The Fixer Upper: A Novel

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HarperCollins e-books #ad - Entirely satisfying, a little steamy sex, an expert balance of warmth and compassion, terrific supporting characters, and just enough suspense to keep you from guessing how it will all go down. Atlanta journal-constitutiona sassy, and the sweet potato queens, sophie kinsella, sometimes poignant look at small town Southern life, the Ya-Yas, as only New York Times bestseller Mary Kay Andrews can tell it, The Fixer Upper is a must-read for fans of Fannie Flagg, sexy, and for every reader obsessed with decorating and home repair.

The Fixer Upper: A Novel #ad - It is a truly delectable story of a woman whose professional fall from grace lands her back in a hometown she never knew, amongst a gothic Southern family she’s never met, and saddled with a task she could never have imagined.

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Spring Fever: A Novel

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St. Martin's Press #ad - She is so over mason that she has absolutely no problem attending his wedding to the beautiful, intelligent, delightful Celia. And maybe, just maybe, she wants Mason back. The new york times bestselling author of summer Rental delivers her delicious new escapist novel about small towns, old flames, and deep secretsAnnajane Hudgens truly believes she is over her ex-husband, Mason Bayless.

They've been divorced for four years, she's engaged to a new, terrific guy, and she's ready to leave the small town where she and Mason had so much history. Even if there are people determined to keep Annajane from getting what she wants, happiness might be hers for the taking, and the life she once had with Mason in this sleepy lake town might be in her future.

Spring Fever: A Novel #ad - But when fate intervenes and the wedding is called to a halt as the bride is literally walking down the aisle, Annajane begins to realize that maybe she's been given a second chance. But there are secrets afoot in this small southern town. Maybe everything happens for a reason. On the peaceful surface of Hideaway Lake, Annajane discovers that the past is never really gone.

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Summer Rental: A Novel

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St. Martin's Press #ad - A month in north carolina's Outer Banks is just what they each of them needs. Ty bazemore is their landlord, though he's hanging on to the rambling old beach house by a thin thread. Julia--whose caustic wit covers up her wounds--has a man who loves her and is offering her the world, but she can't hide from how deeply insecure she feels about her looks, her brains, her life.

Five people on a journey that will uncover their secrets and point them on the path to forgiveness. After an inauspicious first meeting with Ellis, the two find themselves disturbingly attracted to one another, even as Ty is about to lose everything he's ever cared about. Maryn shackleford is a stranger, and a woman on the run.

Summer Rental: A Novel #ad - Ellis, recently fired from a job she gave everything to, is rudderless and now beginning to question the choices she's made over the past decade of her life. Ellis, julia, and dorie can provide what maryn wants; can they also provide what she needs? Mary Kay Andrews' novel is the story of five people questioning everything they ever thought they knew about life.

Maryn needs just a few things in life: no questions, a good hiding place, and a new identity. Best friends since catholic grade school, they now find themselves, in their mid-thirties, at the crossroads of life and love. And dorie has just been shockingly betrayed by the man she loved and trusted the most in the world…though this is just the tip of the iceberg of her problems and secrets.

Five people who each need a sea change, and one month in a summer rental that might just give it to them.

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Every Crooked Nanny Callahan Garrity Mysteries Book 1

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HarperCollins e-books #ad - But she soon finds herself right back in the middle of a mystery when a client's pretty, pious nineteen-year-old nanny is gone. Grab a cold drink, put your feet up, and enjoy yourself. Sue graftonafter ten years of cleaning up the dirt on Atlanta's streets, former cop Callahan Garrity is trading in her badge for a broom and a staff of house cleaners.

Fresh, confident, intelligent and amusing. Along with the jewelry, silver, and a few rather sensitive real estate documents. Soon callahan and her crew of eccentric cleaners are involved in a job messier than any they've ever encountered. Illicit love triangles, crooked business deals, long-distance scams— it's going to require some industrial-strength sleuthing on Callahan's part to solve this one.

