It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas–and the release of my new holiday novel, Christmas in Peachtree Bluff yesterday is making us feel very merry and bright!
Thank you so much to everyone who showed my book so much love on its launch day yesterday! If you’re looking to get a jump on your holiday shopping–hostess gifts, teacher gifts, something fun for that hard-to-buy-for sister-in-law–signed books make great gifts!
This story is the fourth book in my popular Peachtree Bluff Series–but can easily be read as a standalone–and is full of Christmas cheer!
Last year, when we weren’t having the Christmas I was dreaming of–full of big family gatherings, packed Christmas parades and parties galore–I decided to write the holiday I wished we were having. Christmas in Peachtree Bluff was born!
New York Times Bestselling author Mary Kay Andrews said Christmas in Peachtree Bluff “is as sweet as a candy cane, heartwarming as a cup of cocoa, and as endearing as the familiar sights and sounds of a small town Southern Christmas. It’s the kind of gift readers will unwrap with glee. I’m predicting reading and re-reading Christmas in Peachtree Bluff will quickly become a treasured holiday tradition.”
And Booklist said: “Like authors Mary Kay Andrews and Mary Alice Monroe, Harvey offers what appears to be a simple beach read but expands to honor the forgiveness and hope possible with family and community support.”
This gorgeous home filled with holiday flavor is giving us that exact same feeling!
It is just the kind of warm and welcoming place we can imagine matriarch Ansley Murphy and her three daughters in my Peachtree Bluff Series, having their family celebrations. From big family meals,
To tucked in tight for Sugar Plum Fairy-dreams,
To the perfect place to dress for every holiday fete and gathering,
This stunning home is making us feel full of holiday cheer!
We hope that Christmas in Peachtree Bluff makes you feel the exact same way!
CHRISTMAS IN PEACHTREE BLUFF released yesterday is the biggest way thanks to all of you! Pick up your copy that Mary Kay Andrews called “the kind of gift readers will unwrap with glee” and E! said, “We dare you not to wish you were a member of this family as you read about their attempts to come together to save their town as the storm of the century approaches.” Check out the trailer below!
In the newest installment of New York Times bestselling author Kristy Woodson Harvey’s Peachtree Bluff series, three generations of the Murphy women must come together when a hurricane threatens to destroy their hometown—and the holiday season in the process.
When the Murphy women are in trouble, they always know they can turn to their mother Ansley. So when eldest daughter Caroline and her husband James announce they are divorcing—and fifteen-year-old daughter Vivi acts out in response—Caroline, at her wits end, can’t think of anything to do besides leave her with Ansley in Peachtree Bluff for the holidays. After all, how much trouble can one teenager get into on a tiny island?
Quite a lot, as it turns out.
As the “storm of the century” heads toward Peachtree Bluff, Ansley and her husband Jack, with Vivi in tow, are grateful they’re planning to leave for the trip of a lifetime. But Vivi’s recklessness forces the trio to shelter in place during the worst hurricane Peachtree has ever seen. With no power, no provisions, and the water rising, the circumstances become dire very quickly…and the Murphy sisters, who evacuated to New York, soon realize it’s up to them to conduct a rescue mission. With the bridges closed and no way to access Peachtree Bluff by land or air, they set sail on Caroline’s boat, The Starlite Sisters, determined to rebuild their beloved town—as well as their family.
In “pitch perfect tones” (Publishers Weekly) and written with her signature Southern charm, New York Times bestselling author Kristy Woodson Harvey explores the magic of Christmas, the power of forgiveness, and the importance of family in a tale that reminds us that, no matter the circumstances, home is always where we belong—especially during the holidays.
Making your list and checking it twice? We’ve got you covered…
2021 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE
GIFTS FOR HER
GIFTS OF BEAUTY
GIFTS FOR HIM
GIFTS FOR THE HOME
CHRISTMAS IN PEACHTREE BLUFF BOOK TOUR
WINTER PARK, FL | WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2021 | 10:30AM – 12PM
“Books and Bites” in Conversation with Kristin Harmel
Writer’s Block Book Store
316 N Park Ave
Winter Park, FL 32789
KISSIMMEE, FL | WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2021 | 2 – 4PM
Solivita Circle Talk and Signing
Solivita Palms Amenity Center
1055 San Clemente Ave
Kissimmee, FL 34799
MOUNT PLEASANT, SC | THURSDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2021 | 6PM
B&N Mount Pleasant Signing
Barnes & Noble
1716 Towne Centre Way
Mt Pleasant, SC 29464
MYRTLE BEACH, SC | FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2021 | 11:30AM
A Moveable Feast sponsored by Litchfield Book Store
21 Main At North Myrtle Beach
719 North Beach Boulevard
Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
OCEAN ISLE BEACH, NC | FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2021 | 5PM
Pelican Bookstore at Talk, Sip & Sign with Kristy Woodson Harvey
Silver Coast Winery
6680 Barbeque Rd NW
Ocean Isle Beach, NC
MOREHEAD CITY, NC | SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2021 | 11AM – 12:30PM
Books & Bellinis with Kristy Woodson Harvey
Dee Gees Books & Gifts
508 Evans St
Morehead City, NC
BEAUFORT, NC | SUNDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2021 | 2 – 3:30PM
“Trick or Read” Sip & Sign
331 Front St
Beaufort, NC, 28516
SUMTER, SC | MONDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2021 | 5 – 7PM
Sumter County Museum Author Reception
Sumter County Museum
122 N Washington St.
Sumter, SC 29150
KIAWAH ISLAND, SC | WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2021 | 12 – 1:30PM
Kiawah Island Cassique Club House Talk & Signing
Cassique Golf Club
100 Old Cedar Lane
Kiawah Island, SC 29455
SOUTHERN PINES, NC | THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2021 | 4PM
The Country Bookshop
Weymouth Center for the Arts and Humanities
555 E Connecticut Ave, Southern
Pines, NC 28387
VIRTUAL EVENT | FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2021 | 7PM
Virtual Event with Ron Block and the Cuyahoga County Library
RALEIGH, NC | SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2021 | 2PM
BLUFFTON, SC | MONDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2021 | 4PM
A Christmas Cookie Event With Patti Callahan & Kristy Woodson Harvey
Montage Palmetto Bluff
477 Mt Pelia Road
Bluffton, SC 29910
NOTE: This is a private event for residents of Palmetto Bluff and their guests.
WILMINGTON, NC | SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2021 | 11AM – 1PM
Open House at Inlet Blue Market and Porter Co Book Shoppe with Stephanie Gray
Porter Co Book Shoppe
303 S Topsail Drive
Surf City, NC 28445
CAPE CARTERET, NC | SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2021 | 12:30PM
Talk and Signing with Kristy Woodson Harvey
Western Carteret Library
230 Taylor Notion Rd
Cape Carteret, NC 28584
ATLANTIC BEACH, NC | WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2021 | 12PM
Christmas in Peachtree Bluff Luncheon with Beaufort Historic Site
Coral Bay Club
1901 W Fort Macon Rd.
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
ATLANTIC BEACH, NC | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2021 | 11:30AM
Crystal Coast Country Club Author Luncheon
152 Oakleaf Dr.
Pine Knoll Shores, NC 28512
ATLANTIC BEACH, NC | THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2021
Christmas in Peachtree Bluff Dinners at Beaufort Gro & Aqua
BEAUFORT, NC | FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2021 – SATURDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2021 | 1:30PM
Leaves from 100 Block Turner Street
Beaufort North Carolina 28516