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Baker Street Mystery Series

Valerie Burns writes the Baker Street Mystery Series which started in August 2022 and is set in Michigan.  It features Maddy Montgomery, a social media expert who’s #StartingOver in small town Michigan after inheriting her great-aunt’s…

Devil's Beach Mystery Series

Tara Lush writes the Devil's Beach Mystery Series which started in July 2022 and is set in Florida.  It features food truck owner Hadley Mortimer who fled New Hampshire and opened 'Give Me Chills', an artisan ice cream truck.


Southern Psychic Sisters Mystery Series

A. Gardner writes the Southern Psychic Sisters Mystery Series which started in 2017 and is set in Alabama. It features Ember Greene, a savvy businesswoman and troubled psychic, who returns to her family's bakery in southern Alabama after…

Hope Herring Mystery Series

J.A. Whiting and Nell McCarthy write the Hope Herring Mystery Series which started in 2020 and is set in North Carolina.  After unexpectedly losing her husband, Hope Herring and her daughter, Cori, leave their home and move away to start…

Ice Cream Shop Mystery Series

Meri Allen writes the Ice Cream Shop Mystery Series which started in July 2021 and is set in Connecticut. Riley Rhodes, travel food blogger and librarian at the CIA, makes a bittersweet return to her childhood home of Penniman,…

Shake Shop Mystery Series

Dana Mentink writes the Shake Shop Mystery Series which started in 2021 and is set in Oregon.  It features recently divorced Trinidad Jones who is finally ready for a fresh start. So when she's left one of her ex's businesses in…

Beacon Bakeshop Mystery

Darci Hannah writes the Beacon Bakeshop Mystery Series which started in February 2021 and is set in Michigan.  It features Lindsey Bakewell who left big city Wall Street for small town Beacon Harbor, Michigan.  Lindsey converts an…

Oregon Honeycomb Mystery Series

Nancy Coco (AKA Nancy Parra) writes the Oregon Honeycomb Mystery Series which started in January 2021 and is set in Oregon.  It features Wren Johnson who owns the 'Let It Bee' honey boutique.  It also features her Havana Brown cat,…

Kitchen Witch Mystery Series

Lynn Cahoon writes the Kitchen Witch Mystery Series which started in August 2020 and is set in Idaho.  It features kitchen witch Mia Malone who moves to her Grandmother's quirky Idaho hometown, where magic is an open secret and…

Bookish Baker Mystery Series

Laura Jensen Walker writes the Bookish Baker Mystery Series which started in August 2020 and is set in Wisconsin.  It features mystery writer and baker Teddie St. John and her American Eskimo dog, Gracie.


Tea by the Sea Mystery Series

Vicki Delany writes the Tea by the Sea Mystery Series which started in July 2020 and is set in Massachusetts.  As the proud proprietor and head pastry chef of Tea by the Sea, a traditional English tearoom on the picturesque bluffs of Cape Cod,…

Deep Lakes Mystery Series

Joy Ann Ribar writes the Deep Lakes Mystery Series which is set in Wisconsin and started in June 2019.  It features Francine "Frankie" Champagne. The 40-something owner of Bubble and Bake — bakery by day, wine lounge by night —…

Ice Cream Parlor Mystery Series

Abby Collette writes the Ice Cream Parlor Mystery Series which is set in Ohio and started in May 2020.  Recent MBA grad Bronwyn Crewse has just taken over her family's ice cream shop in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, and she's going back to…

Vintage Sweets Mystery Series

Kaye George writes the Vintage Sweets Mystery Series which is set in Texas and started in March 2020. 

