Monday, January 15, 2018

Twofer Murder by Lauren Carr

Book Details:

Book Title: Twofer Murder by Lauren Carr

Category: Adult fiction, 400 pages

Genre: Mystery

Publisher: Acorn Book Services

Release date: November 17, 2017

Tour dates: Dec 4 to Jan 19, 2018

Content Rating: PG + M (Please be aware that TWOFER MURDER is a murder mystery. There are depictions of murder and some violence--though easy on the gore contents. No f-words but there may be some mild profanity, and mild religious expletives such as "damn", "hell" and "Oh God!". Some depictions of brief sexual content (kissing). No drug use or underage drinking among the protagonists.)

Book Description:

Twofer murder? What’s a twofer murder?

Twofer Murder is a treat for fans of best-selling author Lauren Carr’s fast-paced mysteries! Lauren’s latest novel contains the main characters from her three successful series: Mac Faraday, Lovers in Crime, and Thorny Rose mysteries. The guys go away for a fishing weekend only to get caught up in the murder of a journalist investigating fraud at a timber company. Meanwhile, the ladies are spending the weekend in the presidential suite at a posh resort where Jessica Faraday is to accept a lifetime achievement award for her late grandmother at a murder mystery writers conference. But before they have time to get their facials, they get wrapped up in their own real mystery when an up and coming author ends up dead!

Lauren Carr’s Twofer Murder is a 2-for-1—making it a must-read for any mystery fan!

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I enjoyed this mystery.  Two separate mysteries were interwoven seamlessly.  While the men were on a weekend fishing trip, their wives and sweethearts attended a prestigious writer’s convention. Both groups get pulled into investigating coincidental murders.

There were plenty of characters but the author excelled at giving each character certain quirks or mannerisms that made it easier for this reader to keep them individualized and separate.   The story was engaging, and often there were humorous scenes or dialogues which helped keep the story from becoming too dark.

The story progresses steadily from beginning to end, neither too fast nor too slow.  The plotting is meticulously constructed and was logically presented.  I especially enjoyed the guys’ portion of the book and their fishing exploits. (LOL)

I have read several other mysteries by this author and always enjoy her style and attention to detail.  This one is no exception.  With its unique blending of crime solving for two very different murders in two very different locations, this is a tale no mystery aficionado should miss.

Reviewed by Laurie-J

Meet the Author:

Lauren Carr is the international best-selling author of the Mac Faraday, Lovers in Crime, and Thorny Rose Mysteries—over twenty titles across three fast-paced mystery series filled with twists and turns!

Book reviewers and readers alike rave about how Lauren Carr’s seamlessly crosses genres to include mystery, suspense, romance, and humor.

Lauren is a popular speaker who has made appearances at schools, youth groups, and on author panels at conventions. She lives with her husband, and three dogs on a mountain in Harpers Ferry, WV.

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