Mary Kay Andrews
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Mary Kay Andrews

Mary Kay Andrews is the New York Times bestselling author of The High Tide Club, The Beach House Cookbook, The Weekenders, Beach Town, Save the Date, Christmas Bliss, Ladies' Night, Spring Fever, and Summer Rental, all from St. Martin's Press, as well as Savannah Breeze, Blue Christmas Hissy Fit, Little Bitty Lies and Savannah Blues, all Harper Collins. On May 7, 2019, St. Martin's Press will release her 26th novel, SUNSET BEACH

A former reporter for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, she wrote ten critically acclaimed mysteries, including the Callahan Garrity mystery series, originally under her real name, Kathy Hogan Trocheck. The Callahan mysteries were recently re-released by Harper Collins, as Mary Kay Andrews writing as Kathy Hogan Trocheck.

A native of St. Petersburg, FL (and a diplomate of the Maas Bros. Department Store School of Charm), she started her professional journalism career in Savannah, GA, where she covered the real-life murder trials which were the basis of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.

As a lifelong "junker" the author claims to know the location of every promising thrift store, flea market and junkpile in the southeastern United States, plus many parts of Ohio.

She has a B.A. in newspaper journalism from The University of Georgia (go Dawgs!), and is a frequent writing teacher and lecturer at workshops and book festivals.

Married to her high school sweetheart, she is the mother of two grown children and a proud grandmother. When not on book tour, she divides her time between Atlanta and Tybee Island, GA.

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Best Sellers

    • The High Tide Club

    • A Novel
    • By: Mary Kay Andrews
    • Narrated by: Kathleen McInerney
    • Length: 16 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,848
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,674
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,669

    When 99-year-old heiress Josephine Bettendorf Warrick summons Brooke Trappnell to Talisa Island, her 20,000-acre remote barrier island home, Brooke is puzzled. Everybody in the South has heard about the eccentric millionaire mistress of Talisa....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Overall a good story but...

    • By RocketDog on 05-25-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Sunset Beach

    • By: Mary Kay Andrews
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
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    Drue Campbell's life and career have been derailed. The only thing she has left is a ramshackle beach bungalow with a missing roof in the once-sleepy town of Sunset Beach, which is rapidly becoming a hot spot for the well-heeled. Then she gets entangled in a decades-old mystery....

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Weekenders

    • By: Mary Kay Andrews
    • Narrated by: Kathleen McInerney
    • Length: 15 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,901
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,715
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,703

    Some people stay all summer long on the idyllic island of Belle Isle, North Carolina. Some people come only for the weekends - and it's something they look forward to all week long....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Don't waste your weekend

    • By jbee on 07-04-16

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Spring Fever

    • By: Mary Kay Andrews
    • Narrated by: Kathleen McInerney
    • Length: 15 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 653
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 579
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 581

    In Spring Fever, the New York Times best-selling author Mary Kay Andrews delivers her delicious new escapist novel about small towns, old flames, and deep secrets....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Still funny, interesting characters, laughs

    • By Sharon on 06-14-12

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Ladies' Night

    • By: Mary Kay Andrews
    • Narrated by: Kathleen McInerney
    • Length: 17 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,178
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,045
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,054

    Grace Stanton’s life as a rising media star and beloved lifestyle blogger takes a surprising turn when she catches her husband cheating....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Riot!

    • By Judith D. Collins on 06-10-13

    Regular price: $37.79

    • Every Crooked Nanny

    • A Callahan Garrity Mystery, Book 1
    • By: Mary Kay Andrews
    • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
    • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,167
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,033
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,037

    After 10 years of cleaning up the dirt on Atlanta's streets, Callahan Garrity is trading in her badge for a broom and a staff of house cleaners....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • For light entertainment - Also reviews explained

    • By Chicago Laura on 07-05-13

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Fixer Upper

    • By: Mary Kay Andrews
    • Narrated by: Isabel Keating
    • Length: 14 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,056
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 818
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 813

    After a political scandal, fledgling lobbyist Dempsey Jo Killebrew is left almost broke, unemployed, and homeless....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable Listening

    • By Karen M. McGrady on 09-01-09

    Regular price: $28.51

    • Beach Town

    • By: Mary Kay Andrews
    • Narrated by: Kathleen McInerney
    • Length: 14 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 810
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 735
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 730

    As a movie location scout, picture-perfect is the name of the game. But her last project literally went up in flames, and her career is on the verge of flaming out....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not The same Mary Kay Andrews I'm used to!

    • By Melissa F on 05-25-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Savannah Blues

    • By: Mary Kay Andrews
    • Narrated by: Susan Ericksen
    • Length: 14 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 830
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 760
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 757

    Eloise Foley, known to her friends as Weezie, has been through the divorce from hell. Her ex-husband Tal (aka Talmadge Evans III) was awarded their house in Savannah's historic district....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great long read to thoroughly enjoy

    • By Jae on 05-20-15

    Regular price: $23.62

    • Deep Dish

    • A Novel
    • By: Mary Kay Andrews
    • Narrated by: Julia Gibson
    • Length: 13 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 176
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 163
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 161

    The Cooking Channel is looking for its next big star, and Gina is certain that she fits the bill. Trouble is, the execs also have their eyes on Mr. "Kill It and Grill It" Tate Moody....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Story filled with southern charm and wit

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-11-17

    Regular price: $31.93

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