Ray McAllister (new 2nd Edition of Topsail Island: Mayberry by the Sea) discusses the island and the book:
- With Quarter Moon Books & Gifts, on YouTube. VIEW VIDEO.
- With Fountain Bookstore, via Crowdcast. VIEW VIDEO.
Roy Robbins (North: A Novel) and Charles Oldham (The Senator’s Son) share secrets of mystery writing, in fiction and non-fiction, with Fountain Bookstore. Missed it? VIEW VIDEO HERE
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MARCH 2021 BOOK OF THE MONTH
TOPSAIL ISLAND publishes in 2nd Edition!
MARCH 2021. Beach Glass Books announces award-winning “TOPSAIL ISLAND: Mayberry by the Sea“ by Ray McAllister has been published in an updated and expanded 2nd Edition, available in hardcover (signed), paperback, and eBook editions.
“This second edition is a breeze, a quick lively read that really gives you that take-you-there feeling for this North Carolina barrier island. You can simply sit back and enjoy new adventures of Topsail. . . . This version has all the components for another regional best-seller, especially entertaining for those newcomers of recent years.” READ MORE— KALE ON BOOKS syndicated newspaper column
Coming in March: The award-winning Wrightsville Beach: The Luminous Island will be available in PAPERBACK, joining the signed hardcover and audiobook editions.
JANUARY 2021 BOOK OF THE MONTH
Anne Moss Roger’s powerful award-winning memoir, DIARY OF A BROKEN MIND: A Mother’s Story, a Son’s Suicide, and the Haunting Lyrics He Left Behind, is now available in Audiobook, voiced by Lisa Williams! To hear a sample and/or to get the audiobook FREE with trial membership, visit Audible.
Signed paperbacks available with Free Shipping.
HATTERAS ISLAND: Keeper of the Outer Banks, 2nd Edition now also in PAPERBACK and AUDIO BOOK!
JULY 2020 BOOK OF THE MONTH
Ray McAllister’s award-winning Hatteras Island: Keeper of the Outer Banks is, as he puts it, “a conversation with an island.” And what an island. Hatteras Island is the quintessential Outer Banks, with a rich history of pirates, shipwrecks, hurricanes, as well as beautiful beaches and family vacations. And of, course, that world-famous Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. The new 2nd Edition includes new bridges, hurricanes, a distress call from the Titanic and even a short-lived new island.
New for 2020: The Paperback. And The Audio Book.
- Signed hardcovers and now paperbacks available with Free Shipping.
- To hear a sample and learn how to get a free copy of the audiobook, CLICK HERE
JUNE BOOK OF THE MONTH
NOW in EBOOK! Beach Glass Book is pleased to announce the Outer Banks Classic, PORTSMOUTH: THE WAY IT WAS, is now available in eBooks!
A small, now uninhabited island southwest of Ocracoke, Portsmouth Island was once a thriving seaport serving the North Carolina coast. This award-winning 1996 book, by the late ELLEN FULCHER CLOUD, is the true story of “the Ghost Village of the Outer Banks.” Portsmouth is now back in a special enhanced edition, with larger pages, more photographs, and a foreword by Ray McAllister.
(Click on the links to buy print or new eBook editions.)
- How PORTSMOUTH came to be. Read Ray McAllister’s foreword to the book.
MAY BOOK OF THE MONTH
NORTH: A Novel is NOW HERE!
APRIL BOOK OF THE MONTH
“Sandberg’s humor strikes universal chords, from small ukulele strings to rich double bass.” – Boomer magazine
In hardcover & eBook editions
The Most ENTERTAINING
MARCH BOOK OF THE MONTH
The award-winning print book adds audio books and eBooks!
The award-winning “THE SENATOR’S SON: The Shocking Disappearance, The Delebrated Trial, and the Mystery That Remains a Century Later,” by Charles Oldham, is now in AUDIO BOOKS and EBOOKS.
- Get your Audiobook, read by actor John Witt. To hear a sample learn how to get the audiobook FREE, CLICK HERE.
- Or get your eBook on Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble Nook, and other e-readers: DETAILS
- Or get your signed print copy now with FREE mailing. DETAILS
The Shocking Disappearance, The Celebrated Trial, and The Mystery That Remains a Century Later
BY CHARLES OLDHAM
Foreword by Ray McAllister
“Fascinating … murky … The Senator’s Son is local history at its finest.” – DEAN KING, best-selling author
“The book is craftily written, deeply researched, and will stick to your hands like a lantern during this dark, raveled Southern tale of disappearance.” – DAVID L. ROBBINS, best-selling author
“A vibrant, engrossing true tale … both educational and nearly impossible to stop reading.” – Diane Donovan, MIDWEST BOOK REVIEW
the award-winning children’s book, is back in print in a new, enlarged edition. Pick up this enchanting tale by Lindsay McAllister Zarse, with enlarged drawings by acclaimed artist Brian Martin.
New printing now available! GET YOURS with FREE SHIPPING.
WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH: The Luminous Island now available in AUDIOBOOK, read by actor John Witt.
To hear a sample and learn how to get a FREE copy of the audiobook, CLICK HERE
The Old Salts
BY ELLEN FULCHER CLOUD
Foreword by Ray McAllister
2 BOOKS IN 1!
Companion to Portsmouth: The Way It Was
Flights of Fancy, Randy & Barb’s Humor Book, Is Here!
Beach Glass Books is proud to announce the publication of Randy and Barbara Fitzgerald’s book of humor columns, Flights of Fancy.
The book of award-winning columns includes a foreword by Ray McAllister, illustrations by Douglas Payne, and numerous family photographs. Get your signed copy at one of their signings, or ORDER NOW with FREE mailing.
New Wrightsville Edition launches!
The expanded and enhanced 2nd edition of the award-winning Wrightsville Beach: The Luminous Island was published with a large kickoff event at the Wrightsville Beach Museum of History.
WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH now has larger pages & twice the photos, a new foreword by Ben Steelman, and a new author afterword
Just $22.95 with FREE SHIPPING! For more on the book, or to order a copy, CLICK HERE.
NOW AVAILABLE: The enhanced edition of Ray McAllister’s Ocracoke: The Pearl of the Outer Banks — with larger pages and photographs, 32 additional photographs, and signed by the author — is now published.
The new edition is available in hardcover format for $22.95.
Ocracoke is the fourth book in the author’s North Carolina coastal series. Ocracoke shares a look at the history, people and continuing allure of the remote, white-sanded island that draws tens of thousands of visitors each year. New illustrations focus on Blackbeard, the Ocracoke lighthouse and 20th century island life, bringing to more than 150 the book’s black-and-white illustrations. They also enhance the book’s positions as one of the Outer Banks’ best-selling memento books and gift books.
Available at most Outer Banks booksellers, selected North Carolina and Virginia stores, and online sellers, including the author’s web site, www.RayMcAllister.com.
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