Monroe, Mary Alice

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On Ocean Boulevard

This is an excellent addition to a popular series by a best-selling author. Readers of Mary Kay Andrews and Dorothea Benton Frank should feel at home here as well. [See Prepub Alert, 11/11/19.]

Beach House Reunion

As much nature- as character-driven, this atmospheric novel depicts a lush sanctuary that draws in the needy and provides heartwarming inspiration.

Beach House for Rent

Readers interested in environmental fiction highlighting endangered birds, turtles, and lands will delight in this latest novel featuring women who need the healing power of nature. Recommended for fans of Dorothea Benton Frank and beach fiction.

A Lowcountry Wedding

If you haven't gotten to know the family in the earlier books, then this isn't the place to start. Purchase only in libraries where Monroe has a following.

The Summer Wind

Not just for fans of the author or the Low-country setting, this program offers multigenerational viewpoints, empowering relationships, and dramatic interplay between humans and the natural world, thus appealing to a wider audience seeking heartwarming women's stories.

The Butterfly's Daughter

Monroe, known for her environmental fiction (The Beach House; Sweetgrass), skillfully incorporates lore about the monarch butterflies into a rich novel about generations and tradition. This book, filled with unusual female characters, is highly recommended for book clubs and readers of women's fiction. [Author tour; feature title at ALA.]

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