Run to Freedom," recounts the struggles of the John Brandon as he tries to escape from the Soviet Union.

The suspense novel is published by Prose Press, Pawley's Island. It's available in paperback ($17.95) and as an ebook ($6.99) from online retailers.

Author to sign book on teaching challenges

Sylvia Wright, a teacher at Cane Bay Middle School in Summerville, will sign copies of her book "How I Survived the First Five Years of Teaching" at 11 a.m.-3 p.m. March 29 at Hyatt Place North Charleston, 7331 Mazyck Road.

The book, published by WestBow Press in November 2012, is about the struggles an educator faced in her early days of teaching. It is available in hardcover ($28.99) and paperback ($11.99) from and online retailers.

The signing will include light refreshments and a raffle.