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Stirring The Plot

Recipes For Great Reading

Long-Running Series:

Susan Wittig Albert’s mystery series featuring herbalist China Bayles.

JoAnna Carl’s “Chocoholic” mystery series featuring Lee McKinney Woodyard.

Laura Child’s “Cackleberry Club” mysteries featuring three friends who open a café.

Isis Crawford’s mystery series featuring caterers – and sisters – Bernie and Libby.

Diane Mott Davidson’s mystery series featuring caterer/chef Goldy Schulz.

Joanne Fluke’s mystery series about bakery owner Hannah Swensen.

Julie A. Hyzy’s “White House Chef” Olivia Paras mystery series.

Jenn McKinlay’s “Cupcake Bakery” mysteries.

Tamar Myers’ “Pennsylvania Dutch” mystery series featuring innkeeper Magdalena Yoder.

Katherine Hall Page’s mystery series featuring caterer Faith Fairchild.


Additional Titles

Murder in the Cookbook Nook*
Ellery Adams

Meet Your Baker*
Ellie Alexander

Cooking Up Murder*
Miranda Bliss

Above the Bay of Angels
Rhys Bowen

Éclair and Present Danger
Laura Bradford

A Sheetcake Named Desire*
Jacklyn Brady

Penne Dreadful
Catherine Bruns

An Appetite for Murder*
Lucy Burdette

One Poison Pie*
Lynn Cahoon

The Grave Gourmet*
Alexander Campion

A Slice of Murder*
Chris Cavender

Death by Dumpling*
Vivien Chien

A Deadly Inside Scoop*
Abby Collette

Jessica Conant-Park

By Cook or by Crook*
Maya Corrigan

The Diva Runs Out of Thyme*
Krista Davis

Death Comes In through the Kitchen
Teresa Dovalpage

Assaulted Caramel*
Amanda Flower

A Deadly Eclair*
Daryl Wood Gerber

Death by Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake*
Sarah Graves

A Deadly Grind

Victoria Hamilton

Murder with Fried Chicken and Waffles*
A.L. Herbert

Dying for a Taste*
Leslie Karst

Hummus and Homicide
Tina Kashian

The Gourmet Detective
Peter King

Restaurant Weeks are Murder*
Libby Klein

Chili Con Carnage*
Kylie Logan

Cookie Dough or Die*
Virginia Lowell

Arsenic and Adobo
Mia Manansala

Killer Gourmet*
G. A. McKevett

French Pastry Murder*
Leslie Meier

Bread of the Dead*
Ann Myers

The Chef
James Patterson

Carbs and Cadavers*
J. B. Stanley

Killer Mousse*
Melinda Wells

Auntie Lee’s Delights
Ovidia Yu

*part of a series


Updated 09/21 mcs