Karen Cantwell

Deals and Contests and New Books!

Well, the fourth Barbara Marr novel, Saturday Night Cleaver, will soon be arriving to Kindles, Nooks, and Kobos near you, so to celebrate the week-away release I have lowered the price of Take the Monkeys and Run (the first in the series) to just $1.00! If you haven’t read that one yet, snatch it up now. If you have, please tell a friend!

And for further celebration – I am running yet another BE A CHARACTER IN A BARBARA MARR NOVEL CONTEST!

I ran this same contest prior to releasing Silenced by the Yams and the winner was the lovely Barbara Haynes. That’s right – Barbara won the fun of having a character named after her in a Barbara Marr novel! So now you REALLY have to read Saturday Night Cleaver, and see how I handled that one!

So, do you want to be a character in the next novel, Dead Man Stalking? If so, you can do this one of two ways:

1) leave a comment here saying you want to be entered (leaving your email address as well, will help me contact you later)


2) email me at karen.cantwell@yahoo.com – type CHARACTER NAME CONTEST in the subject line.

I will choose a winner at random on December 14th.

So remember: Saturday Night Cleaver will be available ON or BEFORE December 7th – when released, it will be available for only $1.00 – I like to give loyal fans a deal! But shortly after, it will go up to $3.99, so grab it up quick!


  1. Pamela Hargraves

    I cannot wait for this bbok, hurry up Dec 7th. Definitely want to be entered in this contest, a character named after me would be awesome!!! flintloudon@aol.com

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  3. It would really be fun to be a character! My real name is Janet Morrissey. harbingerdc@gmail.com

  4. Yes, I want to be a character. lilwolfmama (at) gmail (dot) com. My name is Angie Holtz.

  5. Pamela, Janet, and Angie – you’re all entered! Thank you for stopping by!

  6. I would love to see a character with my name in your book! My name is Nola Weaver

  7. I really would love to be entered!!! My name is Lindsey Cortes and I am a big fan. My email address is linsylu24@hotmail.com

  8. Hi Nola and Lindsey! You’re both entered! Good luck!

  9. Neat contest! My name is Lisa DuVal

  10. I can’t wait for Saturday Night Cleaver! Ugh, I have such a boring name. :/ Can I enter my daughters name? I would love to see her with Colt. 😀 Cheree King. whatwazithinkin @ cableone (dot) net.

  11. I would love the chance to hang with Barbara even if it is only fictionally!!

  12. I love your books & can’t wait to read the next one. I would love to have a character named after me – you could even kill my character off- I wouldn’t be offended. my email is fishes1986@cox.net and my name is Sherri Fisher.

  13. I love all of these names!! Lisa, Linda, Cynthia, and Sherri – you’re all entered! Good luck! 🙂

  14. Oh, and Linda – I’ll gladly enter you under your daughter’s name! And absolutely, Colt needs a good woman! This could work. As for the name Linda – your name actually appears in Saturday Night Cleaver – I hope you’re not offended when you read it. You’ll understand soon enough… 🙂

  15. I bought Saturday Night Cleaver when it came out last week. And I would love to be a character who hangs around with Barbara Marr.


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