Southern storytelling that entertains and informs the reader can be found in novels written by Martha Phillips.

Written on a Rock, filled with true historical facts about the history of landmarks in Elberton, is a fictional mystery. Weaving Georgia landmarks into the stories, will make you want to visit the old 1940s art deco style Elbert Theatre, the Granite Bowl, and Dutchy, the first Confederate soldier made of Elberton granite and hated by the locals. The sequel, Carved, incorporates the Tree Spirits of St. Simons Island and other coastal landmarks to solve a mystery. A clairvoyant nine-year-old girl plays an important role in this stunning sequel.

Purchase Books

Books available through Amazon.com; Barnes and Noble; McIntosh Coffee Shoppe and Chamber of Commerce, Elberton, GA; Avid Bookstores in Athens, Ga; Local Color, Lexington, GA; Beachview Bookstore, St. Simons Island, GA; and Hattie's Bookstore in Brunswick, GA.