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
23) Crimes Past

Lovers in Crime Mysteries
6) Dead on Ice
11) Real Murder
18) Killer in the Band
25) The Root of Murder (March 2019)

The Thorny Rose Mysteries
14) Kill and Run
19) A Fine Year for Murder
22) Murder by Perfection

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

The Chris Matheson Cold Case Mysteries
21) Ice
24) Winter Frost

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Best Sellers

    • It's Murder, My Son

    • A Mac Faraday Mystery
    • By: Lauren Carr
    • Narrated by: Mike Alger
    • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    What started out as the worst day of Mac Faraday's life would end up being a new beginning. After a divorce hearing, the last person that Mac wanted to see was another lawyer. Yet, this lawyer wore the expression of a child bursting to tell his secret, which would reveal Mac as heir....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome Listen!

    • By Jan M on 01-10-19

    Regular price: $19.95

    • 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 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    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
    • Great Story!

    • By Jan M on 07-31-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • A Wedding and a Killing

    • A Mac Faraday Mystery, Book 8
    • By: Lauren Carr
    • Narrated by: C.J. McAllister
    • Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    Not wanting to wait until their big day to start their life of wedded bliss, Mac Faraday and his lady love, Archie Monday, decide to elope....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book!!!

    • By ldybkpr on 10-03-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Murder by Perfection

    • A Thorny Rose Mystery, Book 3
    • By: Lauren Carr
    • Narrated by: Mike Alger
    • Length: 8 hrs and 32 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

    Frustrated with their busy schedules, Murphy Thornton and Jessica Faraday attempt to find togetherness by scheduling a weekly date night. The last thing Jessica Faraday expected for her date night was to take a couple’s gourmet cooking course at the Stepford Kitchen Studio, owned by Chef Natalie Stepford--the model of perfection in looks, home, and business....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome Story, Awesome Narration!

    • By Jan M on 09-01-18

    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 57
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54

    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

    • The Murders at Astaire Castle

    • Mac Faraday Mystery, Book 5
    • By: Lauren Carr
    • Narrated by: Dan Lawson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48

    Spencer's police chief, David O'Callaghan, learns this lesson the hard way when he orders Mac Faraday to stay away from the south end of Spencer's mountaintop....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic!

    • By Carla on 10-03-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Old Loves Die Hard

    • A Mac Faraday Mystery
    • By: Lauren Carr
    • Narrated by: James C. Lewis
    • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39

    In Old Loves Die Hard, Lauren Carr continues the rags-to-riches story of Mac Faraday, an underpaid homicide detective who inherits millions and an estate on Deep Creek Lake, Maryland....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great second book in series

    • By Ruth B. on 12-10-17

    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 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    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

    • 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 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    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

    • Ice

    • By: Lauren Carr
    • Narrated by: Mike Alger
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    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 23 ratings

    Regular price: $19.95

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