Constance (Connie) Laux
Written as Miranda Bliss

Annie Capshaw, recently divorced, and her ex-beauty queen best friend, Eve DeCateur, in Arlington, Virginia, in the Cooking Class mysteries:

Cooking Up Murder (2006)

Murder on the Menu (2007)

Dead Men Don’t Get the Munchies (2007)

Dying for Dinner (2008)

Murder Has a Sweet Tooth (2009)

Written as Casey Daniels

Penelope “Pepper” Martin, a tour guide at a cemetery, who can talk with a mob boss ghost, in Cleveland, Ohio:

Don of the Dead (2006)

The Chick and the Dead (2007)

Tombs of Endearment (2007)

Night of the Loving Dead (2009)

Dead Man Talking (2009)

Tomb with a View (2010)

A Hard Day’s Fright (2011)

Wild Wild Death (2012)

Supernatural Born Killers (2012)

Graveyard Shift (2017)

Written as Kylie Logan

Josie Giancola, a leading expert on buttons with a button shop in Chicago, Illinois, in the Button Box mysteries:

Button Holed (2011)

Hot Button (2012)

Panic Button (2012)

Buttoned Up (2013)


The League of Literary Ladies series:

Mayhem at the Orient Express (2013)

A Tale of Two Biddies (2014)

The Legend of Sleepy Harlow (2014)

And Then There Were Nuns (2016)


Maxie Pierce, an amateur sleuth on the chili cook-off circuit:

Chili Con Carnage (2013)

Death by Devil’s Breath (2014)

Revenge of the Chili Queens (2015)


Laurel Inwood, a former Hollywood personal chef now helping her aunt Sophie run a restaurant, in Hubbard, Ohio, in the Ethnic Eats mysteries:

Irish Stewed (2016)

French Fried (2017)