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Mary Alice Monroe

New York Times Bestselling Author

Beach House for Rent

THE BIG DAY FOR "BEACH HOUSE FOR RENT"

I can finally share my new novel with you, my dear readers! I’m so excited! I’ve said this before, but this is a book of my heart. BEACH HOUSE FOR RENT returns to the beach I call home and allows me to share with you, through the characters’ lives and experiences, why I love the…

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SEE YOU ON THE ROAD DEAR READERS!

ONE WEEK. JUNE 20TH. That’s the release date of BEACH HOUSE FOR RENT. It’s a return to the beach–my beach–the Isle of Palms, where I call home. And this is a book of my heart. This week I begin a coast-to-coast book tour to share this special moment with all of you. Thank you, dear…

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COUNTING DOWN TO BOOK RELEASE AND BOOK TOUR

School’s out for summer and the beach traffic is booming again here on Isle of Palms, South Carolina, as the vacationers, day trippers, and locals alike flock to the beach. There are two things people always want to know when they visit this special beach town… where should I eat and what book should I…

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A NOVEL MESSAGE FOR SHOREBIRDS

My island life just outside of Charleston, South Carolina inspires my writing life. The lush landscape teems with life in the marshes and rivers, forests and beaches. The wild is my inspiration. Sea turtles, monarch butterflies, and dolphins have sparked my stories in the past. And this time, migrating shorebirds are the backdrop of my new novel,…

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A CLOSER LOOK AT "BEACH HOUSE FOR RENT"

Summer’s coming! That means migrating shorebirds, such as willets and red knots, plovers and sandpipers, are returning to the shores of my beloved beach, the Isle of Palms.  And this year, their arrival also signals the arrival of my new novel, BEACH HOUSE FOR RENT. This is the final book of my Beach House Series,…

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WELL, THIS IS A FIRST!

I finally did it! My first Facebook Live video. And I must admit, it was actually pretty fun, and easy (except for the fact that we couldn’t get the Live video feature to work on my Facebook author page, so we did it from my Facebook conservation page instead). I must learn to speak louder next…

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WHAT’S IN A NAME—OR BOOK TITLE?

Most people don’t know that titles of books are not copyrighted. For example, I could write a book titled Gone with the Wind. Surprised? I know I was when other books titled The Beach House were released! Most of the time, publishers want to avoid a title that’s already been taken, but sometimes books do…

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