College of Charleston English Professor Bret Lott has recently released this long-awaited sequel to his bestselling novel The Hunt Club. Lott’s new book entitled Dead Low Tide is a classic literary page-turner about murder and family secrets.

Dead Low Tide follows a young man sorting out his life in what turns out to be a dangerous place.  The book has a series of twists including dark secrets, military intrigue, illegal poker and more.  The book is set in the South Carolina Lowcountry.

Lott was born in Los Angeles, CA where he attended California State University at Long Beach and received his MFA in fiction from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. From 1986 to 2004, he was writer-in-residence and professor of English at the College of Charleston.  He left and took the position of editor and director of the journal, The Southern Review at Louisiana State University.  In 2007, Lott returned back to the College of Charleston to continue teaching.

Bret Lott is a New York Times Bestselling author of 12 books, including the novels Ancient Highway, A Song I Knew by Heart, and Jewel (an Oprah’s Book Club selection). His work has appeared in, among other places, The Yale Review, The New York Times, The Georgia Review and in dozens of anthologies.