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Meet the Authors: Bill and Ann Stevens with “Dalton and Grace”

January 8, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Main Street Reads

115 S. Main St.
Summerville, SC 29483 United States 




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Our first LIVE event of 2022 will be a Meet the Author with Daniel Island News columnists Bill and Ann Stevens, authors of the recently released (and hilarious) Dalton and Grace. Bill and Ann live in Daniel Island. They enjoy reading, writing, travel, giving back to their community, and spending time with their four children and ten grandchildren.




Bless Their Little Hearts…Marriage is a compilation of laughter, tears, and occasional inane spats over nothing. Life in the south is a combination of sass, sophistication, and sticky situations. When you mix these together, the result is gut-splitting hysterical.

In these Southern short stories, the whimsical Williams couple takes readers on the highs and lows of their Southern marriage.

Dalton Williams, a well-meaning and kind-hearted gentleman, has ideas that are quirky and kooky—many times going awry. His practical and sensible wife, Grace, keeps him grounded.  Embark upon a fun-filled and hilarious journey through the aisles of Publix supermarket to the frustration of Daylight Saving Time. Dalton and Grace are familiar faces experiencing life’s oftentimes silly mundanity, and when you add in their adorable and sassy Aunt Toogie, you have a real southern treat!


Want to try a special treat from the book?





  • 1 ½ Cups (6 oz.) fresh or frozen cranberries, rinsed

  • ¾ Cup lime juice (preferably fresh squeezed)

  • 1 Cup cranberry juice cocktail

  • ¾ Cup Tequila

  • ½ Cup Triple Sec or Grand Marnier

  • ½ Cup sugar

  • Ice cubes (around 2-3 cups)

  • Lime wedges



  • Pour some sugar (not the ½ cup above) into a saucer.

  • Wet the Margarita (or other wide-mouth) glass rim with lime or cranberry juice.

  • Dip into the  Sugar to coat the rim.



  • Put the ingredients (except the lime wedges) into a blender.

  • Put the ice 01+ Cubes in last so as to fill up the blender.

  • Turn on a high speed, such as “Liquefy.”

  • When the ice and berries are pulverized, serve.

  • Garnish the glass with a lime wedge.

  • ENJOY!

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