The Real Stiltsville

Both of Susanna’s novels, Stiltsville and Sea Creatures, are partially set at Stiltsville, a collection of¬†wood homes perched on pilings one mile south of Cape Florida, in the middle of Biscayne Bay.¬†Susanna Daniel grew up spending weekends at her family’s stilthouse, which was built by her grandfather, William Anderson Daniel, in 1954 and destroyed by Hurricane Andrew in 1992.

Read more about Stiltsville’s history at Wikipedia.