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Author: Mary Kay Andrews Narrator: Kathleen McInerney Publisher: Macmillan Audio Audio Length: Release Date: May 2016 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781427272256

Publisher Description

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 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.

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  • “Fun and frothy…Think sun, sand, romance, drama and a fine sheen of witty commentary.”

    - AARP
  • “Fast-forward to summer with this breezy mystery.”

    - Real Simple
  • “[A] frothy tale of divorce, shady real estate deal,s and murder…Venturing into plots a tad darker than usual, Andrews still finds room for humor, romance and zany characters worth spending a weekend with.”

    - Atlanta Journal Constitution
  • The perfect blend of drama, humor, intrigue, and just a touch of murder.”

    - Bustle
  • “The Weekenders is not just good, it is beyond good. With a sizzling-hot summer romance, a strikes-close-to-home murder mystery, compelling characters, a pinch or two of Southern humor and copious amounts of family drama, summer is off to a good start.”

    - RT Book Reviews (4 ½ stars, Top Pick!)
  • “Blends romance, intrigue, and soap-opera-like twists in this entertaining novel about a gossipy beach town.”

    - Booklist
  • “Narrator Kathleen McInerney lends vulnerability and self-confidence to the voice of Riley Griggs…McInerney does a superb job of voicing the shock and dismay of a woman whose husband vanishes—leaving her in financial ruin. Her anger and disdain at being questioned by authorities sounds as real as her preteen daughter’s tenacious attitude.”

    - AudioFile


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About the Author

Mary Kay Andrews is a New York Times bestselling author with numerous critically acclaimed novels, notably the Callahan Garrity mysteries. She earned a degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and worked for more than a dozen years as a reporter, mainly at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

About the Narrator

Kathleen McInerney won the prestigious Audie Award for Best Narration in 2011 and was a finalist for the Audie in 2010 and 2015. Her narrations have also earned several AudioFile Earphones Awards. She has performed in New York and around the United States in both classical and contemporary theater. Her credits also include television commercials, daytime drama, radio plays, and a broad range of animation voice-overs.