Mary Kay Andrews returns to her mystery roots with her latest beach read, and I couldn’t be happier.!
From the publisher:
Some people stay all summer long on the idyllic island of Belle Isle, North Carolina. Others come only for the weekends-and the mix between the regulars and “the weekenders” can sometimes make the sparks fly. Riley Griggs has a season of good times with friends and family ahead of her on Belle Isle when things take an unexpected turn. While waiting for her husband to arrive on the ferry one Friday afternoon, Riley is confronted by a process server who thrusts papers into her hand. And her husband is nowhere to be found.
So she turns to her island friends for help and support, but it turns out that each of them has their own secrets, and the clock is ticking as the mystery deepens…in a murderous way. Cocktail parties aside, Riley must find a way to investigate the secrets of Belle Island, the husband she might not really know, and the summer that could change everything.
Told with Mary Kay Andrews’ trademark blend of humor and warmth, and with characters and a setting that you can’t help but fall for, The Weekenders is the perfect summer escape.
Mary Kay writes great characters and setting, and this book is no exception. Twelve year old Maggy will bring back your own pre-teen’s worst behavior to the forefront, no holds barred. I do not miss those days! And Riley, as a woman on the verge of divorce facing widowhood instead, has all the emotional ups and downs a real life counterpart would have. There are several red herrings and lots of suspects so the mystery plays out nicely as well.
This was another really enjoyable book from one of my favorite authors. If you’d like to win your own copy, read on…
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