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Mary Alice Monroe

New York Times Bestselling Author

Posts Tagged ‘Charleston’

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 LOWCOUNTRY GROOM GONE TOO SOON

In memory of Ryan Jacob Query October 11, 1982 – March 23, 2017 This cross was built for a wedding. But today it was used for a memorial service. Along the banks of the May River in Bluffton, South Carolina, we remembered the life of Ryan Query. He was an Army veteran, son, brother, father,…

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COUNTING DOWN TO A LOWCOUNTRY WEDDING DREAM COME TRUE

I’ve been married for more than forty years, yet I’m checking the calendar each week, counting down to the April 24th wedding date for one special couple. The winners of last summer’s Lowcountry Wedding Giveaway will experience the charm, beauty, and allure of a southern wedding in the top wedding destination of Charleston, South Carolina. In typical southern…

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A LOWCOUNTRY WEDDING: THE MAKING OF A DREAM DRESS

The search for the perfect gown is an important part of the wedding planning process for many brides. And when the search is in downtown Charleston, it’s all the more special. There’s a scene in my novel A LOWCOUNTRY WEDDING of the Muir sisters going on their downtown adventure to the Kate McDonald Bridal shop in the historic city in…

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A LOWCOUNTRY WEDDING … DREAM COME TRUE

I’ve never been a part of something quite like this! With the generous support of some of my favorite Charleston wedding businesses, together, we are showering one engaged couple with the ultimate gift–a lowcountry wedding worth $40,000. The contest received more than 150,000 votes! It was neck and neck between couples Ryan & Julie and Jonathan &…

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MAKING A WEDDING DREAM COME TRUE

We have the finalists for A LOWCOUNTRY WEDDING Giveaway! I confess it was tough to choose only three.  We received so many heartfelt videos sharing story after story about why a couple should win the $40,000 dream wedding in Charleston, SC. Thank you ALL for your entries.  But we only have one wedding to give…

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The Novel, the Wedding, and the Island Getaway

“Isn’t that what a wedding is all about? The gathering of family. The sharing of stories. The linking of arms. For better or for worse.” –A Lowcountry Wedding I’ve been married for more than forty years, yet this spring, I feel like a bride again! I’ve swooned over wedding gown photos, selected color schemes, envisioned floral…

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My Dream Wedding in Charleston, SC

I’m throwing a wedding celebration–and you’re invited! It started on Sullivan’s Island, just outside of Charleston, SC. I introduced you to my literary family–Marietta Muir (Mamaw) and her granddaughters Carson, Eudora, and Harper. That was the summer of 2013 and my novel The Summer Girls marked the beginning of the Lowcountry Summer series. It’s been…

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