The Wrong Side of Murder by Lauren Carr

Welcome to the blog tour for The Wrong Side of Murder hosted by Iread Book Tours!
"Mystery" Genre card with dark woods and light in the distance
"Mystery" Genre card with dark woods and light in the distance

Rating: 5 out of 5.

My goodness, I just really enjoy Nikki Bryant! She’s such a great main character for this series, and I was so excited to get her back in the second book in this series!

The thing I love so much about cozy mysteries is that I get the murder and investigative aspect, but it’s a bit more light hearted and fun! Lauren Carr knows how to capture that balance perfectly! This plot was so much fun! I loved how the story unfolded and everything that happened along the way!

I really enjoyed this story, and I highly recommend it to readers who enjoy cozy mysteries and love a fun-loving main character! You can read this one as a standalone, but Killer Deadline was great, so I would recommend starting with book 1 if you are looking for a new series!

Where to Find This Book:

Amazon ~ Kindle ~ BookBub ~ Goodreads

Nikki Bryant’s Next Case Takes Her to the Wrong Side of Murder

One spring morning, Jodi Gibbons got up and went to school as she did every day. Her young life went sideways though when the police found that her mother had been brutally killed during the night.

Twenty years later, many in Pine Grove believe Jodi got away with murder. After all, how could she have possibly slept through her mother’s violent death in the very next room?
After decades of silence, Jodi accepts investigative journalist Nikki Bryant’s invitation to tell her side of the story. However, before the interview can take place, someone silences Jodi permanently.

Now it is up to Nikki Bryant and her friends to uncover the secret that Jodi Gibbons has been protecting—a secret someone believes it is worth killing to keep from being revealed.

Just the Facts:

The Wrong Side of Murder by Lauren Carr
Genre: Cozy Mystery
Publisher: Acorn Book Services
Pub Date: July 21, 2022

Selling over half a million books worldwide, Lauren Carr is the international best-selling author of the Mac Faraday, Lovers in Crime, Thorny Rose, Chris Matheson Cold Case Mysteries, and Nikki Bryant Cozy Mysteries—thirty titles across five fast-paced mystery series filled with twists and turns!

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

The owner of Acorn Book Services and iRead Book Tours, Lauren is also a publishing manager, consultant, and virtual book tour coordinator for independent authors.  

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 two spoiled rotten German shepherds on a mountain in Harpers Ferry, WV. 

Author Links: website ~ blog ~ facebook instagram ~ twitter pinterest


Thank you to IRead Book Tours for having me on this tour! You can see all the bloggers on tour here!

I was provided a gifted copy of this book for free. I am leaving my honest review voluntarily.

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6 thoughts on “The Wrong Side of Murder by Lauren Carr

  1. Thank you for sharing your thoughts on The Wrong Side of Murder, this sounds like an awesome cozy mystery book and series, a must read for me


  2. Love the cover and The Wrong Side of Murder sounds like a book that I really want to read! Thanks for sharing it with me and have a spectacular day!


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