The Final Vow
Summer weddings in Barton Farm’s picturesque church are standard procedure for museum director Kelsey Cambridge. At least they were until the Cherry Foundation, which supports the museum, orders Kelsey to host her ex-husband’s wedding on Farm grounds.
Ambitious wedding planner Vianna Pine is determined to make the bride’s Civil War-themed wedding perfect. But each time...more
Barton Farm’s picturesque church is the perfect place for a summer wedding but the next wedding on the calendar is not one Kelsey Cambridge is looking forward to. The wedding planner Vianna Pine is a perfectionist but Kelsey can handle that, it the bridezilla she can do without. Krissie Pumpernickel, her ex’s fiancee is driving both Kelsey and Vianna crazy with her demands. Going so far as to ask the the flowers be removed from the gardens because they draw insects and have ...more
So that is my "tag line" for this cozy mystery that took me through a few different emotions because I felt for Kelsey having to deal with her ex getting remarried where she works to someone that is a spoiled person and expects everything to be done her way. Kelsey put up with a lot and on top of that has to figure out who killed Vianna and why. I honestly never suspected the character that ...more
In this book, it's time for the big wedding and Kelsey is working hard not to walk away from it all.
Krissy is a true bridezilla and even the wedding planner is at her wits end.
Providing the venue for an ex husband and his bride to be takes patience and every is slowly running out.
When a grim accident turns out to be murder, fingers point and accusations are tossed.
Will this gruesome image hurt the farm and put a wrench in the wedding?
As with the other books there is soon a body, and the impact might just shut down the farm, and cancel the wedding. As we go through the lists of suspects you will be changing your mind and I was really surprised ...more
Kelsey not only has the wedding to deal ...more
I do have some triggers with characters that are too docile and get pushed around. Kelsey takes a lot of abuse from her ex's fiancé and I can understand why with her little son, but.... Luckily, it wasn't so much that I had to stop reading from sheer exasperation (yes, with a fictional character).
Author: Amanda Flower
Publisher: Midnight Ink
Genre: Mystery & Thriller
Sub-Genre: Suspense, Amateur Sleuth, Cozy Mystery, Women Sleuths,
Reviewed For NetGalley and Midnight Ink
Rating: 4.25 Stars
Summer weddings at Barton Farm’s picturesque church were standard procedure for museum director Kelsey Cambridge―until the Cherry Foundation, which supports the ...more
I'm not sure how Amanda Flower is able to take things that sooo don't belong together (see above) and put them together to make perfect sense. I'm glad she is able to because her books ...more
Kelsey is the director of a living heritage museum that includes a farm and period village. To help supplement the income from normal tourists, ...more
When it comes to making a reader want more Amanda Flower has a knack for it. I eagerly read any book by her, and then wait impatiently for another release. The Final Vow was a beautiful mystery, yes I did say beautiful.
Though I have to agree with Laura, Kelsey will have her wedding to the right man one day, a girls gotta have faith. And then all the wedding planners, I have had dreams of once being a wedding planner, but no more. These gals can have that job, I will stick with reading their ...more
The plot-The Bridezilla or not/ The over the top wedding planner
The victim-The wedding planner
The mystery-who dun it/why
All the components of a good Cozy Mystery. I enjoyed the plot. I liked the setting.
The author did a great job of making the reader feel they were a part of the historical farm.
I enjoyed Kelsey and her reactions to all the chaos surrounding the pending wedding of her ex-husband.
After the wedding planner literally falls to her death Kelsey ...more
Kelsey Cambridge is in charge of the historic Barton Farm's living museum. Her ex-husband is remarrying and his bride, Krissy, has planned her entire wedding around it being held at the Farm. Krissy is the worst example of a woman who does not understand the word “no”. She is rude and manipulative. Most of all she has threatened Kelsey with taking custody of Kelsey's son, Hayden. She has also threatened Kelsey's job at the Farm. Krissy comes from ...more
The Third Living History Museum Mystery
With the fear of losing funding for the museum and custody of her son, Kelsey Cambridge has to put a smile on her face and play nice with her ex-husband's bridezilla and the wedding planner from hell. While she has to attempt to appease the women, Kelsey will not risk safety at Barton Farm and adamantly denies putting lights in the church's steeple. Yet Jason comes rushing to Kelsey's door saying he saw lights in the steeple ...more
Flower weaves historical ...more
This is a new cozy mystery series and author I have not ...more
demanding bride, a wedding planner who is trying to abide by the bride while keeping the integrity of the old church as well as safety of the patrons and guests of the wedding. But who killed Vianna and why?? This story starts out innocent enough, but then the story picks up and it is hard to put it down. Then, you're turning the pages to find out the answers just to ...more
I appreciated how Kelsey was able to handle herself under the circumstances and think that she ...more