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Murder of a Wedding Belle: A Scumble River Mystery Mass Market Paperback – April 6, 2010

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Book 12 of 15 in the Scumble River Mystery Series

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"I enjoy every minute of every book of this series." -- Charlaine Harris

About the Author

Denise Swanson worked as a school psychologist for more than twenty-two years. She lives in Illinois with her husband, Dave, who is a classical music composer, and their cool black cat, Boomerang. For more information, visit her website: www.deniseswanson.com
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  • Series: Scumble River Mystery (Book 12)
  • Mass Market Paperback: 272 pages
  • Publisher: NAL (April 6, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0451229614
  • ISBN-13: 978-0451229618
  • Product Dimensions: 4.2 x 0.7 x 6.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #506,457 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Scrumble River school psychologist Skye Denison also serves as a consultant to the police department run by her boyfriend Wally Boyd. Six months ago, the Chief of Police asked Skye to marry him, but though she loves Wally she keeps putting him off with excuses as she fears placing her heart on the line again.

Trouble starts for Skye when her California cousin Riley decides to marry her powerful millionaire fiancé in Scrumble River. She reluctantly agrees to serve as maid of honor but when elitist snob wedding planner Belle Canfield informs Skye that her Cuz named her as her wedding assistant on this event, Skye becomes extremely upset. Although she tries, she cannot get out of working for the stern taskmistress who antagonizes everyone she meets until Belle pushes someone over the edge and murders her. Skye assists Wally on the homicide investigation while also putting together the marriage ceremony as the paid wedding planner.

As always with a Scrumble River police procedural (see Murder of a Royale Pain) Denise Swanson combines humor and romance within an intriguing homicide investigation while the support cast feels like friends. There are plenty of suspects just on the wedding list and Skye using her psychological skills find many with strong motives, but must ferret out who would act on the desire. Readers who have put together a social event like a wedding will commiserate with the heroine, as she finds relief in working the Murder of a Wedding Belle.

Harriet Klausner
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Rain, a cup of peppermint tea, and Denise Swanson's latest Scumble River mystery made for a perfect afternoon.
While school is out for the summer, school psychologist Skye Dennison keeps busy wearing a number of other hats including her position as psychological consultant for the police, bridesmaid for her cousin's upscale-to-excess wedding, and wedding planner for the over-the-top extravaganza. All of the delightful Scumble River characters are back including Wally, Simon and Belle, May and Vince, Frannie and Justin, and the not-so-delightful but highly entertaining Dooziers. This is the kind of book that while I want to keep reading and find out who did it (I couldn't figure it out before Skye), at the same time I don't want to get to the end (especially since it will be next April before I get to Scumble River again).
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Once again Denise Swanson has delivered an intriguing mystery. She finds a perfect balance for newcomers to the series and those who have followed the series from the beginning. Just the right amount of information to let new readers know the characters without boring old readers.
Murder of a Wedding Belle is a nice combination of mystery, romance and humor. Anyone who has ever been involved in a wedding can relate to the chaos surrounding this wedding.
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Bought several in this series, daughter and I read them, and I gave them to town library. Librarians read them first and put them in our large check-out section. Next lady took them all at once! Still are coming and going. Amazing how well the books are lasting up in great condition. Wish there were more already...
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love every minute of every book in this series. murder mysteries from a home town most of us can relate to, with believable characters most of us are aquainted with. fast moving stories. a perfect "beach read"
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I have read all the books in this series and this was another enjoyable book as were the others. I enjoy reading about Skye's interactions with her family members and this book keeps you turning the pages right up till the end. The Scumble River books are always filled with laughs and mystery. I am looking foward to the next in the series to find out what happens in Skye's love life.
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I have read this whole series and I love Skye and the entire Scumble River "gang". Murder of a Wedding Belle does not disappoint except I have a question. I do not remember in previous books it being mentioned that Skye had been in the Peace Corps years before she returned to Scumble River. Seriously is this new or am I more senile than I thought.
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The more we learn about the victim in MURDER OF A WEDDING BELLE, the easier it is to wonder why no one had murdered her before she came to Scumble River. Skye doesn't want to be the local assistant to her cousin's self-centered and abrasive wedding planner, but Cora, her last living grandparent is ill. Riley is the only grandchild of Cora's sister, Dora, and Cora wants Skye to help out. Skye may have improved in the just-say-no-to-your-mom department, but she can't say it to Grandma. At least it will be a well-paid summer job.

Riley has been living in California, where she bagged herself a rich older man. By having her wedding in humble Scumble River, Riley can show off to the kin and home town folks as well as show up the second cousin/first cousin-once-removed she once idolized. I'm sure that having Skye slave for the obnoxious planner is icing on the bridezilla's cake. The details about the excessive spending for the wedding and reception are definitely worthy of some head shaking. There's a Red Ragger wedding in chapter 22 that makes an interesting contrast. (I was puzzled that Earl Doozier, Senior claimed that Elvis was his only brother that they knew about in chapter 17 because he has another brother. That's Hap, Cletus' father. He's in jail. However, a personal e-mail from the author explained that Hap has been disowned.)

Skye has her hands full with wedding details, helping Wally catch the killer, stewing over whether or not to accept Wally's proposal, and dealing with ex-boyfriend Simon's desire to get back together. (If Skye knew her traditional spook tales, Simon's last words in this novel might make her nervous.)

I didn't like either Riley or her fiancé, Nick.
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