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CITIZEN INSANE - the newest Barbara Marr Murder Mystery now available!

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I'm very excited to announce that exactly one year after releasing Take the Monkeys and Run, the second novel in that series, Citizen Insane, is now available on Kindle. :D


If you think PTA meetings are boring, then you haven't attended one in Barbara Marr's neighborhood, where MURDER is on the agenda. Join soccer mom and movie lover, Barbara Marr, in this second laugh-out-loud, chaotic mystery, where high-profile crime and suburban living collide in a most unexpected fashion.

Here's a snippet from Chapter One:

There was a time when my life wasn't that exciting. I'm a soccer mom living in the suburbs. The only thrills in my day should be the frantic road races between ballet lessons and the much-too-closely-scheduled orthodontist appointment on the other side of the universe. If you think a stunt driver knows how to maneuver a vehicle, wait until you see me behind the wheel careening through yellow lights with a hundred-dollar dental visit at stake.

So, when I ran a woman down with my mini-van in the middle of the night, only to find out that someone else had tried to kill her with a 45 caliber semi-automatic pistol, I assumed things couldn't get any more dramatic. I assumed wrong. Just twenty-four hours later I found myself in the stairwell of an abandoned building, with a gun in my hand and a female hostage telling me to "do what Keanu would do." I've never met another mother with days like these.

My name is Barbara Marr and I find dead people.

Or, almost dead people.

But I'm getting ahead of myself. The story really started with my need for a foot rub.

Happy reading!

Karen Cantwell
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WooHooo, Karen!


I'm buyin' it right now!!!

U Go, Girl!!!
Thank you, Dee Dee!  I'm finding it's just as much fun each time I publish as the first.  Who knew?  :D
I raced onto the Citizen Insane page and grabbed my copy. I can't wait to see what happens in this second Barbara Marr mystery. The first one Take the Monkeys and Run was such a pistol. I don't know what to expect except a lot of laughs.
Karen Cantwell strikes again!
BarbaraSilkstone said:
Karen Cantwell strikes again!
LOL...Luuuvvv this, Barbara!!! Too funny!!!

I wonder if there's an irritable bowel issue in this one too?! LMAO...pun intended...LOL!!!
Got my copy.

Edward C. Patterson
Thank you, Ed! Hope you enjoy.  :D

Dee Dee - no IBS issues for Barb this time around.  She just has trouble making it to the spa for a much needed pedicure.  Things like murder and mayhem get in the way.  :D 

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Got my copy. I've waited a long time for this one. Congratulations, Karen!
Thank you, Betsy and Ann for the welcome and reminders.  I always love it here at the Kindleboards - you make a nice home for us all.  :D

And thank you for purchasing, LC - I hope it entertains you!


I'm proud to say that CITIZEN INSANE has sold tremendously well during its first two weeks on Kindle!  Over 1000 copies sold, and this one is very fun:  #2 on Hot New Releases for Humor (just under Go the *bleep!* to Sleep).  :D

It will remain at the .99 cent price for just two more weeks.


Glad to hear this! I enjoyed Monkeys and am looking forward to reading the sequel.

N :)
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