Amanda Flower
India Hayes, an artist and librarian at Martin College in Stripling, Ohio:

Maid of Murder (2010)
Finalist 2010 Agatha Award for Best First Novel

Murder in a Basket (2012)

Chloe Humphrey, a 24-year-old computer whiz moving to Appleseed Creek, in the Amish country of Ohio:

A Plain Death (2012)

A Plain Scandal (2013)

A Plain Disappearance (2013)

A Plain Malice (2014)

Kelsey Cambridge, director of Barton Farm, a living history museum in Ohio, in the Living History Museum series:

The Final Reveille (2015)

The Final Tap (2016)

The Final Vow (2017)

Violet Waverly, working in her grandmother Daisy's store, Charming Books, near Niagara Falls, in Cascade Springs, New York, in the Magical Bookshop mysteries:

Crime and Poetry (2016)

Prose and Cons (2016)

Murders and Metaphors (2019)

Verse and Vengeance (2019)

Crimes and Covers (2022)

Bailey King, leaving New York to take over Swissmen Sweets, her Amish grandparents’ candy shop, in Harvest, Ohio, in the Amish Candy Shop mysteries:

Assaulted Caramel (2017)

Lethal Licorice (2018)

Premeditated Peppermint (2018)

Toxic Toffee (2019)

Fiona Knox, after losing her fiancé and her flower shop, inherits her godfather’s cottage and magical garden, in Duncreigan, Scotland, in the Magic Garden mysteries:

Flowers and Foul Play (2018) [review]

Death and Daisies (2018)

Mums and Mayhem (2020)

Darby Piper and Samantha Porter, partners in the Two Girls Detective Agency in Herrington, New York, in the Piper & Porter mysteries:

Dead-End Detective (2020)


Emily Dickenson, the poet, sleuthing in Amherst, Massachusetts, beginning in 1855:

Because I Could Not Stop for Death (2022)
2022 Agatha Award for Best Historical Novel
Finalist 2023 Mary Higgins Clark Award


Andora “Andi” Boggs, a 12-year-old science geek living with her older sister Bethany and their eccentric twenty-something aunt in a series for young adults:

Andi Unexpected (2013)
Finalist 2013 Agatha Award for Best Children’s/YA Novel

Andi Under Pressure (2014)
Finalist 2014 Agatha Award for Best Children’s/YA Novel

Andi Unstoppable (2015)
2015 Agatha Award for Best Children’s/YA Novel

Written as Isabella Alan
Angela Braddock, inheriting her Aunt Eleanor’s traditional Amish quilt shop, in fictional Rolling Brook, Ohio, in the Amish Quilt Shop mysteries:

Murder, Plain and Simple (2013)

Murder, Simply Stiched (2014)

Murder, Served Simply (2014)

Murder, Plainly Read (2015)

Murder, Handcrafted (2016)

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