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About Hope

C. Hope Clark is a freelance writing expert, author of the Carolina Slade Mystery Series, and editor of FundsforWriters.com, a weekly newsletter service that reaches 40,000+ writers.

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The Carolina Slade Mystery Series

Lowcountry Bribe (Book one), Tidewater Murder (Two), and Palmetto Poison (Three) are part of the Carolina Slade Mystery Series by C. Hope Clark. Set in rural South Carolina, the series follows the adventures of Carolina Slade, a smart, focused, sometimes over-thinking woman who’s learned she’s more than a Federal bureaucrat. She likes justice, just her own way.

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What They Are Saying

“In C. Hope Clark’s novel, TIDEWATER MURDER, Carolina Slade establishes herself as a new genre superstar, taking her place beside Dave Robicheux and Harry Bosch.”
–Carl T. Smith, Author of A Season For Killing and Lowcountry Boil

Riveting. A first-rate mystery and a real education.”
–Donnell Ann Bell, Author of The Past Came Hunting and Deadly Recall

“A taut, high-tension page-turner—in a unique and fascinating setting. An absolute winner!”
–Hank Phillippi Ryan, Agatha, Anthony and Macavity winning author