Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Spotlight/Book Giveaway: Beach House for Rent by Mary Alice Monroe

About the Book

Genre: Women's Fiction, #4 in Beach House Series
Publisher: Gallery Books
Release Date: June 20, 2017

Synopsis from Goodreads...

New York Times bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe returns to her beloved Isle of Palms to tell the poignant, charming story of two women, one summer, and one very special beach house.

When Cara Rutledge rents out her quaint beach house on Isle of Palms to Heather Wyatt for the entire summer, it’s a win-win by any standard: Cara’s generating income necessary to keep husband Brett’s ecotourism boat business afloat, and anxiety-prone Heather, an young artist who’s been given a commission to paint birds on postage stamps, has a quiet space in which to work and tend to her pet canaries uninterrupted.

It isn’t long, however, before both women’s idyllic summers are altered irrevocably: the alluring shorebirds—and the man who rescues them—begin to draw Heather out of the shell she’s cultivated toward a world of adventure, and maybe even love; at the same time, Cara’s life reels with sudden tragedy, and she wishes only to return to the beach house that had once been her port amidst life’s storms. When Heather refuses to budge from her newfound sanctuary, so begins the unlikeliest of rooming situations. While they start out as strangers, as everything around the women falls apart they learn that the only thing they can really rely on is each other.

And, like the migrating shorebirds that come to the island for the summer, these two women of different generations must rediscover their unique strengths so by summer’s end they, too, can take flight in ways they never imagined possible.

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Now you can win a copy of The Beach House for Rent by Mary Alice Monroe. Thanks to the publisher, I have one print book to giveaway to one lucky winner.

Just a few simple rules...

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2) Contest is open to anyone over 18 years old

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The giveaway begins on July 25th (midnight est) and ends on August 1st (midnight est).

The winner will be chosen randomly by Rafflecopter. The winner will be notified by email and has 48 hours to respond, otherwise a new winner will be chosen. I will announce the winner here on my blog.

Good luck!

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  1. I would love to read this book—thanks for the chance to win a copy!

    skkorman AT bellsouth DOT net

  2. Thanks for this ideal summer novel which I would enjoy greatly.

  3. I have wanted to read this book since I first read about it. I am on the library queue for the ebook so if I ever get to the top..... but this sounds like a better solution

  4. Would love to win a copy and go to
    the beach virtually.
    Carol Smith

  5. Hello Mary, Beach House for Rent sounds great. I would enjoy reading this series. Thank you

  6. I have been wanting to ready this every since is was published. It is on my TBR list.

  7. I love the sound of this book. I enjoy reading books by Mary Alice Monroe and this is definitely on my TBR list.

  8. Sounds refectory to read n my sure vacation

  9. Thanks for a great giveaway. I love beach reads and this sounds like a wonderful story.

  10. It sounds like a fantastic book, and one I would enjoy reading. Thanks for this chance.

  11. Perfect spotlight timing with summer and a beach house :-)


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