The High Tide Club: A Novel

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St. Martin's Press #ad - The weekenders is not just good, it is beyond good… Summer doesn’t truly begin without a Mary Kay Andrews book in your beach bag, so here is another winner and Top Pick just for you. Rt book reviews top Pick“Andrews’ novels. Are the epitome of relaxing yet involving summer reads, and her latest is no exception.

Booklist. From the new york times bestselling author of The Weekenders comes a delightful new novel about new love, old secrets, and the kind of friendship that transcends generations. When ninety-nine-year-old heiress josephine Bettendorf Warrick summons Brooke Trappnell to Talisa Island, her 20, 000 acre remote barrier island home, Brooke is puzzled.

Josephine’s cryptic note says she wants to discuss an important legal matter with Brooke, who is an attorney, but Brooke knows that Mrs. When josephine dies with her secrets intact, Brooke is charged with contacting Josephine’s friends’ descendants and bringing them together on Talisa for a reunion of women who’ve actually never met.

The High Tide Club: A Novel #ad - The high tide club is mary kay andrews at her Queen of the Beach Reads best, a compelling and witty tale of romance thwarted, justice delivered, friendships renewed, and true love found. Praise for the weekenders:“This book has all the makings of a beach read. The perfect blend of drama, humor, intrigue, and just a touch of murder.

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The Weekenders: A Novel

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St. Martin's Press #ad - And her husband is nowhere to be found. Others come only for the weekends-and the mix between the regulars and “the weekenders” can sometimes make the sparks fly. Some people stay all summer long on the idyllic island of Belle Isle, North Carolina. Cocktail parties aside, the husband she might not really know, Riley must find a way to investigate the secrets of Belle Island, and the summer that could change everything.

Told with mary kay andrews’ trademark blend of humor and warmth, and with characters and a setting that you can’t help but fall for, the New York Times bestseller The Weekenders is the perfect summer escape. While waiting for her husband to arrive on the ferry one Friday afternoon, Riley is confronted by a process server who thrusts papers into her hand.

The Weekenders: A Novel #ad - Riley griggs has a season of good times with friends and family ahead of her on Belle Isle when things take an unexpected turn. So she turns to her island friends for help and support, but it turns out that each of them has their own secrets, and the clock is ticking as the mystery deepens. In a murderous way.

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By Invitation Only: A Novel

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William Morrow #ad - Soon by invitation Only zooms to Chicago, where the unraveling accelerates. On this gorgeous, a wealthy power broker whose unbelievably successful career in private equity made him one of Chicago’s celebrated elite, Alejandro Cambria, the bride’s father, magical night, discovers the limits and possibilities of cell phone range.

Why a second party? maybe it had been assumed that the first one wouldn’t be up to snuff? Fred is marrying Shelby Cambria, also an only child. The cambrias’ dearest wish is for their daughter to be happy. Are they living the life they want, what regrets do they hold, and how would they remake their lives if they were given the invitation to do so?By Invitation Only is classic Dorothea Benton Frank—a mesmerizing Lowcountry Tale that roars with spirit, and truth, humor, and forces us to reconsider our notions of what it means to be a Have or a Have Not.

While the mother of the bride, who dabbles in the world of public relations and believes herself deserving of every square inch of her multimillion-dollar penthouse and imaginary carrara marble pedestal, Susan Kennedy Cambria, learns about moonshine and dangerous liaisons. The lowcountry of south carolina is where by invitation Only begins at a barbecue engagement party thrown by Diane English Stiftel, her brother Floyd, and her parents to celebrate her son’s engagement.

By Invitation Only: A Novel #ad - A difference in legal opinions, and an abrupt twist will reveal the truth of who they are and demonstrate, when it truly counts, a headlong dive from grace, what kind of grit they have. If shelby wants to marry frederick, aka fred, they will not stand in her way—although Susan does hope her friends won’t think her daughter is marrying more than a few degrees beneath her socially.

Nearly a thousand miles away from her comfortable, familiar world, Diane is the antithesis of the bright lights and super-sophisticated guests attending her son Fred’s second engagement party.

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Summer Rental: A Novel

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St. Martin's Press #ad - Five people who each need a sea change, and one month in a summer rental that might just give it to them. Summer rental is one of library Journal's Best Women's Fiction Books of 2011. A month in north carolina's Outer Banks is just what they each of them needs. Ty bazemore is their landlord, though he's hanging on to the rambling old beach house by a thin thread.

Ellis, recently fired from a job she gave everything to, is rudderless and now beginning to question the choices she's made over the past decade of her life. And dorie has just been shockingly betrayed by the man she loved and trusted the most in the world…though this is just the tip of the iceberg of her problems and secrets.

