Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Twelve to Murder:A Mac Faraday Mystery'


Twelve to Murder 7Title: Twelve to Murder
Author: Lauren Carr
Publisher: Acorn Book Services
Genre: Mystery
Format: eBook

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Former child-star and one-time teenybopper idol Lenny Frost is suspected of a double murder. Desperate, he takes Mac and a group of innocent bystanders in a local pub hostage. Mac has only twelve hours, until midnight, to find out the truth before the emotionally unstable has-been kills him and all of the hostages.

My Impressions:
This is the first Lauren Carr book I have read and this was a great book. Rarely do I get to read a really good mystery book that keeps you guessing all the way to the end like this one did. Every time you think you got everything figured out a new piece comes into play and your blown away.

I adored the life that Lauren brought to all her characters, including the ferocious  Gnarly. The book is chopped full of great humor that will have you laughing about the dog, relationships and life. This has the be the most zany and hilarious hostage situation that anyone could have imagined. It was fabulous. I could picture this happening in some small town where everyone knows everyone and takes no one serious.

The book is filled with action,mystery,humor, romance and good ol fashioned revenge.Whats not to love? This is one of those books you hold onto and read again.

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About the Author:

Lauren Carr is the best-selling author of the Mac Faraday Mysteries, which takes place in Deep Creek Lake, Maryland. Twelve to Murder is the seventh 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 will be out in 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.

Visit her author website at www.mysterylady.net or www.acornbookservices.com

Disclaimer: This review was based on an advanced reader copy (ARC) of Twelve to Murder provided by the author through pumpuoyourbooks review program. 
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