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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Mary Alice Monroe  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult; Adult;

Born: N/A

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The Beach House
ISBN: 0778322947

MIRA. 2006

The Beach House by Mary Alice Monroe released on Apr 18, 2006 is available now for purchase.

ISBN: 0778322068

MIRA. 2005

Skyward by Mary Alice Monroe released on May 24, 2005 is available now for purchase.

The Book Club
ISBN: 0778327086

MIRA. 2008

The Book Club by Mary Alice Monroe released on Apr 22, 2008 is available now for purchase.

Girl In The Mirror
ISBN: 1587247399

Wheeler Publishing. 2004

A New York Times Bestselling Author

Charlotte Godowski was used to horrified stares: she'd learned to accept her facial deformity. Until one cruel incident compels her to have surgery that changes her life. Now Charlotte Godfrey, she is beautiful beyond compare. In Hollywood, her rise is meteoric. Suddenly, she has everything she could want: love, acceptance, and a future. But she can trust no one with her secret. Then fate forces Charlotte to deal with the truth . . .

Turtle Summer: A Journal for My Daughter
ISBN: 0977742350

Sylvan Dell Publishing. 2007

This is a companion book to Mary Alice Monroe's adult novel, Swimming Lessons, (Mira), the sequel to The Beach House. In the novel, the readers witness a young mother, Toy, writing a journal for her daughter, Little Lovie. Turtle Summer: A Journal for my Daughter is the journal Toy is writing. Using original photographs, this scrapbook journal explains the nesting cycle of sea turtles and the natural life along the southeastern coast, including local shore birds, shells, and the sea turtle hospital. Adults and children will enjoy the images, information and journal with or without the novel.

Swimming Lessons (The Beach House)
ISBN: 0778326446

MIRA. 2008

Swimming Lessons by Mary Alice Monroe released on Mar 18, 2008 is available now for purchase.

Time Is a River
ISBN: 1416544364

Gallery Books. 2008

Rehabilitating from breast cancer in a North Carolina mountain sanctuary, Mia London discovers the lost journal of a 1920s fly-fisherwoman, whose writings inspire Mia to reconnect with the natural world and investigate a local secret. By the author of The Beach House.

Last Light over Carolina
ISBN: 1416549706

Gallery Books. 2009

A New York Times best-selling author presents the haunting story of a Southern shrimping village where, after a boat goes missing, the entire town rallies to find the lost vessel and its captain Bud Morrison. 75,000 first printing.


The Maggie Award for THE BEACH HOUSE

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