posted on June 12, 2014 by Kim Boykin


kimerika (2)My fabulous author pal, Erika Marks, is my writing sister. We’ve raised our stories in the sweet town of Magnolia Bay, the new jewel of the South Carolina Lowcountry. Although it sounds like heaven, a beautiful historic coastal town full of feisty heroines and hot heroes, don’t go looking for it anywhere on the map. But the cool thing about writing this series with Erika is that it is so very real to us, and while that’s extremely common for authors, having a partner to discuss the new restaurant that just popped up on Bayshore Boulevard or the new hottie who just moved to town is SO much fun.

sweethomecarolinaWhile love does reign supreme amongst our heroines and hotties, there’s a strong bond of sisterhood in Erika’s story BET THE HOUSE and my story SWEET HOME CAROLINA that runs deeper than the Atlantic Ocean. It is that sisterhood that Erika and I celebrate every day, the same that you and your sisters and best girlfriends know so well. And in honor of all that sisterhood and girlfriend power, Erika and I have a fun contest!

In my novella SWEET HOME CAROLINA, Darcy Vance is in danger of losing Mimosa House, the B&B she’s poured her heart and soul into just because of its sordid past. But her new besties in Magnolia Bay come to her rescue, turning Darcy’s historic Mimosa House into a fabulous haven for girlfriend betthehousegetaways. To celebrate the spirit of Mimosa House, we’re offering an opportunity for YOU and your BEST FRIEND to join Erika and me for a girlfriend weekend on the Isle of Palms, which is a very real place and a very real jewel of the Lowcountry!

Located just 20 minutes from romantic Charleston, the house is a fabulous beach haven that will house SIX lucky winners and their besties! Like Darcy’s fabulous B&B, breakfast and lodging are included. The trip is based on availability, usually during the fall or spring.

How to enter? Simply send an email to and say enter me, and we’ll also keep you up to date on all the spicy Lowcountry romances coming soon! If you want to get TWO EXTRA ENTRIES, go to Facebook and LIKE our Magnolia Bay page!

Hope you have as much fun reading our Lowcountry romance as much as we writing them!





Kim Boykin

Kim Boykin

Kim Boykin was raised in her South Carolina home with two girly sisters and great parents. She had a happy, boring childhood, which sucks if you’re a writer because you have to create your own crazy. PLUS after you’re published and you’re being interviewed, it’s very appealing when the author actually lived in Crazy Town or somewhere in the general vicinity.

As a stay-at-home mom, Kim started writing, grabbing snip-its of time in the car rider line or on the bleachers at swim practice. After her kids left the nest, she started submitting her work, sold her first novel at 53, and has been writing like crazy ever since.

Her books are well reviewed and, according to RT Book Reviews, feel like they’re being told across a kitchen table. She is the author of three women’s fiction titles from Berkley Books: A PEACH OF A PAIR (8/4/15,) PALMETTO MOON, and THE WISDOM OF HAIR, as well as several contemporary romances novellas from Tule including STEAL ME, COWBOY and SWEET HOME CAROLINA. While her heart is always in the Lowcountry of South Carolina, she lives in Charlotte and has a heart for hairstylist, librarians, and book junkies like herself.


  1. Avatar Cynthia E. Blain says:

    I am new to the romance genre and have been trying to find one or two authors to follow and I decided recently to buy your books, Kim. I have had a set back with my health so have not gotten out to look at the books in B and N and don’t have much computer time due to needing 23 hours a day off my feet so getting to my office computer has not been easy to get my book shopping done. But the more I read about you and your books, I am sure that I made a great decision to follow you writing. I was so happy to learn more about you and your books in this posting too. Thank you.


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