Author Spotlight: Mary Kay Andrews (9/29/21)

New York Times bestselling author Mary Kay Andrews celebrates the magic of Christmas and second chances in a new novella.

The reigning queen of the beach read takes to the holiday season with an old Santa suit, a mysterious note, a second chance at love, and a family reunited.


“Slogging through a big clean-up at the old farmhouse she’s bought sight unseen, freshly divorced Ivy Perkins discovers a clearly decades-old but gorgeously stitched Santa Claus suit with a note in the pocket: a little girl’s Christmas wish is that her father return home from the war.”–Library Journal, Pre-Pub Alert

And check out more from Mary Kay Andrews:


A LibraryReads pick and an Indie Next pick!

“Andrews expertly builds the tension (and a sweet romance) while exhibiting her deft hand at developing quirky characters, strong southern women, and charming locations.”–Booklist


“Andrews (SUNSET BEACH, 2019) can be counted on for beach-worthy depictions of southern women with chutzpah and a talent for finding trouble with humor and romantic interest mixed.”–Booklist


A LibraryReads pick!

“Andrews’ (THE HIGH TIDE CLUB, 2018) latest annual big beach read combines mystery, family secrets, a hint of romance, and a little bit of home renovation.”–Booklist

Don’t miss the rest of Mary Kay’s books, and click here to watch our Happy Half Hour with the Beach Read Queen herself!

THE SANTA SUIT by Mary Kay Andrews; 9781250279316; available now.
THE NEWCOMER by Mary Kay Andrews; 9781250256966; available now.
HELLO, SUMMER by Mary Kay Andrews; 9781250256911; available now.
SUNSET BEACH by Mary Kay Andrews; 9781250126122; available now.

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