Karen Cantwell

My Love Affair With Oscar

People often ask if Barbara Marr is anything like me. Well, she does have curly hair, but that was a mistake. She was supposed to have straight, dirty blond hair. (Long story there – different post) I am not nearly as brave as Barb – not by a long shot. I’m tempted to call 911 when I break a fingernail, so trust me, I’d never take on the task of solving clues to a...
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Yams Anyone?

Soccer mom, Barbara Marr attracts trouble the way the North Pole attracts short men with odd wardrobe choices. So it’s no surprise when she finds herself in deep doo-doo while attempting to prove the innocence of friend and ex-Mafia goon, Frankie Romano, after he’s arrested for the murder of a famous action movie director. This third book in the popular Barbara Marr Murder Mystery Series...
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A Barbara Marr Short Story Now on Kindle!

I’m excited to announce that my most recent Barbara Marr short story is now available on Kindle for just .99 cents. In “It’s a Dunder-Bull Wife,” Barb bites off more than she can chew when she decides to play Holiday Hostess. Well, if you know Barb, you know that it probably doesn’t go so well. See just how bad it gets! And to all of my friends and readers –...
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Coming Soon!

Okay. I have some good news, and I have some bad news. Let’s start with the good – My new Barbara Marr Holiday Tale, “It’s a Dunder-Bull Wife,” will be available on Kindle and Nook very soon. Since’s it’s a Holiday Tale, you can be assured, it will be before Christmas. Curious? Here’s a little description: Dunder-Bull – the perfect little...
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CONTEST: Win a paperback copy of CITIZEN INSANE!

CITIZEN INSANE is now available in paperback! YAY! To celebrate, I’m giving away three copies. What do you have to do to enter? This is SO easy: leave a comment to this post that you’re entering the contest and leave your name and email address so I can contact the lucky winners. OR, if you don’t want to leave your email address in the comments, email me at:...
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Preview of SILENCED BY THE YAMS

Do you want a glimpse of Barbara’s next fiasco adventure? CLICK HERE to read Chapter One of this third installment of the Barbara Marr Murder Mystery series. And be sure to check back soon – I’ll be having a book giveaway contest to celebrate the release of the paperback version of CITIZEN INSANE! Best wishes, Karen...
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