The “authentic, generous, and heartfelt” (Mary Kay Andrews, New York Times bestselling author) Beach House series returns with this tender and compassionate novel following the historic Rutledge family of Charleston, South Carolina as they face a summer of upheaval and change with perseverance, a spirit of unity, and a dose of humor.
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About Mary Alice
Mary Alice Monroe is the New York Times bestselling author of 27 books, including her forthcoming novel, The Summer of Lost and Found.
More than 7.5 million copies of her books have been published worldwide, and she’s earned numerous accolades and awards, including induction into the South Carolina Academy of Authors' Hall of Fame.
Praise for Mary Alice's Books
“Monroe knows how to weave a tale…She creates vibrant characters [who] live and love in the paradise like world of the South Carolina low country. It is a magical place in many ways, especially in the words with which Monroe describes it.”
— Huffington Post
“Saving Our Wildlife... One Book at a Time."
— Southern Living
“Readers Come for the Characters but Stay for the Animals."
—New York Times
“Mary Alice Monroe’s writing is always sensitive and true, as inspiring as the natural wonder about which she writes.”
— New York Times bestselling author Dorothea Benton Frank
“Mary Alice Monroe has become the premier nature writer among southern novelists.”
— New York Times bestselling author
“This atmospheric novel depicts a lush sanctuary that draws in the needy and provides heartwarming inspiration."
— Library Journal, STARRED review
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