"I start my summer with Mary Alice Monroe's enchanting novels...I'm a devoted fan."

—Elin Hilderbrand, NYT Bestselling Author



The New York Times bestselling author of The Summer Guests returns at long last to her beloved Beach House series in this breathtaking novel about one family’s summer of forging new beginnings against the enduring beauty and resilience of the natural world.

About Mary Alice

Mary Alice Monroe is the New York Times bestselling author of 23 novels, including her new book, On Ocean Boulevard. 

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.

The Bestselling Beach House Series

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
Pat Conroy

This atmospheric novel depicts a lush sanctuary that draws in the needy and provides heartwarming inspiration."

— Library Journal, STARRED review

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