Laura Durham

Toasts

[cover]To Love and To Perish:

#4 IMBA Bestseller, February 2007
#5 Bestseller, Murder on the Beach, February 2007
#5 Bestseller, Mystery Lovers Bookshop, February 2007

"Full of colorful characters and comical situations, I was unable to stop reading... A fun and witty mystery that is sure to win awards."
Huntress Reviews (Five Star Review)

"Laura Durham has created a brilliant series. The plots are unique and slightly off the wall. Her writing is tight, full of sass and wit, suspense and intrigue, and just enough wacky danger."
Once Upon A Romance

"Intriguing and downright delightful, Durham's latest will have you in stitches..."
Romantic Times Magazine

"Be sure to get this newest story—it will brighten even the dullest winter day!"
Romance Reviews Today

"To Love and To Perish is a delightful, frothy companion to a latte and a few quiet hours."
I Love A Mystery

"This series is the perfect marriage between romance and wit."
Mystery Scene Magazine

"To Love and To Perish is a fun story full of quirky characters and hilarious antics... Light romance and heavy sleuthing make this a fun read for mystery fans, as well as anyone who's encountered a 'bridezilla' before."
Romance Junkies

"It's always fun to read about Annabelle's latest adventures. I'll be eagerly awaiting the next book in the series."
The Pilot

"...altogether of fun book that is hard to put down. A true delight."
Book Loons

"Wonderful characters, witty dialogue, and two romantic leads!"
Kaw Valley Senior Monthly

"This series is one that I will read over and over and treasure."
Coffee Time Romance

"To Love and to Perish is a great book when you need to get away from it all and into another, much funnier world."
Cozy Library

[cover]For Better Or Hearse:

#6 IMBA Bestseller, March 2006
#6 Bestseller, Mysterious Galaxy, March 2006

"The weddings and woundings continue in Durham's second slapstick romp."
—Publishers Weekly

"Durham's books are frothy good fun."
DC magazine

"Fast paced and highly entertaining."
Huntress Reviews

"A laugh out loud tale."
MyShelf.com

"Laura Durham has succeeded in crafting a series featuring a thoroughly believable and lovable set of characters, much akin to Janet Evanovitch's Stephanie Plum and her motley crew."
Roundtable Reviews

"For Better or Hearse will make you laugh."
New Mystery Reader

"Laura Durham mixes murder and mystery with mayhem and humor."
Jackson Free Press

"Fast and funny."
Reviewing the Evidence

"Ms. Durham weaves and finely crafted series."
Once Upon A Romance

"Cozy readers will love this invitation to a wedding to die for."
—Nancy Martin, author of the Blackbird Sister Mysteries

"For Better or Hearse is as bubbly as a champagne toast... Laura Durham has given her readers another reason to celebrate."
—Elaine Viets, author of Just Murdered

[cover]Better Off Wed:

#2 Bestseller, Mystery Lovers Bookshop, May 2005
#5 Bestseller, Murder On The Beach Bookstore, February 2005
#10 Bestseller, Mysterious Galaxy, February 2005

"A charming, fast-paced funny addition to the humorous amateur sleuth genre."
Romantic Times

"(A) sparkling debut."
Mystery Scene

"Better Off Wed is a lot of fun."
Round Table Reviews

"Fans of cozy modern crime are sure to find much to enjoy."
MyShelf.com

"A great start to a promising series."
Chicklitbooks.com

"I laughed all the way through this mystery novel! Would I recommend this to mystery fans? OH YEAH! The author keeps readers guessing, yet also provides some hilarious comedy scenes. This is an author to keep an eye on."
—K. Blair, Huntress Reviews

"Laura Durham's Better Off Wed is a delightfully witty blend of murder and matrimony. Highly recommended!"
—Donna Andrews, Agatha and Anthony award-winning author of Murder with Peacocks and You've Got Murder

"A toast to Laura Durham. Her witty debut, Better Off Wed, is a perfect marriage of murder and mirth. The D.C. setting with suspects in high places and wickedly funny wedding guests sparkles like a champagne cocktail."
—Nora Charles, author of Death with an Ocean View

"Cozy mystery lovers should briskly march up their bookstore aisles to grab a hold of Better Off Wed. Author Laura Durham gives readers a modern-day Nancy Drew in Annabelle Archer, a D.C. wedding planner who concocts events to die for. "
—Susan McBride, author of Blue Blood

 

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