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Ep 20: 8 Amazing Books Set in the Outer Banks

Are you wanting to get away to the beaches of North Carolina? In today’s episode, I’ve got a fabulous list of books set in the Outer Banks just for you!

books set in the Outer Banks

Ready to head to the Outer Banks?

For the month of October, the destination for the Literary Escape Society book club was the Outer Banks of North Carolina. If you’ve never been to the Outer Banks, let me just say it’s a beautiful place to spend time!

So I’m sharing with you today a list of books set in the Outer Banks, in case you need an escape to the beach.

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Books mentioned in this episode

1. Summer Rental by Mary Kay Andrews

Genre: Women’s Fiction

If you want a good women’s fiction/romance, you’ll want to check out Mary Kay Andrews. She has several books in the Outer Banks and along the South-Eastern Coast.

2. Outer Banks by Anne Rivers Siddons

Genre: Contemporary Fiction

You may want to check out the series that inspired the Netflix show Outer Banks.

3. The Outer Banks House by Diann Ducharme

Genre: Historical Mystery

If you prefer reading historical mysteries, then you’ll want to check this book out.

4. Beachcomber by Karen Robards

Genre: Romantic Suspense

Because I know some of you love a good romantic suspense, here’s one set in Okracoke in the Outer Banks.

5. By Book or by Crook by Eva Gates

Genre: Cozy Mystery

Who doesn’t love a fun cozy mystery, am I right?! This one is set in the Bodie Island Lighthouse on the Outer Banks. In this series, there’s a library in the lighthouse, how amazing is that?

6. Nights in Rodanthe by Nicholas Sparks

Genre: Contemporary Fiction

Are you a Nicolas Sparks fan? Sparks is another author that has several books set in the Outer Banks and along the coast. If you like his books, you could go on a nice long binge of beach books.

7. The Prayer Box by Lisa Wingate

Genre: Christian Fiction

This book sounds amazing. I haven’t read it yet, but the premise sounds quite lovely. And, if you like it, it’s the first in a 3-book series.

8. The Liars Child by Carla Buckley

Genre: Psychological Fiction

I’m ending my list here with a psychological fiction set in the Outer Banks. Even when you think you’re doing the right thing, there are consequences.

Links from this episode

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