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Mary Alice Monroe

New York Times Bestselling Author

Posts Tagged ‘Firefly Distillery’

7 GIFT IDEAS FOR YOUR OWN LOWCOUNTRY CHRISTMAS

Recently my publisher Simon & Schuster asked me to write something special for the holidays for their book content site dedicated to women’s fiction and romance. The topic is a fun spin on my novels: If my book characters came to life, what would be the perfect presents they would give this Christmas season? The…

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A MOVIE, A BOOK, AND HOLIDAY GREETING OF GRATITUDE

This is the holiday season of love and gratitude. I have much to be thankful for this year! Thanks to YOU, dear readers, my novel Beach House for Rent climbed to #9 on the New York Times Best Seller List. I’m currently writing a new novel, Beach House Reunion, the continuation of the Beach House Series, available May 22nd. And…

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The Perfect Cocktail for Summer Reading

Since the June release of BEACH HOUSE FOR RENT, I’ve been on a coast-to-coast book tour that has kept me away from home most days. During a book launch celebration at Isle of Palms, attendees enjoyed a complimentary special cocktail provided by Firefly Distillery. First, I must say, my husband and I are big fans…

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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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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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SAVE THE DATE FOR A LOWCOUNTRY WEDDING

  I’m so happy to officially announce the wedding day for our winners of last summer’s “A Lowcountry Wedding Giveaway” who will have their dream come true in Charleston, South Carolina. On April 24th, Julie Robbins and Ryan Query, will gather under an avenue of ancient oak trees at the historic Legare Waring House in Charleston,…

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HOLIDAY RECIPES FROM THE QUEEN OF SOUTHERN COOKING

Nathalie Dupree is the queen of southern cooking. She’s a celebrated chef and bestselling author in Charleston, SC, whom I am lucky enough to call my friend. And she has kindly allowed me to share some of her recipes with you this holiday season. You can find the specially selected recipes in the back of my new novel, A LOWCOUNTRY…

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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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