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A Weekend with Mary Alice Monroe

2022 Wild Dunes Author Series: Exclusive Weekend Package

Back by popular demand, the Wild Dunes Author Series event has once again expanded into a weekend of fun opportunities for guests to connect with Monroe and the Friends and Fiction authors. Mary Alice's exclusive weekend package provides a special opportunity for friends, couples, and book clubs to gather at a luxury seaside resort and talk books.

New York Times Wild Dunes Author Series to be held Sunday, January 16, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at Wild Dunes Resort on the Isle of Palms. The featured authors are Patti Callahan (Henry), Kristin Harmel, and Kristy Woodson Harvey. 

Guests who book our Author's Event Weekend Package will receive all of the following:

15% discount off your room rate at Wild Dunes Resort Hotel 
Discounted ticket price of $50 to the Sunday Main Event 
VIP reserved seating at the Sunday Main Event
Invitation to the Exclusive Welcome Cocktail Party with Mary Alice Monroe
Welcome bag of goodies from the authors and Wild Dunes Resort
Access to purchase tickets to all literary workshops (listed below)

Don't miss this one-of-a-kind weekend experience! Call 866.359.5593 to book and use the group code 3HW6FB for a 15% discount off your room rate (for one or more nights).


Exclusive Literary Workshops Available to Package Holders - Register at the time of booking the Sunday Main Event

Mary Alice Monroe, Patty Callahan, Kristin Harmel, and Kristy Woodson Harvey are each hosting an exclusive workshop on Saturday, January 15, 2022 only for this weekend.  Each author selected a book that would provide an enhanced experience for you!   Tickets to the literary workshops are only available to guests who have purchased a ticket to the Sunday Main Event. Signed pre-ordered copy of each book is included with a ticket.  

  • The Islanders: Sunset Cruise - Calling all Beach House fans! Enjoy a picturesquecruise along the fabled Intracoastal Waterway with Mary Alice Monroe and her friend Angela May on the fabled Barrier Island Eco Tour company-- the same cruise company that Brett and Cara own in the book series. Not only will you experience the beauty of the lowcountry by water, you’ll learn about the local ecosystem, look for dolphins, and cruise past Dewees Island, the private island that is the setting of their bestselling middle grade book series, The Islanders!  Signed, pre-ordered copy of The Islanders: Search for Treasure (to be mailed to attendee on book release date). Proceeds from admission price will go directly to the Wild Dunes Author Event charity, Reading Partners. 
  • The Wedding Veil: Book Discussion - Wild Dunes is a nationally sought after wedding venue, so what better place to talk weddings? Kristy Woodson Harvey is excited to discuss the inspiration behind her forthcoming novel.  You’ll also see Kristy’s own wedding veil.  Signed pre-ordered copy of The Wedding Veil will be mailed to attendee on release day.
  • The Winemaker's Wife: Champagne Tasting - Did someone say champagne?  Kristin Harmel will share the fascinating history of champagne and the inspiration for her nationally bestselling novel. Wine tasting and signed copy of The Winemaker’s Wife included.
  • Surviving Savannah: Passenger Experience - All aboard! Patti Callahan takes you on an exciting voyage aboard the elegant Pulaski in 1838. Based on the real-life sinking of the “Titanic of the South” off the coast of Savannah, you will will receive a boarding ticket of one of the novel’s characters. On the journey, discover your fate! Signed copy of Surviving Savannah included.


*Accommodations for new reservations in select accommodations. Cannot be combined with other offers. Restrictions and blackout dates may apply. Events subject to ticket availability. Unused portion of package is forfeit. One amenity per ticketed package-holder; one book per workshop attendee. The name on each signed book can reflect a name other than that of the workshop attendee- please verbalize your requested name at the time of the event.

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