Q and A with Mary Kay Andrews

New York Times bestselling author Mary Kay Andrews returns this Memorial Day to sign copies of her new book, Beach Town. It’s the perfect beach read (just like all her books) and you’ll want to have this one signed to add to your library shelf. Find out more about Mary Kay and what brings her to the Outer Banks this weekend!

Beach TownMary Kay Andrews
Q: What’s the title of your new book? 
A: BEACH TOWN by Mary Kay Andrews
Q: Describe the book in one sentence.
A: Movie location scout Greer Hennessy goes looking for the perfect camera-ready beach town in Florida and finds that and much, much more.
Q: What books are on your bedside table? 
A: Right now it's mostly notebooks so I can jot down ideas for next summer's book, which is set on a barrier island off the coast of N.C. But I'm also reading Kristin Hannah's The Nightingale and Amy Poehler's Yes, Please!
Q: How long have you been writing? 
A: My whole adult life. I was a newspaper reporter for 14 years, and have been writing fiction for 24 years. BEACH TOWN is my 23rd published novel.
Q: Book you wish you could read again for the first time? 
A: The Family Man, by Elinor Lipman

Q: Favorite book and why: 
A: Rebecca, by Daphne duMaurier--Romance, intrigue, mystery, brooding atmosphere, a great sweeping story.
Q: What brings you to the Outer Banks? 
A: I originally came to the Outer Banks to research SUMMER RENTAL, which is set in Nag's Head, but I love coming back whenever I can.

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