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10.31.2014

A Wedding and A Killing ~ Review

A Wedding and A Killing
A Mac Faraday Mystery 8
By Lauren Carr

Mac Faraday and Archie Monday are prepared to have a secret wedding one without crowds and fuss, but a murder in the church puts everything on hold.

As the investigation progresses long held secrets are brought to light - secrets that raise more questions.  As rumors swirl about the victim Mac is determined to solve this case and return to the altar and say I do!

A Wedding and A Killing is perfect for fans of a good mystery. And as an added bonus there is A Gnarly Mystery Short - The Gnarly Rehabilitation Program.  This short is just too funny.  Gnarly (Mac's German Shepherd) is dognapped.  And Gnarly has the dognappers begging Mac to come get Gnarly.

I totally love Gnarly in both the short and the feature book.  Gnarly is the one who discovered the victim and he really keeps the story interesting with his antics.

I was provided a copy of this book through PUYB in exchange for my honest review and my participation in this tour.


About A Wedding and a Killing:
When Mac Faraday decides to do something, there’s no stopping him … even murder!

Not wanting to wait until their big day to start their life of wedded bliss, Mac Faraday and his lady love, Archie Monday, decide to elope to the little church where his ancestors had all married—along the tranquil shore of Deep Creek Lake. However, before they can say, “I do,” the sanctuary erupts into chaos when Gnarly finds a dead body in the church office.

As they dive into the investigation, Mac and his team discover more questions than answers. What kind of person walks into a church and shoots a man for no apparent reason? How do you solve the murder of a man who has no enemies in the world? Which of the seemingly kind-hearted church members is really a cold-blooded killer?

Then, there is the all-important question, how long do Mac Faraday and his lady love have to wait to get married?

Meet the Author:
Lauren Carr is the best-selling author of the Mac Faraday Mysteries, which takes place in Deep Creek Lake, Maryland. A Wedding and a Killing is the eighth installment in the Mac Faraday Mystery series.

In addition to her series set on Deep Creek Lake, Lauren Carr has also written the Lovers in Crime Mysteries, which features prosecutor Joshua Thornton with homicide detective Cameron Gates, who were introduced in Shades of Murder, the third book in the Mac Faraday Mysteries. They also make an appearance in The Lady Who Cried Murder. Dead on Ice (A Lovers in Crime Mystery) was released September 2012. The second installment, Real Murder was released to rave reviews in June 2014.

The owner of Acorn Book Services, Lauren is also a publishing manager, consultant, editor, cover and layout designer, and marketing agent for independent authors. This year, several books, over a variety of genre, written by independent authors will be released through the management of Acorn Book Services, which is currently accepting submissions. Visit Acorn Book Services website for more information.

Lauren is a popular speaker who has made appearances at schools, youth groups, and on author panels at conventions. She also passes on what she has learned in her years of writing and publishing by conducting workshops and teaching in community education classes.

She lives with her husband, son, and three dogs on a mountain in Harpers Ferry, WV.
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For More Information • A Wedding and a Killing is available at Amazon. • Discuss this book at PUYB Virtual Book Club at Goodreads.