The Beach House by Mary Alice Monroe audiobook

The Beach House

By Mary Alice Monroe
Read by Mary Alice Monroe

Brilliance Audio

The Beach House Series: Book 1

14.26 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781441852724

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    ISBN: 9781511311786

Known for her moving characters and emotional honesty, Mary Alice Monroe brings listeners a beautifully rendered story that explores the fragile yet enduring bond between mothers and daughters.Caretta Rutledge thought she’d left her Southern roots and troubled family far behind. But an unusual request from her mother—coming just as her own life is spinning out of control—has Cara heading back to the scenic Lowcountry of her childhood summers. Before long, the rhythms of the island open her heart in wonderful ways as she repairs the family beach house, becomes a bona fide “turtle lady” and renews old acquaintances long thought lost. But it is in reconnecting with her mother that she will learn life’s most precious lessons—true love involves sacrifice, family is forever, and the mistakes of the past can be forgiven.“Mary Alice Monroe is helping to redefine the beauty and magic of the Carolina Lowcountry. Every book she has written has felt like a homecoming to me.…” —Pat Conroy

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Summary

Summary

Known for her moving characters and emotional honesty, Mary Alice Monroe brings listeners a beautifully rendered story that explores the fragile yet enduring bond between mothers and daughters.

Caretta Rutledge thought she’d left her Southern roots and troubled family far behind. But an unusual request from her mother—coming just as her own life is spinning out of control—has Cara heading back to the scenic Lowcountry of her childhood summers. Before long, the rhythms of the island open her heart in wonderful ways as she repairs the family beach house, becomes a bona fide “turtle lady” and renews old acquaintances long thought lost. But it is in reconnecting with her mother that she will learn life’s most precious lessons—true love involves sacrifice, family is forever, and the mistakes of the past can be forgiven.

“Mary Alice Monroe is helping to redefine the beauty and magic of the Carolina Lowcountry. Every book she has written has felt like a homecoming to me.…” —Pat Conroy

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“With each new book, Mary Alice Monroe continues to cement her growing reputation as an author of power and depth. The Beach House is filled with the agony of past mistakes, present pain and hope for a brighter future.” RT Book Reviews (4½ stars, Top Pick!)

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Author

Author Bio: Mary Alice Monroe

Author Bio: Mary Alice Monroe

Mary Alice Monroe is the author of nearly two dozen novels, several nonfiction titles, and award-winning children’s books. Her body of work reflects her commitment to the natural world through literature. She has served on the faculty of numerous writer’s conferences and retreats and is a featured speaker at events, both literary and conservation. Her books have achieved several bestseller lists, including the New York Times, SIBA, and USA Today, and are sold worldwide. She has been awarded the SC Center for the Book Award for Fiction, the International Book Award for Green Fiction, the Career Achievement Award for mainstream fiction by RT Book Reviews, and the South Carolina Book Festival Literary Excellence Award.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction/Literary
Runtime: 14.26
Audience: Adult
Language: English