Today is the launch of Beach Brides, a series of twelve heartwarming, sweet novellas by NYT and USA Today Bestselling authors linked by a unifying theme. The stories are standalone. Each Tuesday from now until August 8th, a new title will be released. I'll have a beachy giveaway with a tote, thermal, or cinch to celebrate each story's book birthday, so be sure to check back or subscribe to blog posts so you don't miss out.

First up is Julie Jarnagin's MEG, book #1 in the Beach Brides series. MEG is a very sweet story. I had the privilege of getting a sneak peek read a couple of weeks ago!

About the book…

Twelve friends from the online group, Romantic Hearts Book Club, decide to finally meet in person during a destination Caribbean vacation to beautiful Enchanted Island. While of different ages and stages in life, these ladies have two things in common: 1) they are diehard romantics, and 2) they've been let down by love. As a wildly silly dare during her last night on the island, each heroine decides to stuff a note in a bottle addressed to her “dream hero” and cast it out to sea!

Three weeks later, Meg Mullen's community theater is on the verge of closing if she can't raise the money to save it, but she's running out of time and needs a miracle. Television producer, Elliot Campbell, finds a message in a bottle from the perfect female contestant for his reality dating show. All he has to do is talk Meg into taking the job, convince her to choose one of the contenders, and figure out how to keep from falling in love with her himself.

Available at Amazon for $2.99 or read for free with Kindle Unlimited

To find out more info about the other books in the series available at Amazon, click here.


Meg's message in a bottle ends up in the hands of a reality TV producer. Do you watch reality TV? If so, what's your favorite reality show? Tell me in the comment section to be entered to win a Thirty-One Straw Tote, a fun beach sign, three seashell-shaped bath fizzies, and a wind chime.

***GIVEAWAY CLOSED! The winner is Stephane! See comments on how to claim your prize! ***

I’ll pick the winner from the comment section using and announce the name next Monday morning (May 29th) here on this post and on my Facebook page, so be sure to check back! The winner must contact me by June 5th to claim their prize.

Rules: No purchase necessary. Open to entries from 5/23 to 5/29 at 6:00 am PDT. Must be 18 or older to enter. Odds of winning are determined by the number of entries. Not responsible for loss or damage during shipping. Unclaimed prizes will be given away at a later date either here on the blog or on Facebook. Void where prohibited by law.

You're invited…

If you'd like to be a part of the Beach Brides Reader Group on Facebook, click here. There's also a Facebook launch party on Thursday, May 25th. Click here to join us!


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