New & Upcoming Books From Mary Kay Andrews

The Santa Suit

COMING SEPTEMBER 28, 2021

The Santa Suit

When newly-divorced Ivy Perkins buys an old farmhouse sight unseen, she is definitely looking for a change in her life. The farmhouse is a labor of love, but Ivy didn’t bargain on just how much labor. Among the left possessions, Ivy finds a Santa suit and a note from a little girl who has one Christmas wish, and that is for her father to return home from the war.

The Newcomer

NOW AVAILABLE IN HARDCOVER

The Newcomer

Letty Carnahan is on the run from New York City; she has her four-year-old niece in tow, and her sister was found dead in her glamorous townhome. Letty believes she knows who did it: her sister’s awful, money-grubbing ex-husband.

HelloSummer-Cover-PB-0521

NOW AVAILABLE IN PAPERBACK

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.

Blog

Missing the Book Tour Blues May 5, 2020 - I’m just gonna come out and say it. I miss book tour. I also miss having my hair professionally cut and colored and the glory that is a salon mani-pedi. Hey—I’m out here walking around looking like a hedgehog. Also? My nails look like I’ve been digging rutabagas.  Yes, I’m aware that this is a first world problem. The good news is that my family and I are healthy, and I hope all of you are too. We’ve been in lockdown going on eight weeks, and we’re going stir-crazy, but I get that we are incredibly privileged. We have a… ...
Desperation Baking April 14, 2020 - With the stress and anxiety surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, I’ve been doing a lot of what I call desperation baking lately. But this week I did a little celebration baking. It was my friend Susie’s birthday, and virus or no, I believe in celebrating birthdays. My grandmother and mother were big cake bakers in their time, but now, the birthday cake baking baton has been passed to me. I always try to bake the celebrant’s favorite kind of dessert for their birthday. My son-in-law Mark actually prefers Mississippi Mud Pie or Key Lime Pie instead of cake. Granddaughter Molly asks… ...
MKA’s 2020 Reading Challenge January 30, 2020 - I’m not super big on New Year’s resolutions. We’ve all been there. Eat less; exercise more. Spend less; save more. Yada yada yada. But when it comes to books and reading I can always get behind a fresh initiative and some goal-setting. If you’re like me, you tend to read a lot of the same kinds of books. I tend towards escapist fiction, whether contemporary or historical. I also love a well-plotted mystery, so long as there’s not too much nightmare-inducing gore. But we all know that there’s so much more out there for us to sink our teeth into.… ...

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If you bought a house and you found an old beautifully gift-wrapped Christmas present stowed in a closet, would you be able to resist opening it up? Find out what Ivy Perkins does when she is faced with this and all the magic that ensues in THE SANTA SUIT, coming from @stmartinspress NEXT WEEK! In stores Tues 9/28. Pre-order now. Link in bio! 🎁  #christmasbeginswithmka #christmascomesearlythisyear #thesantasuit

If you bought a house and you found an old beautifully gift-wrapped Christmas present stowed in a closet, would you be able to resist opening it up? Find out what Ivy Perkins does when she is faced with this and all the magic that ensues in THE SANTA SUIT, coming from @stmartinspress NEXT WEEK! In stores Tues 9/28. Pre-order now. Link in bio! 🎁  #christmasbeginswithmka #christmascomesearlythisyear #thesantasuit ...

Let’s give a big ole round of applause to our @jctkitchenandbar $50 gift card winner BARBARA O’CONNOR!! We can’t wait to see you at the launch on Sunday 🎉. If you still haven’t gotten your tickets, get them TODAY! Link in bio to purchase 🎟

Let’s give a big ole round of applause to our @jctkitchenandbar $50 gift card winner BARBARA O’CONNOR!! We can’t wait to see you at the launch on Sunday 🎉. If you still haven’t gotten your tickets, get them TODAY! Link in bio to purchase 🎟 ...

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