Lauren Carr
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Lauren Carr

An Amazon All-Star Author, Lauren Carr writes mysteries that have made Amazon's best-selling ranks internationally.

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!

Now, Lauren has added one more hit series to her list with the Chris Matheson Cold Case Mysteries. Set in the quaint West Virginia town of Harpers Ferry, Ice introduces Chris Matheson, a retired FBI agent, who joins forces with other law enforcement retirees to heat up those cold cases that keep them up at night.

Book reviewers and readers alike rave about how Lauren Carr's seamlessly crosses genres to include mystery, suspense, crime fiction, police procedurals, 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.

Order! Order!
Numerous readers have asked the order of Lauren Carr's titles. All of Lauren Carr's books are stand alone. However for those readers who want to start at the beginning, here is the list of Lauren Carr's mysteries in order. The number next to the book title is the actual order in which the book was released.

Joshua Thornton Mysteries:
Fans of the Lovers in Crime Mysteries may wish to read these two books which feature Joshua Thornton years before meeting Detective Cameron Gates. Also in these mysteries, readers will meet Joshua Thornton's five children before they have flown the nest.
1) A Small Case of Murder
2) A Reunion to Die For

Mac Faraday Mysteries:
3) It's Murder, My Son
4) Old Loves Die Hard
5) Shades of Murder (introduces the Lovers in Crime: Joshua Thornton & Cameron Gates)
7) Blast from the Past
8) The Murders at Astaire Castle
9) The Lady Who Cried Murder (The Lovers in Crime make a guest appearance in this Mac Faraday Mystery)
10) Twelve to Murder
12) A Wedding and a Killing
13) Three Days to Forever
15) Open Season for Murder
16) Cancelled Vows
17) Candidate for Murder

Lovers in Crime Mysteries
6) Dead on Ice
11) Real Murder
18) Killer in the Band

The Thorny Rose Mysteries
14) Kill and Run
19) A Fine Year for Murder (January 30, 2017)

20) Twofer Murder (Mystery Novel featuring protagonists from Mac Faraday, Lovers in Crime, and Thorny Rose Mysteries)

21) Ice (A Chris Matheson Cold Case Mystery) (Feb 26, 2018) (Now available for pre-order)

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Best Sellers

    • Twofer Murder

    • By: Lauren Carr
    • Narrated by: Mike Alger, Anita Alger
    • Length: 13 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    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....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good for Carr fans; not best place to start new

    • By DabOfDarkness on 06-13-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Dead on Ice

    • A Lovers in Crime Mystery
    • By: Lauren Carr
    • Narrated by: Mike Alger
    • Length: 6 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 19

    Cameron Gates is tasked with solving the murder of Cherry Pickens, a legendary star of pornographic films, whose body turns up in an abandoned freezer....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • You would never guess who the killer is?

    • By Lindsay on 07-21-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Blast from the Past

    • A Mac Faraday Mystery, Book 4
    • By: Lauren Carr
    • Narrated by: Dan Lawson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    In this fourth mystery on Deep Creek Lake, Mac Faraday finds himself up to his eyeballs in mobsters and federal agents....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Who done it? ...and why?

    • By Michael Valentine on 09-08-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Killer in the Band

    • Lovers in Crime Mystery, Book 3
    • By: Lauren Carr
    • Narrated by: Mike Alger
    • Length: 11 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Joshua's eldest son, Joshua Thornton Jr. (J.J.) has graduated at the top of his class from law school and returns home to spend the summer studying for the bar exam....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable!

    • By Sue Means on 03-31-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Real Murder

    • A Lovers in Crime Mystery, Book 2
    • By: Lauren Carr
    • Narrated by: Mike Alger
    • Length: 7 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    When Homicide Detective Cameron Gates befriends Dolly, the little old lady who lives across the street, she is warned not to get lured into helping the elderly woman....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book!

    • By jennifer holmes on 03-16-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Ice

    • By: Lauren Carr
    • Narrated by: Mike Alger
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    When Sandy Lipton and her unborn child disappears, the court of public opinion finds young Chris Matheson guilty. Decades later, the retired FBI agent returns home to discover that the cloud of suspicion cast over him and his family has never lifted....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ice

    • By Christy D on 05-12-18
    • By: Lauren Carr
    • Narrated by: Mike Alger
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Release date: 04-25-18
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 19 ratings

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Kill and Run

    • A Thorny Rose Mystery, Book 1
    • By: Lauren Carr
    • Narrated by: C.J. McAllister
    • Length: 11 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49

    Five women with seemingly nothing in common are found brutally murdered in a townhome outside Washington, DC....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Highly entertaining filled with suspense

    • By Cyn on 11-13-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Shades of Murder

    • A Mac Faraday Mystery
    • By: Lauren Carr
    • Narrated by: Mike Alger
    • Length: 5 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    Ilysa Ramsay was in the midst of taking the art world by storm with her artistic genius. Hours after unveiling her latest masterpiece, she is found dead....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Killer Mystery from Lauren Carr

    • By JBronder Book Reviews on 07-06-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Open Season for Murder

    • A Mac Faraday Mystery, Book 10
    • By: Lauren Carr
    • Narrated by: James C. Lewis
    • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Spring is in the air. In Deep Creek Lake, the burst of blossoms on the trees has the effect of a starting pistol in the race to get the resort area ready....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Muliable Murders and Killers

    • By Lindsay on 07-17-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Lady Who Cried Murder

    • A Mac Faraday Mystery
    • By: Lauren Carr
    • Narrated by: Mike Alger
    • Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    Fame comes at a price. Some pay with their privacy. Others pay with their pride. Khloe Everest paid with her life....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Glory hound ends up the dead center of attention

    • By DabOfDarkness on 07-15-17

    Regular price: $19.95

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