Lucy Stone mysteries
Introducing a sleuth that"mothers everywhere will identify with"—first in the long-running series from the New York Times bestselling author(Publishers Weekly).
As if baking holiday cookies, knitting a sweater for her husband's gift, and making her daughter's angel costume for the church pageant weren't enough things for Lucy Stone's busy Christmas schedule, she's
New York Times-Bestselling Author: In this "solid mystery," a very pregnant sleuth races the clock to deliver justice to a killer (San Francisco Chronicle).
With three kids underfoot, a fourth on the way, and an oppressive heat wave bearing down, homemaker Lucy Stone is hardly enjoying an idyllic summer. But her preoccupation with swelling ankles, Bavarian creme doughnut cravings, and sewing sequins
In this little Maine town, Halloween brings a homicide: "[A] charming setting and likable cast...enjoyable reading."—Publishers Weekly
The locals in Tinker's Cove are busy planning haunted-house parties and ghostly galas, and Lucy Stone is whipping up orange-frosted cupcakes, recycling tutus for her daughters' costumes, helping her son with his pre-teen rebellion, and breast-feeding her brand-new baby. But amid
An assistant principal is found dead and a sleuthing mom studies the clues: "Captivating, well-written, and just plain fun."—Tulsa World
It's back to school time in the peaceful Maine town of Tinker's Cove, and for Lucy Stone, mother of four, it isn't a moment too soon. But trouble at the local elementary school soon has the sometime crime-solver juggling family, job, and night classes with another mystery.
Lucy has barely arrived at her first library board meeting when the new librarian is found dead in the basement. The agitated group assumes Bitsy...
New York Times-Bestselling Author: "A down-to-earth sleuth" investigates carnage at a cookie exchange (Library Journal).
For Lucy Stone, the best thing about Christmas in Tinker's Cove, Maine, has always been the annual Cookie Exchange. But the usual generosity and goodwill is missing from this year's event, which turns out to be a complete disaster. Petty rivalries and feuds that have long been simmering
Once again, Leslie Meier gives mystery fans a reason to give thanks for the eccentric charms of Tinker's Cove and the intriguing exploits of its resident amateur sleuth, Lucy Stone.
Turkey Day Murder
Tinker's Cove has a long history of Thanksgiving festivities, from visits with TomTom Turkey to the annual Warriors high school football game and Lucy Stone's impressive pumpkin pie. But this year, someone has added murder to the menu,...
New York Times-Bestselling Author: A millionaire is found dead near his yacht, and a local mom launches an investigation...
Already juggling four kids' hectic schedules, a rambunctious dog, an attention-craving husband, and a full-time reporter job, Lucy Stone can't possibly squeeze in another responsibility...or can she? There's a big wedding coming up, and Lucy's promised her friend she'll help arrange the lavish
A ninetieth-birthday celebration may be ruined by a nefarious killer, in a mystery filled with "believable and lovable characters" (Publishers Weekly).
The town of Tinker's Cove is looking forward to the celebration marking former librarian Julia Ward Howe Tilley's ninetieth birthday. Lucy Stone, Miss Tilley's closest friend, dreamed up the party idea—around the same time she decided she's not getting old
A small-town reporter hunts a big-city killer in a novel by a New York Times-bestselling author who provides "a truly American version of the English cozy" (Tulsa World).
When her part-time reporting gig gives Lucy the opportunity to attend a Boston newspaper conference, she looks forward to a vacation from domestic bliss. But upon leaving Tinker's Cove, Maine, she quickly discovers that alone time can be kind
New York Times-Bestselling Author: A peaceful Maine town erupts in fireworks over nudists, lobster poachers, and a fatal hit-and-run...
Lucy Stone is in the doghouse with her next-door neighbor, Mrs. Prudence Pratt. It seems that Kudo, the Stones' misbehaving mutt, has developed a taste for Mrs. Pratt's blue-ribbon winning chickens, as well an escape artist's talent for sneaking out. With the Fourth of July coming
New York Times-Bestselling Author: A mother and daughter visiting from Maine get mixed up in murder at a Manhattan fashion magazine...
After the annual parade of Christmas presents in Tinker's Cove, Maine, has ended, Lucy Stone and her daughter Elizabeth are ready to ring in the new year in style. Elizabeth has won mother/daughter winter makeovers in Manhattan from Jolie magazine! But the all-expenses-paid
13) Bake sale murder
Suburban squabbles reveal darker secrets in this mystery from the New York Times-bestselling author who "writes with sparkle and warmth" (Chicago Sun Times).
Ever since local developer Fred Stanton and his wife, Mimi, built five modular homes next door to Lucy Stone's farmhouse, life hasn't been the same. With Mimi complaining about everything from the state of Lucy's lawn to another neighbor's lovable dog, quaint
New York Times-bestselling author: "Charming...Warm and homespun characters, plenty of seaside ambience and a fast-moving plot."—Publishers Weekly
Not many people in Tinker's Cove, Maine, knew Old Dan Malone. The grizzled barkeep's social circle was limited to the rough-hewn lobstermen and other assorted toughs that frequented his bar. But when his body is found bobbing in the town's icy harbor,
'Tis the season for suspicion in thesethree Christmas crime-solving confections—with recipes! "Entertaining...a sweet holiday treat for mystery lovers."—Publishers Weekly
'Tis the season for trimming the tree, caroling, baking cookies, and waiting for Santa to drop down the chimney. But in this festive collection of whodunits, murder is also paying a visit...
Candy Cane Murder by New