Britt's Donuts – Forever Sweet
by Daniel Ray Norris and Halyn Prusa

Britt’s Donuts - Forever Sweet traces the humble origins and growth of this most beloved family business. Behind the scenes donut making secrets are finally revealed! Never before published photos illustrate its history and interviews with current and past employees showcase the enduring impact that Britt’s Donuts has had on people’s lives.

You will never forget the first time you eat a hot, delicious Britt’s donut. The taste lingers on your tongue and in your mind and will likely become a memory that is... Forever Sweet.


First printing March 2014, 136 pp, 8.25 x 7.75
ISBN 978-0-9834175-3-8
Hard cover - Retail $19.95

The Reluctant Hermit of Fort Fisher
by Fred Pickler and Daniel Ray Norris

The authors reveal what might have caused Robert E. Harrill to make his life among the marshes of Fort Fisher – forcing him to endure the divergent and independent lifestyle of a hermit. What circumstances could drive a man to seek such “isolation”? Did the Hermit ever find solace? Did he succeed in chasing his demons away? Includes an updated analysis on the circumstances surrounding the death of the Fort Fisher Hermit.

First printing August 2014, 160 pp, 11 x 9
ISBN 978-0-9834175-5-2
Hard cover - Retail $29.95


Handel With Care

A Pictorial Biography of the Great Composer
by Lewis J. Hardee, Jr.

Handel With Care relates the life of George Frideric Handel from his birth in Germany 1685 to his death in London, his adopted city, in 1759.

First printing April 2014, 270 pp, 8.5 x 11
ISBN 978-0-9834175-4-5
Hardcover - Retail $69.95

Local Flavor - Cookbook
Federal Point Historic Preservation Society

Editors: Rebecca Taylor, Darlene Bright, Cheri McNeill, Daniel Ray Norris

A culinary history guide to Federal Point, Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, Fort Fisher, Seabreeze, Masonboro & Myrtle Grove.

First printing June 2014, 288 pp, 9 x 9
ISBN 978-0-9834175-6-9
Paperback, spiral bound - Retail $21.95

Southport's Art Newton
by Thomas J. Harrelson

The man, his art and local history are all told through the eyes of a Southport native son.Art Newton’s paintings and sketches are beautifully presented and paired with insightful commentary and details gleaned from archives and collections that span three decades of his work. The artist’s personal trials and growth as a creative spirit are integral to the story – a colorful story of times gone by, simple pleasures and the Southport of yesterday.

First printing December 2013, 172 pp, 11 x 9
ISBN 978-0-9834175-2-1
Hard cover - Retail $49.95

Faces of Fort Fisher
1861–1864

by Chris E. Fonvielle, Jr.

This book examines the early history of the fort, from its construction beginning in 1861 until the eve of it being attacked by Union forces at Christmas 1864. It looks at the officers who planned, designed and commanded the works, and the soldiers who built, garrisoned and defended them. First in a series of three volumes.

First printing December 2013, 160 pp, 9 x 11
ISBN 978-0-9792431-9-6
Hard cover - Retail $39.95
NC Starburst Press, an imprint of SlapDash Publishing, LLC

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Fort Fisher 1865
The Photographs of T.H. O'Sullivan

by Chris E. Fonvielle, Jr.

The definitive guide to Fort Fisher. Fonvielle's narrative brings to life each of the photographs taken by T.H. O'Sullivan in the months following the Civil War.
Available in paperback and limited edition leather bound editions.

First printing April 2011, 128 pp, 11 x 9
ISBN 978-0-9792431-8-9
paperback or Limited Edition leather - Retail $29.95 and $100.00, plus S&H
NC Starburst Press, an imprint of SlapDash Publishing, LLC

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Cape Fear River Indians
by Phillip D. Garwood

Cape Fear River Indians tells a story that has not yet been told: that of a diverse group of Native American men and women lived along the Cape Fear River for over 12,000 years.

First printing February 2013, 88 pp, 5 x 9
ISBN 978-0-9834175-1-4
paperback
Made possible by a grant from International Paper

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Sampan Blockade
by William C. Warwick, Jr.

The author details one of many dangerous missions he undertook during the Korean War. Details of his bravery in the icy waters off North Korea and Vladivostock, Russia make a gripping read.

First printing November 2010, 220 pp, 6.5 x 9.25, paperback
ISBN 978-0-9792431-7-2

Retail $
14.95, plus S&H


Surfing on the Cape Fear Coast
by Joseph "Skipper" Funderburg

Skipper's book captures the spirit and history of surfing at Wrightsville Beach and Carolina Beach, North Carolina in a colorful, engaging and unique way.

First printing June 2008, 148 pp, 9 x 12, hard cover
ISBN 978-0-9792431-2-7

Retail $29.95, plus S&H


 

Louis Froelich
Arms Maker to the Confederacy

by John W. McAden, Jr. and Chris E. Fonvielle, Jr.

"An interesting, well researched, and accurate account of the life and times of Louis Froelich and his genius as an entrepreneurial Confederate industrialist."

First printing August 2008, 96 pp, 11 x 9, hard cover
ISBN 978-0-9792431-4-1

Cloth or Limited Edition leather - Retail $49.95 and $100.00, plus S&H
NC Starburst Press, an imprint of SlapDash Publishing, LLC


 

Nize
The Making of a Champion

by Esther Myles

The inspiring story of a young woman's struggle to become a true champion of her craft - for her family, for her daughter, for herself. "Nize" rewards readers with insights into the world of international hair styling competitions and is a nostalgic trip back in time.

First printing July 2008, 180 pp, 8.5 x 8.5, hard cover
ISBN 978-0-9792431-3-4

Retail $25.00, plus S&H


 

Carolina Beach, NC
Friends & Neighbors Remembered, Volume 2

by Daniel Ray Norris

The follow-up to Daniel's wildly popular Volume 1, "Friends & Neighbors Remembered" is full of everything retro and cool that is Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, Fort Fisher and Seabreeze.

First printing November 2007, 192 pp, 9 x 12, hard cover
ISBN 978-0-9792431-1-0
Retail $29.95, plus S&H


Carolina Beach, NC
Images & Icons of a Bygone Era, Volume 1

by Daniel Ray Norris

Filled with rare and unpublished photographs of the historic landmarks, people and places that make Carolina Beach such a culturally rich and unique community.

First printing November 2006, 148 pp, 9 x 12, hard cover
ISBN 978-0-9792431-0-3
Retail $29.95, plus S&H


Moving Forward Together
A Community Remembers 1898

Edited by Rhonda Bellamy

A Publication of the 1898 Memorial Foundation. This book is a companion to the 1898 Memorial Park in Wilmington, NC.

First printing November 2008, 128 pp, 11 x 8.5, hard cover
ISBN 978-0-9792431-5-8

Ordering information coming soon.
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Wrightsville Beach
Beaches of North Carolina

by Jim Edwards

The first volume in a series of photographic journeys of NC beaches.


First printing August 2009, 120 pp, 11 x 11, hard cover
ISBN 978-0-9792431-6-5

Retail $29.95, plus S&H

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My Friend the Enemy
Edited by Darlene Bright and Leslie Bright
Forward by Ray Flowers


The battle at Fort Fisher as recalled by Colonel Lamb, CSA & General Curtis, USA.

First printing November 2006, 74 pp, 8.5 x 11, booklet
Retail $
10.00, plus S&H

 
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