The Midwest Book Review is “captivated by the unfolding of Stephanie’s therapy”


The Midwest Book Review recently reviewed THE HOURS BETWEEN US, calling Carol Graf’s debut novel, “a beautifully written story about the powerful struggles and unbreakable spirits of two remarkable women and the healing relationship that existed between them. The book

That Book Thing blog calls THE HOURS BETWEEN US a beautiful story of discovery, pain and healing

That Book Thing Blog

That Book Thing blog review of The Hours Between Us That Book Thing (blog) recently reviewed THE HOURS BETWEEN US, and they call it: A beautiful story of discovery, pain and healing. The story is brilliantly composed and the characters are

Charleston Post & Courier feature on THE HOURS BETWEEN US


Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down with a reporter from the Charleston Post & Courier, and we discussed the inspiration for my Charleston-based novel, THE HOURS BETWEEN US. You can read the full interview here: Charleston Post and

SC fans, would you like me to come speak to your group? Let me know!


  One of the joys of being a published author is the opportunity to meet wonderful people at book clubs, bookstores, libraries, and community centers. South Carolina fans, if you would like me come give a talk & signing for

The low country landscape inspires my writing of THE HOURS BETWEEN US

Marsh Drone Pic

Here’s an inspiring shot of the low country landscape, taken by a neighbor with his drone camera. These are the lush scene I write about in my family saga, THE HOURS BETWEEN US.

Alligator visits author Carol Graf’s Charleston home


In the creek and marsh by our home, we have seen many natural wonders — dolphins, crabs, herons, pelicans, eagles, ospreys, and wood storks. But this is a new visitor to our marsh — an alligator!

A restorative day at the beach with my beautiful granddaughters


As Isak Dinesen has said, “The cure for anything is salt water. Sweat, tears or the sea.” Here’s a peek into a treasured time I spent at the beach with my beautiful granddaughters. What better inspiration could I ask for than

Low country landscape inspires Carol Graf’s writing


  The low country landscape is a constant source of meditation, rejuvenation, and inspiration to me. You can see that my house looks out over a serene marsh where there is abundant wildlife.

Talk and signing at Northeast Branch Library in Wilmington


  Thanks to the New Hanover County Northeast Branch Library for your warm welcome yesterday. It was such a pleasure to talk with the Wilmington, NC patrons about my book, THE HOURS BETWEEN US. You were a wonderful audience!