Summer Rental: A Novel #ad - Five people on a journey that will uncover their secrets and point them on the path to forgiveness. Maryn needs just a few things in life: no questions, a good hiding place, and a new identity. Julia--whose caustic wit covers up her wounds--has a man who loves her and is offering her the world, but she can't hide from how deeply insecure she feels about her looks, her brains, her life.

After an inauspicious first meeting with Ellis, the two find themselves disturbingly attracted to one another, even as Ty is about to lose everything he's ever cared about. Best friends since catholic grade school, in their mid-thirties, they now find themselves, at the crossroads of life and love. Maryn shackleford is a stranger, and a woman on the run.

Sometimes, julia, the tide just happens to pull you in the right direction…Ellis, when you need a change in your life, and Dorie.

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Ladies' Night

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St. Martin's Press #ad - Mary kay andrews' ladies' Night will have you raising a glass and cheering these characters on. Take a splash of betrayal, give a good shake to proper behavior and take a big sip of a cocktail called…Ladies' Night, add a few drops of outrage, the New York Times bestseller from Mary Kay Andrews. Grace stanton's life as a rising media star and beloved lifestyle blogger takes a surprising turn when she catches her husband cheating and torpedoes his pricey sports car straight into the family swimming pool.

Can grace figure out a new way home and discover how strong she needs to be to get there? Heartache, humor, and a little bit of mystery come together in a story about life's unpredictable twists and turns. Moving in with her widowed mother, who owns and lives above a rundown beach bar called The Sandbox, is less than ideal.

Ladies' Night #ad - Grace suddenly finds herself locked out of her palatial home, checking account, and even the blog she has worked so hard to develop in her signature style. So is attending court-mandated weekly "divorce recovery" therapy sessions with three other women and one man for whom betrayal seems to be the only commonality.

When their "divorce coach" starts to act suspiciously, they decide to start having their own Wednesday "Ladies' Night" sessions at The Sandbox, and the unanticipated bonds that develop lead the members of the group to try and find closure in ways they never imagined.

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Save the Date: A Novel

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St. Martin's Press #ad - But the wedding is in six weeks, the bride is acting strangely even for a bride and the stepmother of the bride is becoming Cara's biggest headache. Can this wedding be saved?up-and-coming floral designer Cara Kryzik is about to score the wedding of a lifetime—one that will solidify her career as the go-to-girl for Savannah society nuptials.

. Then, cara's refrigerator goes on the blink, on the morning that someone steals her dog, turning twelve thousand dollars' worth of gorgeous blooms into road kill. When brooke trappnell spirals into a shocking crisis and the wedding is in jeopardy, Cara must come to the rescue and figure out what she really believes in.

Told with mary kay andrews's trademark wit and keen eye for detail, Save the Date is the New York Times bestselling novel you won't want to miss. Cara's implacable father, "the colonel", doesn't believe in Cara's business savvy and is about to call in his twenty-thousand-dollar loan. Is it love? is it her own strength? In the end, for everyone, "Save the Date" has more meanings than one.

Save the Date: A Novel #ad - And if that's not enough, the dog-napper, Jack Finnerty, turns up at her latest wedding and then mysteriously leaves her stranded on the dance floor. All this turmoil will be solved if Cara can pull off the lavish Trappnell-Strayhorn wedding. The only problem is, life seems to be conspiring against her. What cara needs is to focus, but that's not easy when Jack is turning up at every wedding in Savannah the man seems to know everybody, with Cara in his sights and seduction on his mind.

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Beach Town: A Novel

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St. Martin's Press #ad - However, she finds a formidable obstacle in the town mayor, Eben Thinadeaux. She zeroes in on a sleepy Florida panhandle town. Eben is a born-again environmentalist who's seen huge damage done to the town by a huge paper company. The bay has only recently been re-born, a fishing industry has sprung up, and Eben has no intention of letting anybody screw with his town again.

Greer hennessy is a struggling movie location scout. And greer ended up with the blame. Now greer has been given one more chance—a shot at finding the perfect undiscovered beach town for a big budget movie. Her last location shoot ended in disaster when a film crew destroyed property on an avocado grove. She takes a room at the only motel in town, and starts working her charm.

Will true love find a foothold in this small beach town before it's too late and disaster strikes? Told with Mary Kay Andrews inimitable wit and charm, the New York Times bestseller Beach Town is this year's summer beach read! The only problem is that he finds Greer way too attractive for his own good, and knows that her motivation is in direct conflict with his.

Beach Town: A Novel #ad - There's one motel, a marina, a long stretch of pristine beach and an old fishing pier with a community casino—which will be perfect for the film's climax—when the bad guys blow it up in an all-out assault on the townspeople. Greer slips into town and is ecstatic to find the last unspoilt patch of the Florida gulf coast.

