Charlotte Author Releases Debut Novel Set in North Carolina Town

Take Two Publishing released the debut novel by author Courtney Giardina entitled Tear Stained Beaches. For anyone who enjoys reading the likes of Emily Giffin and Jodi Picoult, this novel is a must read!

Online PR News – 07-March-2013 – Charlotte, NC – Take Two Publishing Releases Debut Novel set in fictional North Carolina town

TEAR STAINED BEACHES, the debut novel by author Courtney Giardina, was published as an e-book on February 22, 2013.

There is nothing better than finding your happily ever after, but what do you do once you realize your fairytale no longer exists? How do you pick up the pieces once you discover your husband has committed the ultimate betrayal? For Haylie Julian, that is the daunting question.

Not ready to confront her husband Chase, Haylie sets off to a quaint little North Carolina beach town to decide if her marriage can survive. It isn’t long after she arrives that her world is once again turned upside down as her husband’s secret stares her right in the face.

Courtney Giardina is a New York native who now resides in Charlotte, NC with a lovable dog named DJ and a crazy cat named Neeko. She is also an aspiring actress and recently appeared in three short films made in Charlotte and is elated to put the place she now calls home on the map in this emotional novel that will pull at the heartstrings of every reader.

Tear Stained Beaches is now available electronically on Amazon and Barnes and Noble. For more information and to purchase Tear Stained Beaches visit