Lea Wait writes the Antique Print Mysteries which started in 2002 and takes place in New Jersey. It features recently widowed Maggie Summer who is the owner of Shadow Antiques. Maggie may be antique print expert but she is also good at solving murders. The first book in this series, Shadows at the Fair, was nominated for an Agatha Award for Best First Novel.
Lea also writes the Mainely Needlepoint Mystery series which starts in January 2015 and is set in Maine. It features Angie Curtis who left Haven Harbor, Maine when she was 18 to escape her mother’s legacy. Now it’s ten years later, her mother’s body has been found, and she’s pulled back into a world she’d thought she’d left behind...