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The Boardwalk Bookshop

MAY 31, 2022

Posted September 9, 2020

Dear Reader,

I’m a lucky woman, and it’s largely because of you and readers like you. Every day, I get to go to my office and spin stories. My job is to feel, and to make you feel. I never take it for granted. I’m grateful every day that, because you love my books, I get to keep writing them. Thank you.

Every time I release a new book in print, I send 200 copies of that book to my Review Crew, a team of readers who agree to read the book and post reviews to at least two websites. There are some open slots on the Review Crew for Happily This Christmas, the next Happily Inc romance, and you’re invited to sign up for a chance to join the team.

Enter now at susanmallery.com/members-contest.php! (Note: Mailing list members must SIGN IN first. After you sign in, you’ll see the entry form.)

There’s no place like Happily Inc for the holidays…

Wynn Beauchene has a thriving business, a great kid, and a mildly embarrassing crush on the guy next door—local cop Garrick McCabe. She’s a strong, independent woman who can’t help dreaming what-if about a man she barely knows. Until he needs her help…

Garrick’s pregnant daughter will be home for Christmas, and his house needs a woman’s touch. Garrick and his little girl were tight once and he’s hoping a small-town Christmas will bring her back to him. But thawing his daughter’s frosty attitude will take more than a few twinkle lights. Maybe sharing the holiday with Wynn and her son will remind her of the joy of family.

As the season works its magic on these wounded souls, Wynn realizes it’s time to stop punishing herself for a painful secret, while Garrick remains haunted by the ghosts of past mistakes. Will he allow Wynn to open the only gift she truly wants: his heart?

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I’m amazed by the feedback that The Friendship List has been getting from readers like you! Heartfelt hugs to every reader who took the time to post a review online or who told a friend, “You’re going to love this book!” To date, The Friendship List has over 2,000 ratings on Goodreads, with 95% of readers loving it! I’m so honored and humbled when I read comments like these:

“Heart full of feel good after reading this.” – Madison F

“Better than an all-day all-you-can-eat and carryout trip to Willy Wonka’s.” – DJ S (This one made me laugh!)

“A perfect feel-good read for anyone who has ever wanted the courage to change.” – Bookread2day

“The humor had me laughing, and I absolutely loved Ellen, Unity, Keith & Thaddeus. All unique, interesting & likeable characters with different backgrounds and diverse lives.” – Claire R

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Two best friends jumpstart their lives in a summer that will change them forever. . .

Single mom Ellen Fox couldn’t be more content—until she overhears her son saying he can’t go to his dream college because she needs him too much. If she wants him to live his best life, she has to convince him she’s living hers.

So Unity Leandre, her best friend since forever, creates a list of challenges to push Ellen out of her comfort zone. Unity will complete the list, too, but not because she needs to change. What’s wrong with a thirtysomething widow still sleeping in her late husband’s childhood bed?

The Friendship List begins as a way to make others believe they’re just fine. But somewhere between “wear three inch heels” to “have sex with a gorgeous guy,” Ellen and Unity discover that life is meant to be lived with joy and abandon, in a story filled with humor, heartache and regrettable tattoos.


If you’ve never tried Audible before, this is a great opportunity to dip your toes in the water with a brand-new romance you can’t get anywhere else. Audible has a free app for iOs and Android devices. I think you’re going to love Nissa and Desmond’s story.

A long, hot summer with her secret crush…
What could possibly go wrong?

Nissa Lang knows Desmond Stilling is out of her league. He’s a CEO, she’s a teacher. He’s gorgeous, she’s… not. So when her housesitting gig falls through and Desmond offers her a place to stay for the summer, she vows not to reveal how she’s felt about him since their first—and only—kiss.

Desmond should’ve known better than to bring temptation into his house. He decided long ago that his best friend’s sister was too sweet, too good, for him. She deserves a guy who can give his heart. For her sake, he’s stayed away. But as her laughter breathes life into his lonely mansion, he’s not sure how long he’ll be able to resist.

GET BEFORE SUMMER ENDS (included as part of your Audible Premium Plus or Audible Plus membership): https://www.audible.com/pd/B08H4FPMPS


Happy reading and listening!

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