About the Book
Book: Choir Loft Murder
Author: Karen Randau
Genre: Mystery Suspense
Release date: August 24, 2021
In book 3 of the Frankie Shep Suspense Novellas, a member of the church choir dies during rehearsal, and the apparent murder weapon—a blowgun—implicates the man Frankie loves. She’s shocked to discover Quint was a champion at the sport before he accepted the senior pastor role at the church. And he’s refusing to talk about his fate.
Her investigation reveals that Quint isn’t the only person with the skill to hit a woman’s carotid artery while she’s singing a high note, and Frankie is convinced someone is framing Quint. The closer she gets to proving it, the more she faces a stalker’s deadly wrath.
Can Frankie save herself and the man she loves from becoming the next victims?
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Guest Review from Donna Cline
What I think you should know:
Choir Loft Murder by Karen Randau is Mystery Suspense. It is the third book in the Frankie Shep Suspense series. While it is part of the series it can be read as a standalone and still be an enjoyable read.
What you might need to know:
Frankie lost her husband and son prior to the start of this book.
Quint lost his sister years prior to this book.
What I think about this book:
What an exciting story, Frankie is trying to move on with her life after a heartbreaking loss. When her fiancé Quint is shockingly charger with murder she can’t fathom his guilt or understand why he seemingly gives up. Randau creates a fast paced adventure as Frankie tries to prove Quint’s innocence while avoiding the accidents that seem to pop up wherever she goes. I really enjoyed Frankie’s character, she continues to have spunk in spite of all that she has experienced. I was very confused as to why Quint did not fight harder to prove his innocence. However I LOVED Quint’s Dad. His determination to be with his son was awesome. I really enjoyed this book, it was the first I read by this author, but it will definitely not be the last.
I received a complimentary copy of this book from Celebrate Lit, this in no way influenced my review. All opinions are my own.
About the Author
Karen Randau authors fast-paced mystery, thriller, and suspense books, including the Frankie Shep Suspense Novella series, Rim Country Mysteries, and Deadly Reception (a stand-alone novella as one of seven of the Tawnee Mountain Mysteries box set written by best-selling and award-winning authors). Her Rim Country Mystery novel, Deadly Payload, was a finalist in the Book Excellent Awards and the Beverly Hills Book Awards. She’s a lifelong writer, both for fun and as a professional in marketing communications. She holds a degree in journalism/public relations. A native of the southwestern U.S., Karen lives with her husband in Arizona.
More from Karen
Since Choir Loft Murder is the third book in the Frankie Shep Suspense Novellas series, I wanted to show how Frankie has grown through the series—from broken woman who is angry at God for allowing the deaths of family into a strong and happy woman who relies on God to help her through an unusually tough life.
She has shown her grit in all three novels in the series, and this one shows how she has grown through the adversity life has thrown at her.
In writing Choir Loft Murder, I wanted to show that ordinary people usually are stronger and more resilient than they know.
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