If you enjoy a good mystery/thriller adventure and a travel story, Steve McMillen’s first novel, “Murder on the Front Nine,” set in the Myrtle Beach area of South Carolina, offers both. It’s a wild ride with a charismatic, soon-to-be-crime-solving realtor/architect/golf pro, who also just happens to be an ex-Green Beret. The novel is a tale of assassinations, black ops, corrupt politicians, big oil, betrayal, a drug cartel, and a treasure hunt – with a twist – off the South Carolina coast.
McMillen’s book can be read on two levels: simply as a good murder, mystery, thriller, whodunit yarn, in a southern beach setting, which is how the majority of the readers will perceive it. The other level is with a local’s and visitor’s delight in recognizing familiar resorts, restaurants, golf courses and other local spots. Many a reader will be able to say, “Been there, done that.”
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Sunset River Marketplace showcases work by over 200 North and South Carolina artists, and houses some 10,000 square feet of artwork in virtually every genre. Custom framing, painting and pottery classes and art workshops are also offered through the gallery. Since opening its doors in 2002, Sunset River Marketplace has supported not only the visual arts, but literary and performing arts, as well. It has become a popular community center and art hub for both Brunswick County and nearby Horry County, S.C.
Sunset River Marketplace is located at 10283 Beach Drive SW, Calabash, N.C. Regular hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information call 910-575-5999 or visit the website: www. sunsetrivermarketplace.com. For daily updates, “like” the gallery’s Facebook page.