Summer Rental: A Novel

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St. Martin's Press #ad - 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. 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.

Julia--whose caustic wit covers up her wounds--has a man who loves her and is offering her the world, her brains, but she can't hide from how deeply insecure she feels about her looks, her life. 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.

Summer Rental: A Novel #ad - Ellis, julia, and dorie can provide what maryn wants; can they also provide what she needs? Mary Kay Andrews' novel is the story of five people questioning everything they ever thought they knew about life. 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.

Maryn shackleford is a stranger, and a woman on the run. 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. 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.

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Ladies' Night

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St. Martin's Press #ad - Moving in with her widowed mother, who owns and lives above a rundown beach bar called The Sandbox, is less than ideal. 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.

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. Take a splash of betrayal, add a few drops of outrage, give a good shake to proper behavior and take a big sip of a cocktail called…Ladies' Night, the New York Times bestseller from Mary Kay Andrews.

Ladies' Night #ad - 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. Mary kay andrews' ladies' Night will have you raising a glass and cheering these characters on.

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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The Weekenders: A Novel

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St. Martin's Press #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. 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.

The Weekenders: A Novel #ad - 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. 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.

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Beach Town: A Novel

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St. Martin's Press #ad - Her last location shoot ended in disaster when a film crew destroyed property on an avocado grove. 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. However, she finds a formidable obstacle in the town mayor, Eben Thinadeaux.

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. Greer hennessy is a struggling movie location scout. Eben is a born-again environmentalist who's seen huge damage done to the town by a huge paper company. 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!

Beach Town: A Novel #ad - She takes a room at the only motel in town, and starts working her charm. 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.

She zeroes in on a sleepy Florida panhandle town. 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.

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Spring Fever: A Novel

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St. Martin's Press #ad - Even if there are people determined to keep Annajane from getting what she wants, happiness might be hers for the taking, and the life she once had with Mason in this sleepy lake town might be in her future. And maybe, just maybe, she wants Mason back. Maybe everything happens for a reason. On the peaceful surface of Hideaway Lake, Annajane discovers that the past is never really gone.

But when fate intervenes and the wedding is called to a halt as the bride is literally walking down the aisle, Annajane begins to realize that maybe she's been given a second chance. But there are secrets afoot in this small southern town. The new york times bestselling author of summer Rental delivers her delicious new escapist novel about small towns, and deep secretsAnnajane Hudgens truly believes she is over her ex-husband, old flames, Mason Bayless.

Spring Fever: A Novel #ad - They've been divorced for four years, she's engaged to a new, terrific guy, and she's ready to leave the small town where she and Mason had so much history. She is so over mason that she has absolutely no problem attending his wedding to the beautiful, intelligent, delightful Celia.

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The Fixer Upper: A Novel

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HarperCollins e-books #ad - It is a truly delectable story of a woman whose professional fall from grace lands her back in a hometown she never knew, amongst a gothic Southern family she’s never met, and saddled with a task she could never have imagined. Entirely satisfying, terrific supporting characters, an expert balance of warmth and compassion, a little steamy sex, and just enough suspense to keep you from guessing how it will all go down.

Atlanta journal-constitutiona sassy, the ya-yas, sexy, as only new york times bestseller Mary Kay Andrews can tell it, Sophie Kinsella, and the Sweet Potato Queens, sometimes poignant look at small town Southern life, The Fixer Upper is a must-read for fans of Fannie Flagg, and for every reader obsessed with decorating and home repair.

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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. The payday will solve all her problems—even the looming problem of a celebrated florist named Cullen Keane who is moving into her turf from Charleston. And if that's not enough, jack finnerty, the dog-napper, turns up at her latest wedding and then mysteriously leaves her stranded on the dance floor.

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. All this turmoil will be solved if Cara can pull off the lavish Trappnell-Strayhorn wedding.

Save the Date: A Novel #ad - . 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. 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.

Is it love? is it her own strength? In the end, for everyone, "Save the Date" has more meanings than one. 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, on the morning that someone steals her dog, Cara's refrigerator goes on the blink, turning twelve thousand dollars' worth of gorgeous blooms into road kill.

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Christmas Bliss: A Novel Weezie and Bebe Mysteries series Book 4

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St. Martin's Press #ad - Twas the night before christmas, and Savannah was breezyBut there's trouble afoot - and it's heading toward Weezie. Seems bebe's been holding a big secret backthat would make Santa's reindeer stop dead in their tracks. Can these two best friends wriggle out of these twists?will they do it in time to ensure CHRISTMAS BLISS?Return to the wonderful world of Mary Kay Andrews' Savannah with Christmas Bliss.

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Savannah Breeze Weezie and Bebe Mysteries series Book 2

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HarperCollins e-books #ad - Joining bebe on a revenge-inspired road trip south to Fort Lauderdale is her junking friend Weezie, the heroine of Blues, and a car-full of lovable misfits. Breeze is the story of bebe loudermilk, a southern belle who’d dearly like to get back at the handsome, two-faced con man who swindled out of everything she owns except for a broken-down 1950s-era motel on Tybee Island.

. A sheer delight and will have readers laughing out loud by the second page. Daytona beach news-journal“The perfect mix of comedy, action and romance makes this book nearly impossible to put down. Library journalmary kay andrews takes us back to Savannah, in Savannah Breeze, Georgia, the uproarious sequel to her blockbuster New York Times bestseller, Savannah Blues.

Savannah Breeze Weezie and Bebe Mysteries series Book 2 #ad - Readers with a taste for the novels of  fannie flagg, adriana trigiani, jennifer crusie, and Emily Giffin—not to mention Rebecca Wells and Sweet Potato Queens queen Jill Conner Browne—will adore this delightful take on the New South and one woman’s discovery of what’s really important in life.

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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, and readers of Fannie Flagg, Adriana Trigiani, Emily Giffin, Rebecca Wells, and Jill Conner Browne will definitely want to spend some quality time in Savannah. 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, it, ” banished by her spiteful ex-husband from the house she herself restored in Savannah’s historic district, a feisty antiques “picker, who must come to terms with a life that has suddenly changed…and  not, seems for the better. In mary kay andrews’s delectable new york times bestseller, readers will feel the sultry Georgia breezes and taste sea salt in the air, Savannah Blues, as they lose themselves in a wonderful, witty tale brimming with sass and peopled by a richly endearing cast of delightfully eccentric characters.

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Blue Christmas

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HarperCollins e-books #ad - Throw in some seasonal eccentricities from weezie's decidedly odd family, a miraculous 1950s Christmas-tree pin, and a little help from the King Elvis! himself, and even Scrooge would have to agree there's real magic in the Savannah air this Christmas . 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. Perhaps even an engagement ring is in the offing from her chef boyfriend, though Daniel, usually moody around the yuletide, seems even more distant than ever.

Blue Christmas #ad - 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.

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