April 21st, 2018
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Read some great books in April...you'll be blooming!

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Not every match is made in the marriage mart...Some happen when you least expect it.

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Contemporary romance set in Seattle's Pioneer Square.

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MYSTERY PICK OF THE MONTH! –Library Journal (Starred Review)

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Journey to an irresistible town you’ll want to return to over and over again.

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She was the last woman he wanted in his life. . .and the one he needed the most.

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Romantic Times says The Bride Next Door “is a laugh out-loud, play-on-words dramathon…”

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Pursued by a dangerous terrorist, U.S. Deputy Marshal Casey Sloane, along with two other Marshals, put their lives on the line to deliver a federal witness to the FBI.

Dara Carr

Dara Carr grew up in the Chicago area but she and her brothers spent most childhood summers in Saskatchewan with their grandmother. Nana, a curling champion, was also known for chasing after a bear that had stolen a loaf of bread from her. Bear: zero. Nana: loaf of bread, slightly worse for the wear. When Nana wasn't busy confronting wild animals, she loved to read, and she passed on her love of mysteries to Dara.

Although Dara tries to create characters unlike herself, by the time she's finished a story or book she can see both differences and similarities. The protagonist of Dara's novel, Angela Cray, has much better hair than Dara does and is way more fastidious about nail care. Angela also gets into a lot more trouble than Dara does. But Angela and Dara share a love of craft cocktails. And, like Angela, Dara has occasionally wondered if she was truly related to her adored mother. Dara's mom was a tomboy who played hockey competitively at the University of Saskatchewan. Dara was a figure skater who, as a child, loved nothing better than to play with dolls.

Presently, Dara lives in Maryland. Her short fiction credits include Alfred HItchcock's Mystery Magazine (forthcoming), Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, and Shotgun Honey. She also pretty much fabricated the horoscopes she wrote for the college newspaper (but don't tell anyone!). Angela Cray Gets Real is her first novel. An earlier version of the manuscript was a finalist for a Freddie Award for Writing Excellence from the Florida Chapter of the Mystery Writers of America.



Angela Cray Mystery


Angela Cray Gets Real, January 2018
An Angela Cray Mystery #1


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