Southern Sass and a Battered Bride (A Marygene Brown Mystery) by Kate Young

Southern Sass and a Battered Bride (A Marygene Brown Mystery)
by Kate Young

With action galore and snippets of humor to lighten the scenes, Ms. Young weaves in clues to keep the reader guessing.
~Cinnamon, Sugar, and a Little Bit of Murder

Southern Sass and A Battered Bride is another winner in the Marygene Brown Mystery series! . . . You’re going to love following the clues carefully laid out by the author. There are plenty of red herrings that keep you guessing.
~Christy’s Cozy Corners

It is a page turning, read in one session kind of book with plenty of twists and turns to keep the reader fully engaged until the big reveal.
~I Read What You Write!

Kate Young gives her readers a story full of Southern charm and sass and characters that are realistic and true. The dialogues are cleverly written and the humor is spot-on.
~Escape With Dollycas Into A Good Book

I loved this one from start to finish. This one will hook you from the very beginning and will hold your attention right to the end.
~Literary Gold

Marygene is fabulous, and their island is filled with the greatest characters. They make me laugh out loud and tear up too.
~Baroness’ Book Trove

The clues just grow . . . mixed in with lots of emotions as it all plays out. Makes for a great cozy once it all combines keeping you hooked until the very end. A highly recommended read. I totally loved it so I give it 5/5 stars.
~Books a Plenty Book Reviews

This one was a super fun read. I enjoyed every crazy minute.
~My Reading Journeys

SOUTHERN SASS AND A BATTERED BRIDE is a laugh out loud, exciting read that will keep you guessing. Plenty of thrills and quite a few chills will keep you on your toes . . .
~Cozy Up With Kathy

I love the spunky southern characters and small-town vibe of Southern Sass and a Battered Bride. The various mysteries were great too. The humor and the recipes added to my delight.
~Diane Reviews Books

About Southern Sass and a Battered Bride

Southern Sass and a Battered Bride (A Marygene Brown Mystery)
Cozy Mystery
3rd in Series
Publisher: Kensington (April 27, 2021)
Mass Market Paperback: 352 pages
ISBN-10: 1496721497
ISBN-13: 978-1496721495
Digital ASIN : B08F2WNNPQ

At a murder mystery–themed wedding reception on Georgia’s picturesque Peach Cove Island, the bride is doing an awfully good job playing dead . . .


Marygene Brown always figured she’d marry her childhood sweetheart, Alex Myers, not cater his wedding. But the Peach Diner could use the exposure. Most of the island is showing up—although more for the role-playing murder game at the reception than for the widely loathed bridezilla, Lucy Carmichael. Marygene may have to smile through the festivities, but Mama doesn’t have to hold her peace—especially since only Marygene can hear her mother’s ghost. Mama says she sees an aura of darkness around the wedding.


So when Marygene finds Lucy lying beside the wedding cake, buried in batter, with no pulse, it looks like Mama called it. This is no game. And when the bride’s body simply vanishes, it’s up to Marygene and her best friend Betsy (cousin to the groom and no fan of the bride) to solve a real-life mystery—with a little help from Mama’s sassy spirit . . .


Includes Seven Recipes from Marygene’s Kitchen!

About Kate Young

Kate Young writes Southern mystery novels. She is a member of Sisters in Crime and the Guppy Chapter. Kate lives in a small town in Georgia with her husband, three kids, and Shih Tzu. When she is not writing her own books, she’s reading or cooking.

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