In the picturesque tourist town of Fredericksburg, Texas, Tally Holt has opened a new candy store with a vintage twist, but there’s no…

A Bakeshop Mystery Series

Ellie Alexander writes A Bakeshop Mystery series the which started in December 2014 and is set in Oregon. Welcome to Torte—a friendly, small-town family bake shop where the treats are so good that, sometimes, it’s criminal… After graduating from…

A Death by Chocolate Mystery Series

Sarah Graves writes the Death by Chocolate Mystery Series which started in January 2018 and is set in Maine. It features Jacobia “Jake” Tiptree and her best friend Ellie who open a waterfront bake shop, The Chocolate Moose. Sarah wrote the Home…

Amish Candy Shop Mystery Series

Amanda Flower (aka Isabella Alan) writes the Amish Candy Shop Mystery Series which started in August 2017 and is set in Ohio. Bailey King is living the sweet life as assistant chocolatier at world-famous JP Chocolates in New York City. But just…

Baker's Treat Mystery Series

Nancy Parra writes the Baker's Treat Mystery series which started in May 2013 and is set in Oiltop, Kansas. It features Gluten-free baker, Toni Ryder who inherits the family homestead and brings her Gluten-free bakery to Oiltop's Main Street only…

Berry Basket Mystery Series

Sharon Farrow writes the Berry Basket Mystery Series which started in October 2016 and is set in Michigan. It features Marlee Jacob who returns to the sandy shores of Oriole Point, Michigan and now runs the Berry Basket, a berry emporium with…

Black Cat Cafe Mystery Series

Lyndsey Cole writes the Black Cat Cafe Mystery series which is set in New Hampshire. It features Annie Fisher who flees Cooper, NY and moves to her hometown of Catfish Cove, NH. Annie immediately has a place to live, a job at her Aunt Leona’s new…

Bread & Batter Mystery Series

Karoline Barrett writes the Bread & Batter Mystery series which started in November 2015 and is set in New York. It features co-owners of Bread and Batter Bakery, Molly Tyler and Olivia Williams. Molly is recently divorced and looking for a…

Bread Shop Mystery Series

Winnie Archer (aka Misa Ramirez & Melissa Bourbon) writes the Bread Shop Mystery Series which started in February 2017 and is set in California. It features struggling photographer Ivy Culpepper. She has lots of soul-searching to do since…

Candy Coated Mystery Series

Nancy Coco (aka Nancy Parra) writes the Candy Coated Mystery series which started in November 2013 and is set in Mackinac Island, Michigan. It features Alice McMurphy, owner of the “Historic McMurphy Hotel and Fudge Shop. The old Victorian Inn…

Chocoholic Mysteries

Joanna Carl (AKA Eve K Sandstrom) writes the Chocoholic Mystery Series. It features Lee McKinney, a Texas beauty queen transplanted to a Michigan resort, where she is business manager for TenHuis Chocolade, a business owned by her aunt, Nettie…

Christmas River Mystery Series

Meg Muldoon writes the Christmas River Mystery series which started in 2012 and is set in Oregon. It features pie baker extraordinaire Cinnamon Peters. Cinnamon owns a bakery in the charming town of Christmas River and they celebrate Christmas…

Cookie Cutter Shop Mystery Series

This series started in 2011 and takes place in Chatterley Heights, Maryland. It features Olivia Greyson and her best friend, Maddie Briggs. Together they own The Gingerbread House which is on the first floor of Livie's Victorian home. Their shop…

Cookie House Mystery Series

Eve Calder writes the Cookie House Mystery Series which started in July 2019 and is set in Florida. Kate McGuire’s life was sweet in Manhattan before she lost her restaurant job and fiancé both. But sometimes that’s just the way the cookie…

Cookies & Chance Mystery Series

Catherine Bruns writes the Cookies & Chance Mystery series which started in 2015 and is set in New York. It features recently divorced Sally Muccio. Sally had her crosses to bear: a cheating ex-boyfriend, crazy Italian parents, and an…

Cupcake Mysteries

This series started in 2010 and takes place in Arizona. Melanie Cooper and Angie DeLaura are finally living out their dream as the proud owners of the Fairy Tale Cupcakes bakery. Solve mysteries.


Daisy's Tea Garden Mystery Series

Karen Rose Smith writes the Daisy's Tea Garden Mystery Series which started in December 2017 and is set in Pennsylvania. In an old Victorian in the heart of Pennsylvania’s Amish country, Daisy Swanson and her aunt Iris serve soups, scones, and…