New & Upcoming Books From Mary Kay Andrews

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COMING MAY 5, 2020

Hello Summer

Conley Hawkins left her family’s newspaper, The Beacon, in the rear view mirror years ago. Now, Conley is about to take a fancy new position at a New York City newspaper. That is, until she discovers that her new job is suddenly gone. Dread in her heart, Conley ends up in the last place she ever wanted to be: The Beacon. Matters come to a head after Conley witnesses a car accident that ends in the death of a local politician – a beloved war hero with a secret shady history whose death may not be exactly what it seems.

Sunset Beach

NOW AVAILABLE!

Sunset Beach

PopSugar’s “28 Buzzy Books to Read This Spring”
Palm Beach Post‘s “13 Florida Books You’ll Want to Read This Spring/Summer”
Southern Living‘s “25 Beach Reads Perfect for Summer”

“Andrews has a gift for writing fascinating characters and captivating dialog.” Publishers Weekly
Sunset Beach delivers the perfect beach read you’ve been scouting for.” —BookTrib
Sunset Beach is another page-turner from the always charming Mary Kay Andrews.” —PopSugar
“Andrews’ latest annual big beach read combines mystery, family secrets, a hint of romance, and a little bit of home renovation…Andrews’ style ensures that this will be a relaxing read.” Booklist
“There is no better way to chase away winter blues than to think summer with MKA.” —Bookreporter

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The High Tide Club

Amazon, Best Books of the Month: Heartfelt Fiction, May 2018
Barnes & Noble Pick: Best New Fiction, May 2018
USA Today New & Noteworthy
PopSugar Best New Books for Spring
PopSugar Mother’s Day Gift Guide
SouthernLiving.com Beach Books recommendation
GoodHouseKeeping.com Best New Books for Summer
She Reads Highly Anticipated Books of Summer
Book Bub Independent Bookstore Recommendation Roundup

The Weekenders by Mary Kay Andrews

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The Weekenders

Some people stay all summer long on the idyllic island of Belle Isle, North Carolina. Some people come only for the weekends. When Riley Griggs is waiting for her husband at the ferry one Friday afternoon, she is instead served with papers informing her that her island home is being foreclosed.

Beach Town

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Beach Town

Greer Hennessy is a struggling movie location scout. Her last location shoot ended in disaster. 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.

Blog

A Return to My Life in Crime—and to Sunset Beach! April 28, 2019 - Writing about murder must be in my DNA. Growing up in St. Petersburg, Florida, the setting for my new novel SUNSET BEACH, my family gathered most weeks at my grandmother’s house for Sunday dinner, where my uncle, a career police officer, enthralled us with stories of his latest, most intriguing cases. When most children my age were reading the comic strips, I was poring over the police logs in the newspaper, and racing through the stacks of Perry Mason and Mickey Spillane paperbacks supplied to me by my grandfather. With my newest novel, SUNSET BEACH, I’ve returned to the Gulf… ...
EVERY CROOKED NANNY—My Rookie Book October 4, 2018 - Maybe you didn’t know, but I’ve been living a double life for some time now. Yep. At home, I’m Kathy Hogan Trocheck, mild-mannered junker, wife, mom, grandmother, recovering journalist (I was a reporter for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution for many years) and decorator in denial. But in public, when I’m wearing makeup and not-yoga-pants, I’m Mary Kay Andrews, best-selling novelist and author of 28 novels and (and The Beach House Cookbook) and counting. Many people aren’t aware that I started my fiction career in 1992 as a mystery writer—penning ten mysteries under my real name, Kathy Hogan Trocheck, including the much… ...
Labor-Light Labor Day Menu August 31, 2018 - It's hard to believe that another summer is about to be officially behind us. As we begin our Labor Day weekend, I'm pleased that Mr. MKA and I do not have much planned. We will kick back and enjoy some much-needed downtime. I think we will take a relaxed approach to our meal planning too. I've gathered a few of my simplest no-fuss recipes from THE BEACH HOUSE COOKBOOK to compile what feels to me like the best hassle-free Labor Day menu plan for Labor Day weekend. Enjoy the fresh, simple goodness of Greek Salad My Way. You can find… ...

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Instagram post 2176268860519356472_350620689 All you Yankees keep talking about your winter delights: the soft powdery snow, frozen noses, the icy tendrils dripping from treetops, hot cocoa blah blah blah. My most magical moment of winter is that first time I dig out my warm jacket and find a fiver folded up in the pocket from last March. #floridagirl #idontdoice #pocketchange #imrich

All you Yankees keep talking about your winter delights: the soft powdery snow, frozen noses, the icy tendrils dripping from treetops, hot cocoa blah blah blah. My most magical moment of winter is that first time I dig out my warm jacket and find a fiver folded up in the pocket from last March. #floridagirl #idontdoice #pocketchange #imrich ...

Instagram post 2176029768456154078_350620689 Fascinating and thought-provoking book talk tonight at @atlantahistorycenter where former US Attorney @kent_alexander and former Wall Street Journal reporter @kevinsalwen discussed their new book The Suspect, about Atlanta Olympics bombing suspect Richard Jewell. That’s my former @ajcnews colleague @bertroughton on the far left. Bert directed the paper’s coverage of the ‘96 Olympics. On the far right is former longtime @wsbtv news anchor John Pruitt. Packed house for an amazingly thoughtful panel discussion of a troubling episode in Atlanta history. Great to see so many former reporter pals in the audience. If you’re interested in books, the History Center has a great lineup of programs coming up! #booktalks #journalismmattersnowmorethanever #oldreportersneverdie

Fascinating and thought-provoking book talk tonight at @atlantahistorycenter where former US Attorney @kent_alexander and former Wall Street Journal reporter @kevinsalwen discussed their new book The Suspect, about Atlanta Olympics bombing suspect Richard Jewell. That’s my former @ajcnews colleague @bertroughton on the far left. Bert directed the paper’s coverage of the ‘96 Olympics. On the far right is former longtime @wsbtv news anchor John Pruitt. Packed house for an amazingly thoughtful panel discussion of a troubling episode in Atlanta history. Great to see so many former reporter pals in the audience. If you’re interested in books, the History Center has a great lineup of programs coming up! #booktalks #journalismmattersnowmorethanever #oldreportersneverdie ...

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