Sunset Isle, where most of Drowned is set, is a fictional place, though it bears a strong resemblance to Sunset Beach, North Carolina. Kate, my main character, loves both the pier and marsh. You can see what’s happening there through the webcams. The Kindred Spirit Mailbox is also real—and fascinating! Check out the CBS news video to learn more about it.
Sunset Beach Pier—check out the live pier cam and live marsh cam
Kindred Spirit Mailbox—CBS news video
The Kindred Spirit Mailbox is Back after Tropical Storm Ana knocked it down.