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Save the Date: A Novel

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St. Martin's Press #ad - Then, cara's refrigerator goes on the blink, on the morning that someone steals her dog, turning twelve thousand dollars' worth of gorgeous blooms into road kill. And if that's not enough, jack finnerty, the dog-napper, turns up at her latest wedding and then mysteriously leaves her stranded on the dance floor.

The payday will solve all her problems—even the looming problem of a celebrated florist named Cullen Keane who is moving into her turf from Charleston. All this turmoil will be solved if Cara can pull off the lavish Trappnell-Strayhorn wedding. The only problem is, life seems to be conspiring against her.

Save the Date: A Novel #ad - What cara needs is to focus, but that's not easy when Jack is turning up at every wedding in Savannah the man seems to know everybody, with Cara in his sights and seduction on his mind. Is it love? is it her own strength? In the end, for everyone, "Save the Date" has more meanings than one. Cara's implacable father, "the colonel", doesn't believe in Cara's business savvy and is about to call in his twenty-thousand-dollar loan.

But the wedding is in six weeks, the bride is acting strangely even for a bride and the stepmother of the bride is becoming Cara's biggest headache. When brooke trappnell spirals into a shocking crisis and the wedding is in jeopardy, Cara must come to the rescue and figure out what she really believes in.

Told with mary kay andrews's trademark wit and keen eye for detail, Save the Date is the New York Times bestselling novel you won't want to miss. Can this wedding be saved?up-and-coming floral designer Cara Kryzik is about to score the wedding of a lifetime—one that will solidify her career as the go-to-girl for Savannah society nuptials.

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Ladies' Night

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St. Martin's Press #ad - Moving in with her widowed mother, who owns and lives above a rundown beach bar called The Sandbox, is less than ideal. Grace suddenly finds herself locked out of her palatial home, checking account, and even the blog she has worked so hard to develop in her signature style. So is attending court-mandated weekly "divorce recovery" therapy sessions with three other women and one man for whom betrayal seems to be the only commonality.

When their "divorce coach" starts to act suspiciously, they decide to start having their own Wednesday "Ladies' Night" sessions at The Sandbox, and the unanticipated bonds that develop lead the members of the group to try and find closure in ways they never imagined. Take a splash of betrayal, add a few drops of outrage, give a good shake to proper behavior and take a big sip of a cocktail called…Ladies' Night, the New York Times bestseller from Mary Kay Andrews.

Ladies' Night #ad - Grace stanton's life as a rising media star and beloved lifestyle blogger takes a surprising turn when she catches her husband cheating and torpedoes his pricey sports car straight into the family swimming pool. Can grace figure out a new way home and discover how strong she needs to be to get there? Heartache, humor, and a little bit of mystery come together in a story about life's unpredictable twists and turns.

Mary kay andrews' ladies' Night will have you raising a glass and cheering these characters on.

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Beach Town: A Novel

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St. Martin's Press #ad - She takes a room at the only motel in town, and starts working her charm. Will true love find a foothold in this small beach town before it's too late and disaster strikes? Told with Mary Kay Andrews inimitable wit and charm, the New York Times bestseller Beach Town is this year's summer beach read! She zeroes in on a sleepy Florida panhandle town.

Her last location shoot ended in disaster when a film crew destroyed property on an avocado grove. The bay has only recently been re-born, a fishing industry has sprung up, and Eben has no intention of letting anybody screw with his town again. However, she finds a formidable obstacle in the town mayor, Eben Thinadeaux.

And greer ended up with the blame. Now greer has been given one more chance—a shot at finding the perfect undiscovered beach town for a big budget movie. Eben is a born-again environmentalist who's seen huge damage done to the town by a huge paper company. The only problem is that he finds Greer way too attractive for his own good, and knows that her motivation is in direct conflict with his.

Beach Town: A Novel #ad - Greer hennessy is a struggling movie location scout. There's one motel, a marina, a long stretch of pristine beach and an old fishing pier with a community casino—which will be perfect for the film's climax—when the bad guys blow it up in an all-out assault on the townspeople. Greer slips into town and is ecstatic to find the last unspoilt patch of the Florida gulf coast.

