After being summoned by England to help solve a murder mystery that took place in Yorkminster, Hayden has to leave His town in order to better assist England in person. Apart from His detective work, He also faces many other hilarious obstacles that makes the reader laugh and grin all the way. People were very impressed by the sequel, and critiques called this book much better and even funnier than the first one. Mark Schweizer went on to publish His third book in the Liturgical Mysteries series in Mark has since published many more books in this series, and continues to wow readers with unexpected twists, more dead bodies piling up and a mystery building up from the start.
Amongst all of His novels published within this series, many people prefer the first one and also the twelve published episode in the series. The reason is simply because of the surprising twist introduced within the twelfth sequel and the book being one of the best written ones in the series. If you see one missing just send me an e-mail below. Scott Bolton is an indie author who after 14 years away, returned to his H. Scott Bolton has a lot of plans for new books this year and the first book in the H. Fist series is free on the Kindle.
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(No. 6 in the Liturgical Mystery series) Detective Hayden Konig is living the dream. He's rich, he loves his work, and his girlfriend is prettier than a Holiday Gift. The Mezzo Wore Mink (The Liturgical Mystery #6) . Half the jokes in these books will be gotten by all the other 1/4 by those who know church life well, and 1/4.
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Who could ever forget, such phrases as the "unsmiling woman of equal girth and humidity" or "the Bishop's Council on councils. That in itself will propel me forward to the next adventure. Actually, I can't wait another minute. Let's see, which one is next? Oct 23, Stephen rated it it was amazing.
The sixth installment of the Liturgical Mysteries reintroduces the good people of the village of St Germaine, North Carolina, the good people of St Barnabas' Episcopal Church, the fellow who is both chief of police to the one and organist-choirmaster to the other. There is much that is new in this episode. Interposed with all of this are fragments of yet another horrible installment of the crime noir writing of the protagonist, influenced not only by using Raymond Chandler's actual manual typewriter but, in this episode, by wearing Raymond Chandler's actual fedora.
This is incredibly funny stuff! I can't wait to begin reading "The Diva Wore Diamonds. I wish I could pen a review of this book like "Grandmother of six" did on Amazon. Her take was perfect. I can't, and I won't even try. The series is beyond explanation. But this might help: If you enjoy a book with memorable characters that make you laugh out loud, if you enjoy crazy church politics that you can't possibly take seriously, if you think you'd take pleasure in seeing the first-ever performance of "The Living Gobbler" sure to be a new Thanksgiving tradition or a visit to a Christia I wish I could pen a review of this book like "Grandmother of six" did on Amazon.
If you enjoy a book with memorable characters that make you laugh out loud, if you enjoy crazy church politics that you can't possibly take seriously, if you think you'd take pleasure in seeing the first-ever performance of "The Living Gobbler" sure to be a new Thanksgiving tradition or a visit to a Christian massage parlor named "The Upper Womb," then this book and the series is definitely for you. And if you read this book and don't find it funny, you might want to go in and have your humor bone checked. May 02, Patty rated it it was amazing. My blizzard book, this series just keeps getting better.
I love the main characters and can't wait to see what disaster befalls the church this time round. This one wasn't as laugh out loud funny as the last book, but it was great none the less. I'm not sure how he manages to combine churches, police chief, very serious music, very bad writing and super silly songs and make the stories this much fun. Apr 01, Catherine rated it really liked it Recommended to Catherine by: Nicole gifted it to me. This is a fun, quick read, one in a series of goofy small-town antics by Mark Schweizer.
For my Carolina friends, you'll be interested to know that it's set in fictional St Germaine, NC, supposedly within shouting distance of Boone. The main character has a penchant for writing bad crime novels, so his expcerpts are very funny. Dec 13, Homerun2 rated it liked it Shelves: Firmly tongue in cheek but cleverly written,with humor as a main character. Unapologetically corny, with outrageous character names and hilarious scenes, they are always an enjoyable time.
May 06, Jessie Verino rated it really liked it. I love these books! A little mystery, a lot of fun. I wouldn't consider this one the best of the series, but an improvement over the last one I read. Love the little town and all the whacky characters. Nov 06, Deb rated it really liked it Shelves: The Living Gobbler - the St. Baranbas Thanksgiving extravaganza led by the Rev. Lemming and his wife, the new ministry team at the church.
That's really all that needs to be said. If you're an aficionado of this series, you get it! I love this series! Dec 07, Adafrog rated it really liked it. Aug 10, Elizabeth rated it it was amazing. This one features the Living Gobbler service - hilarious! More of the same! Silly and clever without ever being stupid or boring. An enjoy able read, not too fluffy. Ready for the next in the series. Aug 11, Julia rated it really liked it.
Another enjoyable liturgical mystery. These seem a bit like what you would get if Garrison Keillor tried to write the Mitford series. Oct 31, Josh Hamacher rated it really liked it Shelves: Not as laugh-out-loud funny as the previous book in the series but still a fast, fun read. May 29, Barbara rated it really liked it Shelves: Another quick, fun read. Once I start it's had to put down. May 10, Martha rated it it was amazing.
I really love these books!!! Bad as Usual, but Great humor and complex interpersonal happenings.
Oct 22, Julia Walker rated it really liked it. Jul 02, Becky Swanson rated it really liked it Shelves: The "mink" story line was hilarious. The laughs were a little slower to come in this one, but they came thick and fast at the very end. A worthy addition to the canon. Sep 30, Margaret added it. Good for a laugh. Feb 24, Donna Jean rated it it was amazing Shelves: Most hilarious book I've read in a very long time! So much fun, especially if you're an Episcopalian. This series is very much up my alley.
Try one, you'll enjoy it. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. In , Mark Schweizer, a brand-new high-school graduate decided to eschew the family architectural business and become an opera singer. Against all prevailing wisdom and despite jokes from his peers such as "What does the music major say after his first job interview?
You want fries with that? To his father, the rationale was obv In , Mark Schweizer, a brand-new high-school graduate decided to eschew the family architectural business and become an opera singer. To his father, the rationale was obvious. Everything happens for a reason, however, and he now lives and works as a musician, composer, author and publisher in Tryon, North Carolina with his lovely wife, Donis. He actually has a bunch of degrees, including a Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Arizona.
What were they thinking? In the field of bad writing, Mark had the distinction of receiving a Dishonorable Mention in the Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest, an annual contest in which the entrants compete for the dubious honor of having composed the worst opening sentence to an imaginary novel. In varying stages of his career, Mark has waited tables, written articles for Collgehumor.
He also owns several chainsaws. Now, nine years later, that book, The Alto Wore Tweed, has had its ninth printing and the rest of the books bad writing aside are winning awards and working hard to catch up. Thanks to you, the Hayden Konig adventures continue to make their way into the hands of mystery lovers and across church choirs, one reader and singer at a time. Other books in the series.