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Savannah Blues: A Novel Weezie and Bebe Mysteries series Book 1

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HarperCollins e-books #ad - Revenge is sweeter than sweet in mary kay’s capable hands, Adriana Trigiani, Rebecca Wells, Emily Giffin, and readers of Fannie Flagg, and Jill Conner Browne will definitely want to spend some quality time in Savannah. In mary kay andrews’s delectable new york times bestseller, savannah Blues, as they lose themselves in a wonderful, readers will feel the sultry Georgia breezes and taste sea salt in the air, witty tale brimming with sass and peopled by a richly endearing cast of delightfully eccentric characters.

Quirky, endearing characters make Savannah Blues one heck of a good time. Jennifer crusie“mary kay andrews has perfect pitch when it comes to endearing, smart-mouth heroines, and she has caught the languid looniness of the Low Country perfectly. Anne rivers siddonsmeet weezie aka eloise foley, a feisty antiques “picker, ” banished by her spiteful ex-husband from the house she herself restored in Savannah’s historic district, who must come to terms with a life that has suddenly changed…and  not, it, seems for the better.

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Beach House Reunion The Beach House

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Gallery Books #ad - Beautifully wrought and rich with keen insight, this is an illuminating tale of new beginnings, resilience, and one family’s enduring love. Cara rutledge returns to her Southern home on the idyllic Isle of Palms. Whisking you back to the shores of her bestselling Beach House series, Mary Alice Monroe weaves together a tale of the struggles and triumphs of the historic Rutledge family of Charleston, South Carolina.

. Everything is comfortingly the same, yet each detail is rife with painful memories. On the island, learning to surf, she is part of the freer, natural ocean lifestyle she loves, rejoining the turtle team, and falling in love. Meanwhile, leaves her historic home in charleston, her niece Linnea, a recent college graduate who doesn’t know where her life will take her, with all its entitlement and expectations, and heads to her aunt’s beach house.

Beach House Reunion The Beach House #ad - Remembering the lessons of her beloved grandmother, Lovie, the original “turtle lady, ” Linnea rediscovers a meaningful purpose to her life and finds the courage she needs to break from tradition. Only through reconnecting with family, career, friends, and the rhythms of the lowcountry can Cara release the hold of the past and open herself to the possibility of a new love, and hope for the future.

In this heartwarming novel, love, three generations of the Rutledge family gather together to find the strength, and commitment to break destructive family patterns and to forge new bonds that will endure long beyond one summer reunion.

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Blue Christmas Weezie and Bebe Mysteries series Book 3

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HarperCollins e-books #ad - Throw in some seasonal eccentricities from weezie's decidedly odd family, and a little help from the King Elvis! himself, a miraculous 1950s Christmas-tree pin, and even Scrooge would have to agree there's real magic in the Savannah air this Christmas . But no sooner is she certain she's one-upped the trendy shop around the corner when Weezie notices things going strangely missing from her display.

Despite the petty burglaries of her mysterious midnight visitor, Weezie still has high hopes for the holiday. Her motif is graceland blue christmas, an aluminum tree, with lots of tinsel, and enough tacky retro doodads to fill the Grand Ole Opry. Tis the week before christmas, and antiques dealer Weezie Foley is in a frenzy to do up her shop right for the Savannah historical district decorating contest, which she fully intends to win.

Blue Christmas Weezie and Bebe Mysteries series Book 3 #ad - Perhaps even an engagement ring is in the offing from her chef boyfriend, usually moody around the yuletide, though Daniel, seems even more distant than ever.

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The Perfect Couple

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Little, Brown and Company #ad - From new york times bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand, comes a novel about the many ways family can fill our lives with love. If they don't kill us first. New york times bestseller*it's nantucket wedding season, also known as summer-the sight of a bride racing down Main Street is as common as the sun setting at Madaket Beach.

The otis-winbury wedding promises to be an event to remember: the groom's wealthy parents have spared no expense to host a lavish ceremony at their oceanfront estate. But it's going to be memorable for all the wrong reasons after tragedy strikes: a body is discovered in Nantucket Harbor just hours before the ceremony-and everyone in the wedding party is suddenly a suspect.

The Perfect Couple #ad - As chief of police ed kapenash interviews the bride, the groom's famous mystery-novelist mother, and even a member of his own family, the groom, he discovers that every wedding is a minefield-and no couple is perfect. Featuring beloved characters from the castaways, Beautiful Day, and A Summer Affair, The Perfect Couple proves once again that Elin Hilderbrand is the queen of the summer beach read.

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