By Anita Hughes
(St. Martin's Griffin, Paperback, 9780312643041, 288pp.)
Publication Date: June 19, 2012
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ANITA HUGHES attended UC Berkeley’s Masters in Creative Writing Program, and has taught Creative Writing at The Branson School in Ross, California. Hughes has lived at The St. Regis Monarch Beach for six years, where she is at work on her next novel.
"A novel that cries out to be read by the surf with a cocktail and a cabana boy… Anita Hughes is an author of women’s literary fiction who delivers sex on the beach without insulting the reader’s intelligence."—Thelma Adams, author of Playdate"With honesty and heart, glamour and grit, Anita Hughes tells the inspiring story of an unusual woman discovering life on her own terms and finally spreading her wings. Loved it." —Melissa Senate, author of The Love Goddess’ Cooking School
"Absolutely riveting and brimming with emotion. Monarch Beach charmed me from the very first page." —Jane Porter, author of She's Gone Country
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