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The Sweet By and By: A Novel

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HarperCollins e-books #ad - First-time author todd johnson—who was a co-producer with oprah Winfrey of Broadway’s The Color Purple—makes an indelible literary mark with a debut novel that bestselling author Adriana Trigiani Very Valentine calls, “heartfelt and stunning. People magazine chose the sweet by and by as one of its “Great Reads for Your Book Club, ” saying, “Steel Magnolias fans will love this one.

The Sweet By and By: A Novel #ad - ”. Gentle, sensitive. Sometimes funny, occasionally sad, and ultimately life-affirming. Winston-salem journal the sweet by and by is the story of five southern women of different ages and from very different backgrounds whose lives come together in a journey of courage, hope, and humor.

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Hissy Fit: A Novel

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HarperCollins e-books #ad - If you like the novels of fannie flagg, or are a devoted follower of rebecca Wells or Jill Conner Browne’s Sweet Potato Queens, and Emily Giffin, Jennifer Crusie, Adriana Trigiani, then Mary Kay’s Hissy Fit is not to be missed. And now she’s throwing a Hissy Fit, in the best possible sense. Andrews is at her best in this thoroughly satisfying story with the right blend of mystery, romance, and sharply funny writing.

Orlando sentinelwhether it’s a mystery, or a combination of the two, sassy women’s fiction, New York Times bestseller Mary Kay Andrews always gives her fans a read to remember. A delicious tale of revenge and renovation, cheating varmint of an ex-fiancé who ruined her life and her business gets the comeuppance he so richly deserves…even as she struggles to revitalize a broken-down antebellum mansion for a hunky, lying, Hissy Fit tells of a wronged spitfire who’s determined to see that the no-good lowdown, if slightly odd, local businessman.

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The Art of Mending: A Novel

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Random House #ad - As soon as she arrives, Laura realizes that something is not right with her sister. Yet this year’s gathering will prove to be much more trying than either she or her siblings imagined. But a sudden misfortune will lead them all to face the past, their own culpability, and their common need for love and forgiveness.

When caroline confronts laura and their brother, Steve, with devastating allegations about their mother, the three have a difficult time reconciling their varying experiences in the same house. In the art of mending, as she explores how even the largest sins can be forgiven by the smallest gestures, she confronts some of the deepest mysteries of life, her most profound and emotionally satisfying novel to date, and how grace can come to many through the trials of one.

The Art of Mending: A Novel #ad - Bonus: this edition contains an excerpt from Elizabeth Berg's Once Upon a Time, There Was You. Forever wrapped up in events of long ago, Caroline is the family’s restless black sheep. Laura bartone anticipates her annual family reunion in Minnesota with a mixture of excitement and wariness. Readers have come to love elizabeth berg for the “lucent beauty of her prose, the verity of her insights, and the tenderness of her regard for her fellow human” Booklist.

National bestseller • revelations about a seemingly ordinary mother force her adult children to reexamine their lives in this “absorbing novel about family secrets” The Dallas Morning News.

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Savannah Blues: A Novel Weezie and Bebe Mysteries series Book 1

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HarperCollins e-books #ad - In mary kay andrews’s delectable new york times bestseller, readers will feel the sultry Georgia breezes and taste sea salt in the air, as they lose themselves in a wonderful, Savannah Blues, witty tale brimming with sass and peopled by a richly endearing cast of delightfully eccentric characters. Revenge is sweeter than sweet in mary kay’s capable hands, Rebecca Wells, Emily Giffin, and readers of Fannie Flagg, Adriana Trigiani, and Jill Conner Browne will definitely want to spend some quality time in Savannah.

Quirky, endearing characters make Savannah Blues one heck of a good time. Jennifer crusie“mary kay andrews has perfect pitch when it comes to endearing, smart-mouth heroines, and she has caught the languid looniness of the Low Country perfectly. Anne rivers siddonsmeet weezie aka eloise foley, it, ” banished by her spiteful ex-husband from the house she herself restored in Savannah’s historic district, who must come to terms with a life that has suddenly changed…and  not, a feisty antiques “picker, seems for the better.

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